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Columbia business investment program closing

By Tiffany Collins

The local business improvement program by the City of Columbia from its ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) receipts has been a success. It will close now as all allocations have been made.

In the first year (2022) approximately 15 applications were processed; close to 50 applications have been processed or are in-process from 2023; and, another around 30 processed this year.

"We appreciate the response from the community and local businesses," said Mayor Pamela Hoots. "We want to ensure that the funding is available for these businesses that have submitted applications."

Just a reminder, if approved you must be a licensed business and current on any property taxes in the city limits of Columbia.

The city pays from paid receipts on the projects completed. For further information, contact City Hall.

This story was posted on 2024-03-15 10:46:01
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