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Chipseal repair on US 2 east of Leavenworth scheduled for Monday 9/28/2020 »

Chipseal repair on US 2 east of Leavenworth scheduled for Monday

Leavenworth – A contractor for the Washington State Department of Transportation will make repairs to the wheel rut chipseal on US 2 between Leavenworth and Peshastin on Monday, Sept. 28.

Repair work will occur between the intersections of US 2/Stage Rd. and US2/Main St. in Peshastin (milepost 102.6 and 103.6). Working hours are scheduled from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Travelers will encounter flagger controlled traffic with pilot car and significant delays.

Updates will be shared on the travel alert page, and on Twitter @WSDOT_East.

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Public Open House #3 – Paid & Timed Downtown Parking Program »

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Press Release: City of Leavenworth Receives Additional CARES Funding »

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 15, 2020

The City of Leavenworth has received additional CARES funding from the Washington State Department of Commerce.  The U.S. Department of the Treasury has allocated additional funding for the State of Washington. Consequently, the City of Leavenworth has received an additional $30,600 for COVID-19 related expenses.

The funding provides additional assistance due to the public health emergency with respect to the Corona virus (COVID-19). These funds need to be spent by November 30, 2020.

Mayor Florea of Leavenworth indicated that “we have already spent the first allocation of $61,200 which provided the resources we needed to successfully close Front Street, provide free masks, increase and update signage, hire Downtown Ambassadors and effectively play the role of educator to protect our residents and visitors during these uncertain times.”

The City entered into a Contract with the Department of Commerce for a total of $91,800 which reflect the first allocation and the second addition.  These funds increase the City’s capacity to design, implement, evaluate and modify measures that help protect residents, visitors and staff from potential effects of COVID-19.

“The City is grateful for a strong partnership with the Department of Commerce; we hope that with this new allocation, we can acquire equipment and technology that can facilitate municipal services for the long term as we do not know when ‘normal’ will return: said City Administrator Ana Cortez.

For more Information/ para más información: Leavenworth City Administrator Ana Cortez (509) 630-4157.

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Press Release: Port Authority Grant Funding for Businesses / COVID-19 Resources »

PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION

September 15, 2020

The Chelan Douglas Regional Port Authority announces new funding available for local small businesses.  Chelan Douglas Regional Port Authority ofrece fondos para negocios de menos de 20 empleados.

$5,000 grants are available for businesses with 20 employees or less in Chelan and Douglas counties.  Grant money can be used to assist with a variety of expenses related to impacts from COVID-19.

More information about the application process can be found at this link:

https://cdrpa.squarespace.com/covid-19-small-business-resources

“The City of Leavenworth wants to promote these funds from the Port Authority; it is imperative that local businesses submit their applications and secure these funds. They are competitive but local businesses have done very well in the previous two rounds,” said Mayor Florea.

“Es importante que los negocios del área, incluyendo negocios de Latinos, participen en este tipo de programa. Me gustaría ver que negocios que proveen servicios a la comunidad Latina sean reconocidos y reciban estos fondos; esto solo puede pasar, si los comerciantes envían solicitudes para recibir este dinero” dijo la Administradora Ana Cortez de Leavenworth.

The Port Authority has $945,000 for distribution in this third round.

For more Information/ para más información:
Leavenworth City Administrator Ana Cortez (509) 630-4157.

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Port Authority: Ron Cridlebaugh at (509) 884-4700, ron@cdrpa.org.

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