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Commerce Mayor Wyman Williams says the City Council received a report from Acting City Manager Ned Muse that the city actually saw an increase in sales-tax and property tax revenue during the 2019-20 fiscal year, just ended, despite the coronavirus lockdowns.  One reason is a new state law that allows cities to receive sales taxes from online purchases. 

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Commerce Mayor Wyman Williams reports the Fire Department has received a $122,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to improve training and readiness.  And the mayor says, because property values have increased, revenue to the city has increased, while the tax rate has remained the same, making a 3% across-the-board salary increase for city employees possible.

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Commerce Mayor Wyman Williams explains the city's budget and tax rate for the 2018-19 fiscal year.  The city council held a hearing on the tax rate Tuesday night.  The rate is expected to remain at 82 cents per $100 property value, but revenues to the city will increase because of higher property values.

Cooper Discusses Inspections, Approves Budget

Oct 19, 2017
Voting finished for the City of Cooper and Cooper ISD on May 5, 2018.
Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

Certificates of occupancy and property inspections were contemplated during a recent Cooper City Council meeting. City of Cooper Mayor Darren Braddy had just completed a week’s worth of code enforcement and ordinance training and brought new insights to the Council.

Commissioner Atkins to Address Hunt County Budget

Sep 5, 2012
http://www.huntcounty.net

GREENVILLE - A Hunt County Commissioner, vocal in his opposition of the recently approved county budget, is hosting a town hall meeting this weekend.

Local Budget Talks Near Completion

Aug 15, 2012
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We’re approaching the home stretch for area counties and cities as officials work to finalize the next fiscal year’s budget and conduct public hearings.

'Tis the season to...spend lots of money?
That's what I felt like after doing some major Christmas shopping today. There are always so many people to buy for: I don't want anyway to be left out, or think I didn't care enough to spend more time or money on them.

So tonight, I've tracked down some tips from another great blog called Surviving College Life, and I'm also going to throw in a couple of my own:

-Make it personal