Apply by July 10 for a King County Small Business Assistance Grant

July 2-King County Local Services is helping small businesses in unincorporated areas receive funds through the county’s Small Business Assistance Program. If you own a small business in unincorporated King County and you meet basic eligibility criteria, you can apply for a Small Business Assistance Grant. To be eligible, a business must: Be active andContinue reading “Apply by July 10 for a King County Small Business Assistance Grant”

Supplemental COVID-19 Community Response Fund

New Funding Opportunities:  (PLEASE NOTE: THE APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JUNE 23RD, 2020 at 11:59PM) On May 5, the King County Council approved a second emergency supplemental budget proposed by Executive Dow Constantine to provide additional resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Included in the legislation is $1 million for the Office of Equity and Social Justice (OESJ) to expand fundingContinue reading “Supplemental COVID-19 Community Response Fund”

City Manager Speaks at Chamber Virtual Resiliency Summit to help our Local Economy Recover

May 22-In the midst of so much uncertainty in today’s economy, as businesses and communities attempt to navigate an increasingly volatile and changing market, the Seattle Southside Chamber has planned a gathering of industry experts and economists to help sift through the data at the PNW Resiliency Virtual Summit on June 24, 2020. This eventContinue reading “City Manager Speaks at Chamber Virtual Resiliency Summit to help our Local Economy Recover”

Public Works Project Locations

May 22-Public Works Project Locations Spot Drainage Repairs This project will repair storm drainage infrastructure at eight locations within the City.  The project is currently in design. S 180th St Flood Reduction Project This project will construct a flood reduction facility to eliminate flooding at the end of S 180th St.  The project recently completedContinue reading “Public Works Project Locations”

Public Works Project Locations

May 15-Public Works Project Locations Spot Drainage Repairs This project will repair storm drainage infrastructure at eight locations within the City.  The project is currently in design. S 180th St Flood Reduction Project This project will construct a flood reduction facility to eliminate flooding at the end of S 180th St.  The project recently completedContinue reading “Public Works Project Locations”

Large Affordable Housing Complex to Open in SeaTac

May 15- Construction on 365 units of affordable workforce housing is scheduled to begin prior to the end of the month, as the SeaTac City Council approved one of if not the largest new affordable housing complex in King County built in the past few years. At its Tuesday night Regular Council Meeting, the CouncilContinue reading “Large Affordable Housing Complex to Open in SeaTac”

SeaTac Part of #SupportPugetSoundSmallBiz Map

April 28– The City of SeaTac is making it easier for residents to find small business that provide takeout or delivery in their neighborhoods. SeaTac is one of 16 cities and counties participating in the Support Puget Sound Small Businesses interactive mapping program now available at seatacwa.gov/eatlocal. The new interactive mapping program joins SeaTac’s “StayContinue reading “SeaTac Part of #SupportPugetSoundSmallBiz Map”

SeaTac Permit Center New Hours

May 8 UPDATE-Beginning Monday, May 11, the City of SeaTac Permit Center will alter its hours to accommodate construction activities allowed under the Governor’s Order The new Permit Center Hours are 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM. As per Governor’s Order, safety precautions will be in place to protect customers and staff: Only two parties allowedContinue reading “SeaTac Permit Center New Hours”

Governor Inslee announces plan to allow construction projects previously underway to be completed

April 24-Gov. Jay Inslee, in consultation with the state’s construction industry, announced a plan today to allow current construction projects to be completed. The recommendations were informed by workers, contractors, health and safety experts, and local government officials, for safe construction standards. “I thank all those involved in the construction work group in helping us getContinue reading “Governor Inslee announces plan to allow construction projects previously underway to be completed”

New King County COVID-19 Community and Small Business Resource Guide

April 24-This resource guide is a tool that was requested by community leaders and will be updated over time as new resources become available. It includes the following information: How to apply for unemployment Housing resources Information on utilities and internet Cash assistance Food assistance Childcare resources Resources for undocumented communities Small business loans andContinue reading “New King County COVID-19 Community and Small Business Resource Guide”