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County Seeks Properties to Address Homelessness
Marin County HHS has issued a Request for Information for property owners/operators potentially interested selling a property to the County and/or its development partner through the upcoming state Project Homekey opportunity, contingent on grant funds being awarded and approval of an Option to Purchase Agreement by the Marin County Board of Supervisors. Appropriate properties include (but are not limited to): hotel/motel properties, certain commercial properties, mobile home/RV parks, and other properties that could be used for interim or permanent housing.
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Mini-Grants to Discourage Illegal Dumping - Get Up to $1000
The City of San Rafael spends nearly a quarter of a million dollars annually addressing the problem of public dumping. Nearly 20% of Public Works’ Streets Division time is spent collecting and disposing of waste that is illegally dumped on City streets and sidewalks, creating a public nuisance and safety hazard for the community. To address this pervasive issue, we’re looking to partner with local San Rafael businesses through the use of mini-grants.
These mini-grants will be awarded to local businesses in San Rafael looking to create viable, long term solutions to address illegal dumping on public and private property and reduce the property’s overall crime. The solutions include security cameras, lighting, fencing, and other tools. Often a few structural changes to your property can dramatically reduce or eliminate illicit dumping and vandalism.
Economic Development Roundtable Hosted by Mayor Kate, San Rafael and Mayor Colbert, San Anselmo
Topic: Collaborative City-making and Restaurant Trends
Watch the You Tube Video here
Additional Support for Small Businesses...
During this unprecedented economic time, California has taken multiple actions to support small businesses. This includes:
- Expanding eligibility for the California Earned Income Tax Credit to self-employed and small business owners.
- Waived $800 minimum franchise tax for small and medium-sized businesses during their first year of business creation.
- Exempting Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans provided to California small businesses under the CARES Act.
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