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Council Renews Buxton Contract for Business Development

Council Renews Buxton Contract for Business Development

The Lamar Redevelopment Authority approved a renewal contract with Buxton Group for continued marketing strategy and a retail development program for the City of Lamar. Angie Cue, Lamar Community Development Manager, told the Authority Buxton has identified specific retailers who seek markets with household purchasing habits similar to those in Lamar.  “We have an account […]

City Holds Public Hearings for Land Annexation and Motel Room Tax

City Holds Public Hearings for Land Annexation and Motel Room Tax

Two, brief public hearings were held by the Lamar City Council Monday, June 12th, and both should have a lasting impact on the local economy for years to follow. The council approved an ordinance promoting a 5% motel room sales tax. Voters will be able to decide in the upcoming November election if the measure will […]

Holly Trustees Decide on Well Issue

Holly Trustees Decide on Well Issue

The Holly Trustees decided to use a reconditioned pump for the town’s south well and place it 20 feet higher than before in an effort to put the well back into production. The well was taken off line several months ago when residents began to notice sediment in their water.  The Trustees have considered several […]

Granada Trustees Study Economic Development Assessment

Granada Trustees Study Economic Development Assessment

The study, initiated by a REDI, Rural Economic Development grant, was recently conducted by the State Department of Local Affairs for both Granada and Holly. The two part report provides an economic assessment of each town’s current status for job and population loss while the second segment provides a demographic breakdown for each community. The […]