Grant funds to help residents with household bills

Grant funds to help residents with household bills

The City of College Station has selected Catholic Charities of Central Texas and the St. Vincent De Paul Society of B/CS to each receive $15,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds to help College Station residents with their rent and utility bills. The funds are estimated to help more than 140 income-eligible households. Continue reading Grant funds to help residents with household bills

Know your COVID-19 rent and mortgage options

Know your COVID-19 rent and mortgage options

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused many College Station residents to lose their jobs or have their work hours reduced. For some, paying their rent or making mortgage payments may be a problem. Landlords have expenses that must be paid, and the lack of rent revenue severely affects their ability to stay in business. The situation calls for everyone to work together to find mutually beneficial solutions. Continue reading Know your COVID-19 rent and mortgage options

City creates program to aid local small businesses

City creates program to aid local small businesses

While the COVID-19 outbreak has arrived with a high human cost, it’s increasingly evident that the economic impacts could be substantial as well. In response, the City of College Station has created an Economic Assistance Grant Program for our small businesses with low-to-moderate income employees. Continue reading City creates program to aid local small businesses

City seeks public input on uses for federal grants

City seeks public input on uses for federal grants

Each year, the City of College Station receives about $1.5 million in federal grants that benefit low- and moderate-income residents through nonprofit programs, economic development, and improved housing and infrastructure. We need your help in determining how to use these funds in the best way to address our local needs. You can either take a short survey or attend a public hearing at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, at the Lincoln Recreation Center. Continue reading City seeks public input on uses for federal grants

Game day parking doesn’t have to be a hassle

Game day parking doesn’t have to be a hassle

For football fans, following their favorite team to Kyle Field can be tricky. With tens of thousands of fans descending on a relatively small area, finding a place to park their vehicles can be daunting. Making sure everyone abides by our city parking ordinances is a significant test for city staff, too. The College Station Police Department, Code Enforcement, and the Northgate District staff work together to ensure a safe environment for you on game day. Continue reading Game day parking doesn’t have to be a hassle