Nine Businesses Apply for Local Funding Assistance
April 29, 2020
With the onset of the COVID-19 virus and the social distancing limits set, local businesses felt the pinch hard and fast. Businesses that depended on constant foot traffic found themselves questioning their future.
A few weeks ago, Sidney Economic Development Director Melissa Norgard approached the city council about applying LB840 funds to assist businesses struggling because of the COVID-19 virus. The proposal was for limited funds to be available as low-interest and forgivable loans.
The Economic Development Committee met April 24, reviewing nine applications and approving six for recomm...