MorinvilleNews.com Food & Health Article Sponsor

Town holds info session for Restore The Coeur storefront improvement program

Above: Moe and Beth Chevalier talk to Economic Development Officer Danielle Woolnough about the program that offers up to $10,000 in matching dollars for storefront improvements in Morinville’s downtown core. – Lucie Roy Photo

by Lucie Roy

The Morinville Storefront Improvement Program – Restore the Coeur Launch Party was held Wednesday, Feb. 19 in Council Chambers.

The event included a PowerPoint presentation with before and after photos of building transformations from other communities and a Morinville map outlining the more than 50 businesses eligible for the pilot program.

Phase One of the program is along 100 Avenue and extends from the Shell Station to the Zoo.

It provides a 50 per cent eligible cost matching grant up to a maximum of $10,000 per business, with the application period open from Feb. 5 to Apr. 30, 2020. If approved, a completion date of Dec. 31, 2020, is required.

The application and guidelines provide a list of criteria for eligible businesses and eligible and ineligible work.

ADVERTISEMENT
Click To Visit Website

Government buildings, residences, residential property, home-based businesses, and churches or other religious institutions are excluded from eligibility.

In attendance to answer questions and provide information packages to attendees were Economic Development Officer Danielle Woolnough, Director of Planning and Economic Development Brad White and Permit and Licensing Officer Danielle Craib, along with Mayor Barry Turner and Councillor Sarah Hall.

Guests in attendance for more information about the pilot program included Moe and Beth Chevalier of Bumper to Bumper, Don Lien of Rednex Bar, Morinville & District Chamber of Commerce Manager Roberta Pawluk and the Morinville Plaza.

More info is available on the town of Morinville page, www.morinville.ca/SIP.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Comments

comments

About admin 9579 Articles
The Morinville News is an online daily news publication serving Morinville and surrounding area via MorinvilleNews.com, our daily email news service and our MorinvilleNews.com app for IOS and Android. You can also follow us online on Twitter @MorinvilleNews and on Facebook at Facebook.com/MorinvilleNews

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply