City of Richland “Ask Richland Business” Features the BFCG

What is Ask Richland Business?

The City of Richland Business & Economic Development
Office initiated Ask Richland Business to serve people with
creative ideas and entrepreneurial minds. Each month, the
city will host a mobile resource center at a different location
within the City of Richland. Anyone in need of business
support can receive first-come/first-serve assistance. While
this list isn’t exhaustive, here are the types of assistance you
can expect to receive:

-Contact information and resources for business counseling
-Loan, financing, grant, and gap-funding resources
-Brief presentations on City funded grants and their
application process
-Information on navigating licenses and regulations
-Information on how to access resources from City Planning, –
-Building, and Energy Services
-Information and resources for available buildings, property,
and future developments.

The August edition will feature funding programs available at
the Benton-Franklin Council of Governments (BFCG) and will
begin at 4:00 p.m. and run until 7:00 p.m. at the Richland
Public Library. No appointment necessary.

Transition2040 Open House

Mark your calendar!

BFCG is hosting a short series of public Open Houses for our Metropolitan/ Regional Transportation Plan, called Transition2040.


What is Transition2040?

The Metropolitan/ Regional Transportation Plan (M-RTP) is a federally mandated comprehensive evaluation of the area’s transportation needs. This plan acts as a guides for transportation development for 20 years and is updated every 5 years.

You can find more more information on this plan on the Transition2040 page.


When are the open houses?

The open houses will take place at the following locations:

March 23rd, 2017 from 4-7PM
Mid-Columbia Library (Kennewick Branch)
1620 S Union St.
Kennewick, WA 99336

and

March 28th, 2017 from 4-7PM
Pasco Public Library
1320 W Hopkins St.
Pasco, WA 99301


Who should attend the open houses?

The Transition2040 Open Houses are open to the general public. All are welcome to attend!

For more information on upcoming open houses ‘like us’ on Facebook, or contact our office at (509) 943-9185.