Update: Moline businesses can get help giving their storefronts a makeover this summer. Tuesday night Moline city leaders voted to move forward with the facade project. That's where business owners can apply to receive grants to make upgrades to their storefronts. There's $60,000 available. The city will give out the money until it's gone. You can download an application on the city's website.
People have already begun to see changes in downtown Moline this year, as the city's façade renovation program is picking up steam in its push to give the area a facelift "We've had a downtown program since 2004. We've done about 35 projects, and people are beginning to notice the difference," said Moline Economic Development Manager Patrick Burke. through grant money, the program assists property owners in making renovations to their storefronts. Businesses get between $2,500 and $7,500 depending on the project size. Tonight the city council will vote to approve the funds for future projects. To find out how to get your business help you can go to our website and click on popular lnks.
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