Pulaski County Commissioners to Hold Hearing on COVID-19 Response Grant Application

Pulaski County Commissioners: Mike McClure, Jerry Locke, Kenny Becker

A potential COVID-19 relief grant program for Pulaski County’s small businesses is expected to be discussed during tonight’s county commissioners meeting. The county is asking for $250,000 from the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs’ COVID-19 Response Program.

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Knox City Council to Consider COVID-19 Response Grant Administrator Proposal Tonight

The Knox City Council will continue working tonight on some of the procedural steps for its COVID-19 grant program for local businesses. Council members will decide whether to officially accept the Kankakee-Iroquois Regional Planning Commission’s proposal to serve as grant administrator for the funding distributed by the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs.

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Federal Rules May Exclude Barbershops, Hair Salons from Knox COVID-19 Grants

Knox businesses will soon be able to apply for COVID-19 response grants from the city, but some of those hit particularly hard may not qualify. The city was recently awarded $250,000 in federal funding through the state’s COVID-19 Response Program. That money will be used “to provide working capital to local businesses for job retention.”

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