CEDS Strategy Committee meeting will be on December 8, 2020 at 10:00 AM. Due to Covid-19 the meeting will be via Zoom, click here for meeting information. CEDS Strategy Committee agenda is attached here.
The 2021-2024 Draft TIP is available for comment. Public comments on the draft TIP will be accepted through September 18th. For questions or to submit a comment, please email email@example.com or call (509) 943-9185
The Benton-Franklin Council of Governments (BFCG) has published an RFP for Brownfield Grants and Implementation Services. Submittals from qualified consultants for BFCG Brownfield Grants and Implementation Services should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 1st, 2020 no later than 1:00 p.m.
The Benton-Franklin Economic Development District has been awarded a Covid-19 Relief Fund from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) in the amount of $1.4 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance to help businesses rebound from the effects of the coronavirus and Covid-19.
The Revolving Loan Fund is accepting loan applications from businesses who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and may need help to restart their business once the restrictions have been eased. You are encouraged to apply and please be prepared to demonstrate the effects the pandemic has had on your business.
For more information, please contact:
Rick Peenstra, Contracted Loan Officer
Fatima Traore, Economic Development Coordinator
NOTICE: The Benton-Franklin Council of Governments is still closed to the public due to COVID-19. We have moved to new offices at 587 Stevens Drive Richland, WA 99352.
If would like to get in contact with a member of our staff during this time, please call 509-943-9185.