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July 2020
Today (Saturday, July 11, 2020) the U.S. Small Business Administration announced the conclusion and success of the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Advance program, which provided U.S. small businesses, non-profits and agricultural businesses a total of $20 billion in emergency funding. In order to assist the greatest number of small businesses, the EIDL Advance provided $1,000 per employee up to a maximum of $10,000.
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The Industrial Development Authority currently has one vacancy and seven upcoming term expirations in September 2020 for a total of 8 potential vacancies. In accordance with the Board of County Commissioners’ Policy on Board Appointments, the Board of County Commissioners was notified of the new vacancies on July 10. Currently, the IDA has 14 board members and one vacancy. The Policy on Board Appointments requires, “Approximately two months before any vacancies oc...
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