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Ordinance Establishing Reinvestment Zone For $4 Million J-B Weld Expansion Approved
Oct07

Ordinance Establishing Reinvestment Zone For $4 Million J-B Weld Expansion Approved

Sulphur Springs City Council approved on first reading Ordinance No. 2791, establishing an industrial reinvestment zone for J-B Weld, LLC, located at 400 CMH Road, just off West Industrial Drive in the Pioneer Business Park. J-B Weld is expanding its building and adding employees. J-B Weld Logo The reinvestment zone is needed in order for J-B Weld to be able to attain a tax incentive from Hopkins County Hospital District Board of...

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381 Agreement For JB Weld, Repositioning Of Culvert, DMV Optional Fees, Grant Documents
Sep16

381 Agreement For JB Weld, Repositioning Of Culvert, DMV Optional Fees, Grant Documents

A Chapter 381 Economic Development Program agreement for JBW Holdings LLC, repositioning of a culvert, DMV optional fees, and routine grant documents were among the items Hopkins County Commissioners Court approved during the regular court session this week. JB Weld Agreement JB Weld After a lengthy negotiation process, Hopkins County Commissioners Court Monday unanimously approved a 381 Economic Development Program Agreement with JB...

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JB Weld Breaks Ground for New Facility
Jun14

JB Weld Breaks Ground for New Facility

An official ground breaking for a $7-million-plus, 78,000 square feet facility to house JB Weld on CMH Road in Sulphur Springs attracted the presence of JB Weld employs, leadership, city council, and members of the Economic Development Corporation. Chip Hanson, JB Weld Executive, said the expansion will enable greater efficiency for the company. Although others cities were attractive to relocating the local JB Weld facility, Hanson...

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Ordinance Would Prohibit Parking On South Side of East Shannon Road, But Still Allowed On North Side
Nov05

Ordinance Would Prohibit Parking On South Side of East Shannon Road, But Still Allowed On North Side

Sulphur Springs Police Chief Jason Ricketson this week asked Sulphur Springs City Council to consider approving an ordinance that would make exiting East Shannon Road restaurant driveways between South Broadway Street and Mockingbird Lane safer. The ordinance is one of four ordinances the City Council considered at the regular November meeting. East Shannon Road Parking Ricketson explained, when recommending Ordinance No. 2794...

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Sulphur Springs City Council To Consider Making Section Of South Service Road No Parking Zone
Nov01

Sulphur Springs City Council To Consider Making Section Of South Service Road No Parking Zone

Sulphur Springs City Council at the regular Tuesday meeting will consider as well as hear a proposal for an ordinance which would establish a no parking zone on a section of East Shannon Road, action to obtain engineering services for water treatment plant improvements, and conduct public hearings then consider granting final approval of two additional ordinances. Sulphur Springs City Council Chambers, located inside the Municipal...

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Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County EDC Receives Texas Economic Development Corporation 2018 Community Economic Development Award
Oct19

Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County EDC Receives Texas Economic Development Corporation 2018 Community Economic Development Award

During the E-Commerce, Technology and Innovations: The Future of Business sponsored by Texas Economic Development Council Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation received the 2018 Community Economic Development Award for cities with population 10,001 to 20,000. The October 18th award program named recipients in six population categories. The Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County EDC spearheaded a complex,...

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Sulphur Springs Business Parks Experience Flurry of Activity
Aug02

Sulphur Springs Business Parks Experience Flurry of Activity

Sulphur SpringsĀ  industrial parks are experiencing a flurry of activity as buildings are going up to house new industry locally. Load Trail, known world-wide for the manufacture of trailers and dump trailers, is about 120 days from opening their 160,000 square foot building in Heritage Business Park in Sulphur Springs. The $7.8-million building will house $10-million in equipment. The company sought no tax abatement. Roger Feagley,...

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