"We are seeing something of a boom," said John DeLille, executive director of the Development Corporation of Snyder.
said the additional industry in Snyder hasn't made the city into a completely "industrial" town.
"I think cattle and cotton will always remain important to the area, too," he
Another positive sign is that the development corporation's building at the industrial park is up and running again after a change in ownership, DeLille
said.The plant employs 35 and spins fibers into thread.
Although the census figures don't reflect it yet, people are moving to Snyder, he
had three main concerns about the city's growth - "quality leadership, housing and quality workers." He
said with unemployment around 4 percent, there is a shortage of workers.
said housing could become a greater headache if a proposed coal-fired power plant in Colorado City, 25 miles south of here, becomes a reality.
"Construction will take 1,800 workers for several years.Some of them will want to live here.We may become a town of mobile homes," he