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Neighborhood Empowerment Zones Boosting Construction In Commerce


CommerceMayor Wyman Williams says the Commerce City Council this week approved another Neighborhood Empowerment Zone, this one on Hickory Street, providing a tax break for the construction of new mutli-family housing units.  Several such zones have been approved in the city for residential and commercial building projects.

The mayor says the City Council has approved the second and final reading of ordiances declaring no parking along the Hwy. 24 east service road from Culver Street to the crosswalk at the Texas A&M-Commerce Health Science Builidng, and on Bois D'Arc Street between Live Oak and Lee Streets, adjacent to the Texas A&M-Commerce campus.  

John Mark Dempsey is the host of the public interest program The Blacklands Café from KETR News. Dempsey is also the play-by-play announcer for Commerce Tigers Football on 88.9 FM and on ketr.org.
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