News Line for Commerce

'Worst' city streets due for resurfacing
More than two miles of Commerce’s “worst” streets stand to be resurfaced this fall as the city council develops its 2014 paving schedule.
Source: Commerce News

Budget on Commerce council's agenda
Members probably won’t have a lot to say about it Monday night, but the Commerce City Council is expected to approve a $26 million budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year.
Source: Commerce News

Council gives green light to apartments
The Commerce City Council gave its approval for the construction of 48 units of income-restricted senior apartments Monday night.
Source: Commerce News

Council rips Crow over fire contract
Commerce officials are trying to figure out what Jackson County Board of Commissioners chairman Tom Crow is up to in trying to change a contract approved by the commissioners, the Commerce City Council and the East Jackson Fire District.
Source: Commerce News

Commerce discussing water, sewer with Nicholson
Commerce city manager Pete Pyrzenski met recently with Nicholson officials to discuss the possibility of the city providing water and sewer services to Nicholson.
Source: Commerce News

City staff backs Oxford building rehab project
Having its proposal for renovating the former Oxford building into low-income apartments shot down by the Commerce Planning Commission, a St. Louis company presented a different proposal to the Commerce City Council on Monday night at the council’s “work session” meeting.
Source: Commerce News

City to study offering high-speed Internet
It wasn’t on the agenda for the meeting, but on Monday night the Commerce City Council asked city manager Pete Pyrzenski to look into whether the city could — or should — offer high-speed Internet services in competition with Windstream.
Source: Commerce News

Cost of paying city utility bills late going up
The cost of being late with Commerce utility payments is about to go up substantially.
Source: Commerce News