Donna city officials have placed contract negotiations on hold with Advent GX, an economic development firm. There are two phases of the contract, and only phase one has been carried out.
Phase one involves gathering information among city residents on what the city's needs and priorities are. Phase two needs to work on the issues addressed in phase one. Only, Donna lacks the funding to carry out the issues, which were to reduce taxes and develop new businesses.
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