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City should reach out to businesses


Thank you for reporting on my proposal to the City Council to establish a grant program to small businesses that were forced to close or suffer greatly reduced business as a result of the pandemic.

One thing you didn’t touch on was my offer to the council to personally contact the businesses and help set things in motion. I’m glad you didn’t; that was a lousy idea. In fact, it should be the city, through the council, that is reaching out.

Through the American Rescue Act, the city will receive just over $2 million that can be used for infrastructure work such as water and se...