Council Approves Help for Businesses
April 22, 2020
The Sidney City Council recently approved changes to the LB840 fund, allowing the awarding of loans specifically to assist businesses stressed by the COVID-19 shutdowns.
The streets of Sidney are quiet compared to a few weeks ago, the kind of eerie quiet that comes with mandated restrictions and even business shutdowns. City officials want to help businesses keep the lights on. During the April 14 city council meeting, Economic Development Director Melissa Norgard presented a plan to assist businesses impacted by the COVID-19 virus. In her presentation to the council, Norgard said "several...