The City of College Station will make about $1.8 million in federal funds available for two grant programs aimed at helping College Station’s low-to-moderate income residents pay their rent and their employers keep them on the payroll. Continue reading $1.8 million in federal funds available for COVID-19 aid
The City of College Station’s Economic Assistance Grant Program distributed $282,802 to 16 small businesses, 188 individuals, and 101 families (households of two or more people). It also helped businesses retain 121 full-time equivalent positions. Continue reading Small business program helps retain 121 local jobs
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
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
By Debbie Eller, Community Services Director
When Texas A&M ended its bike share contract with ofo in December, you probably thought you’d seen the last of those yellow bicycles.
Not quite. And contrary to what you may be thinking, that’s a good thing. Continue reading “How yellow bikes turned out to be a community asset”