Reports on spending for Collin CARES assistance programs:
Update to programs:
- Applications are no longer being accepted for the EHLA program or Small Business Grants.
- The appeals process for the small business grant program is complete, and the final listing of recipients was approved in Commissioners Court on Dec. 14 and Dec. 21.
- Vouchers for free COVID-19 testing are no longer being accepted, but free drive-through testing is being offered locally by the Texas Department of Emergency Management up until Dec. 26.
Background documents for the assistance programs:
On May 11, the Collin County Commissioners Court approved the distribution of direct financial assistance for housing, utilities, and groceries; increased COVID-19 testing; personal protective equipment; and, COVID-19 costs and recovery efforts for cities and towns. On Aug. 24, Commissioners Court set aside $15 million in small business grants.
May 11, 2020:
Aug. 24, 2020: