News Archive

DCOS Hires New BRE, Libby Wiggins

05/26/2023 - DCOS is thrilled to announce that the Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) position has been filled by Libby Wiggins.  Libby is a business and marketing specialist, who obtained her Master of Business Administration at West Texas A&M University. She also received a Bachelor of Business Administration from... read more

Take Back Sparkle City Clean-up Campaign was a Huge Success

04/27/2023 - DCOS is proud to say that the launch of the “Take Back Sparkle City” Clean-up Campaign was an extraordinary success!  Although over 106,000 pounds of trash, furniture, appliance, and brush were picked up and disposed of by volunteers, the real triumph of the day was seeing the businesses... read more

DCOS announces first retail project: Feather Printing and Supplies, LLC

04/03/2023 - Snyder, TX - Feather Printing and Supplies, LLC, a new printing company, has officially opened its doors in Snyder, Texas. The company aims to offer high-quality printing services and exceptional customer service to businesses and individuals in the Snyder area. DCOS is proud to announce its first retail project to... read more

Development Corporation of Snyder, Texas announces two new projects underway

02/23/2023 - The Development Corporation of Snyder (DCOS) is excited to announce the launch of two new projects.  Both projects will bring new job opportunities to the area and exciting businesses for the community to utilize. They will increase property and sales tax revenue, bring new construction and bring revitalization to... read more

Snyder Voters Approve Additional Authority for DCOS

11/09/2022 - The Snyder community voted for the Development Corporation of Snyder (DCOS) to have additional Authority for projects moving forward.  Having B-type authority will allow the DCOS to use current sales and use tax collected for community improvements in addition to the projects it currently supports in order to better... read more

The Development Corporation of Snyder seeks Type B Authority in November Elections

09/15/2022 - The Snyder City Council recently approved adding 2 new propositions to November ballots in order to grant the Development Corporation of Snyder (DCOS) Type B authority. Having Type B Authority would allow the DCOS to use current sales and use tax collected for community improvements in addition to the projects it... read more

The Development Corporation of Snyder, TX promotes Barbara Leatherwood to Executive Director

07/12/2022 - Snyder, TX: Barbara Leatherwood, the current Director of Marketing, Business Retention & Expansion for the Development Corporation of Snyder (DCOS) has been promoted to Executive Director effective August 1, 2022. The Snyder City Council voted to approve Leatherwood as the new Executive Director at their meeting on July 11.  The Board of... read more

Doug Dowler Retires from The Development Corporation of Snyder

04/28/2022 - The Development Corporation of Snyder’s Executive Director, Doug Dowler, announced his retirement from his position at last Wednesday’s board meeting, effective July 31, 2022.  Dowler mentioned recent health issues as part of his decision to leave DCOS.  “I’m proud of the work we... read more

Snyder, TX ranks in USA Today’s 50 Best Cities to Live In!

11/16/2018 - USA Today ranks Snyder in the top 50 towns to live in!  Read the full article here. Exerpt: There are nearly 20,000 villages, towns, and cities, across the nearly 3.8 million square miles that comprise the United States. More than 1-in-10 Americans move each year, and suffice it to say, when it... read more