A total of $64,200,000 is available in grants for Minnesotan owned and operated businesses that can demonstrate financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Applicants that qualify and are selected will receive a grant amount between $10,000 and $25,000 based on the number of full-time equivalent (FTEs) employees on staff. To be eligible, businesses must operate in Minnesota and be majority owned by a resident of Minnesota. Additional eligibility requirements and application information can be found at DEED’s Main Street COVID Relief Grants Program page.
We will be holding informational sessions; please find the dates and details below.
The Aitkin County yard waste compost site will re-open on Thursdays and Fridays from noon until 4:00 pm, beginning May 20, 2021 and will be closed this fall at a To Be Determined time. The yard waste composting site is adjacent to the Oak Ridge Demolition Landfill, which is located 5 miles south of Aitkin on Highway 169, and then right on 310th Lane. Access is through the Oak Ridge Demolition Landfill. Only leaves, grass clippings (no plastic bags), and brush less than four inch diameter are accepted at the site, NO TREE STUMPS. Site will be monitored and citizens are strongly encouraged to not bring prohibited materials. Prohibited materials could result in the closing of the facility. Questions can be directed to the Aitkin County Environmental Services Department at 218-927-7342 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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