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Commerce EDC Announces Receipt of USDA RURAL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE GRANT
In the Amount of $90,000

Through the USDA, the Commerce Economic Development Corporation has received $90,000 in grant funds to establish a revolving loan fund. These funds will be used to provide financial assistance through low interest loans to small and emerging private business enterprises within the City of Commerce ETJ. A primary component for loan consideration is job creation.
Guidelines and applications will be available through the Commerce EDC, and must also meet approval by the USDA.

Rail Road CrossingRail Services - Another Advantage of Locating Your Company in Commerce

In today’s economy, rail services offer an affordable and dependable solution. Not only is rail transport considered the most energy efficient mode of transportation, but with rising fuel prices, the lower cost of rail transportation increases its allure. With its ability to avoid the congestion involved with ground transport, rail transport is the most reliable mode of mass transportation and considered the safest means of delivering undamaged goods. Further, for environmentally savvy companies, rail transport tops the list as the most environmentally friendly mode of transportation...more about Commerce

Featured Properties

Commerce is currently featuring the following two properties:

Aerial Map of CommerceCommerce Economic Development Poster

The CEDC aided in the development of an aerial map of Commerce, displaying potential business and manufacturing sites. Also seen on this birds eye view of Commerce, are city services, amenities and educational resources....view map

Covidien Plant Finds Good Fit with CommerceCovidien Plant Finds Good Fit with Commerce
It’s not everyday that a global company finds a local connection, but that’s exactly what Covidien does. A $10 billion dollar company, the healthcare product company has operations right here in Commerce, utilizing a 300,000 sq. ft facility on Maple Street....complete article

Blacklands Railroad the 2011 Short Line Railroad of the Year

Railway Age magazine has named Blacklands Railroad the 2011 Short Line Railroad of the Year, and the Reading & Northern Railroad 2011 Regional Railroad of the Year. The awards were presented at the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association's annual meeting in San Antonio, Tex., Tuesday evening, May 3, 2011...more information

 

September 3, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. - Commerce City Hall
Michael “Pee-Wee” Walker Conference Room
1119 Alamo Street, Commerce, Texas 75428
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July 16, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. - Commerce City Hall
Michael “Pee-Wee” Walker Conference Room
1119 Alamo Street, Commerce, Texas 75428
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June 25, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. - Commerce City Hall
Michael “Pee-Wee” Walker Conference Room
1119 Alamo Street, Commerce, Texas 75428
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Special Meeting
June 25, 2014
Immediately following Regular Meeting
(Regular Meeting Posted for 9:30 a.m.)
- Commerce City Hall
Michael “Pee-Wee” Walker Conference Room
1119 Alamo Street, Commerce, Texas 75428
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Special Meeting
June 12, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.
- Commerce City Hall
Council Chambers
1119 Alamo Street, Commerce, Texas 75428
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May 28, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. - Commerce City Hall
Michael “Pee-Wee” Walker Conference Room
1119 Alamo Street, Commerce, Texas 75428
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April 23, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. - Commerce City Hall
Michael “Pee-Wee” Walker Conference Room
1119 Alamo Street, Commerce, Texas 75428
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March 26, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. - Commerce City Hall
Michael “Pee-Wee” Walker Conference Room
1119 Alamo Street, Commerce, Texas 75428
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Special Meeting
March 5, 2014 at 9:30
a.m.
- Commerce City Hall
Michael “Pee-Wee” Walker Conference Room
1119 Alamo Street, Commerce, Texas 75428
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February 26, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. - Commerce City Hall
Michael “Pee-Wee” Walker Conference Room
1119 Alamo Street, Commerce, Texas 75428
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Special Meeting
January 23, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.
- Commerce City Hall
Executive Conference Room
1119 Alamo Street, Commerce, Texas 75428
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January 16, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. - Commerce City Hall
Michael “Pee-Wee” Walker Conference Room
1119 Alamo Street, Commerce, Texas 75428
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