Cypress City Council (Page 3)

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The item that looms largest on the agenda for the Cypress City Council on Monday, January 11, is approving pandemic support initiatives that will help small businesses and non-profits within the City’s boundaries with direct monetary funding. The four programs, to be administered by City Manager Pete Grant, are: the …continue reading

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The City of Cypress recently created a $750,000 Cypress Small Business Resiliency Grant Program to provide $5,000 grants to 150 businesses most vulnerable to COVID-19 impacts, specifically businesses that have been forced to temporarily close or limit operations as a result of the pandemic. Grant applications will be available online …continue reading

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The Cypress City Council listened to extended presentations from staff, Duke Realty, and Amazon. They listened to many, many people during the public comment segment of the public hearing for the Conditional Use Permit — although not as many as I expected. In fact, I voiced my approval. However, Councilmember-elect …continue reading