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Curry County Administrative Annex
94235 Moore Street, Suite 122
Gold Beach, OR 97444

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The Economic Development Department is funded by Oregon Lottery.
It operates sustainably, while supplementing the county general fund.

The Travel Curry Coast  tourism program of Economic Development
is funded in full with TLT Program funds collected by the department.
Cultivating economic sustainability through viable destination development,
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CDBG Public Notice and Notice of Public Hearing
Curry County is eligible to apply for a 2023 Community Development Block Grant from the
Business Oregon Community Development Block Grant funds of the U.S. Department of Housing
and Urban Development. The grants can be used for public facilities and housing improvements,
primarily for persons with low and moderate incomes.

Approximately $12 million will be awarded to Oregon non-metropolitan cities and counties in 2023.
The maximum grant that a city or county can receive is $2.5 million dollars for a public work project.

Curry County is preparing an application for a 2023 Community Development Block Grant from
Business Oregon for water system upgrades of Langlois Water District. It is estimated that the
proposed project will benefit at least 218 persons, of whom at least 51% will be low or moderate income.

A public hearing will be held by the Curry County Board of Commissioners at 10am on March 1, 2023,
at the Board of Commissioners Hearing Room, located at 94235 Moore Street, Gold Beach, Oregon 97444.
The purpose of this hearing is for the Curry County Board of Commissioners to obtain citizen views and
to respond to questions and comments about community development and housing needs, especially the needs
of low- and moderate-income persons, as well as other needs in the community that might be assisted
with a Community Development Block Grant project, as well as the proposed project.   Written comments
are also welcome and must be received by 9am on March 1, 2023, at the Board of Commissioners,
located at 94235 Moore Street #122, Gold Beach, Oregon 97444. Both oral and written comments
will be considered by the Curry County Board of Commissioners in deciding whether to apply.

The location of the hearing is accessible to persons with disabilities. Please contact John Jezuit of the Board of 
Commissioners Office at (541) 247-3296, if you will need any special accommodations to attend or
participate in the meeting.

More information about Oregon Community Development Block Grants, the proposed project,
and records about Curry County’s past use of Community Development Block Grant funds
is available for public review located at Curry County Board of Commissioners,
94235 Moore Street, #122, Gold Beach, Oregon 97444, during regular office hours. Advance notice
is requested. If special accommodations are needed, please notify John Jezuit of the Board of
Commissioners Office at (541) 247-3296 so that appropriate assistance can be provided.

Permanent involuntary displacement of persons or businesses is not anticipated as a result from
the proposed project. If displacement becomes necessary, alternatives will be examined to minimize
the displacement and provide required/reasonable benefits to those displaced. Any low- and
moderate-income housing that is demolished or converted to another use will be replaced.

The City of Gold Beach is looking for a Public Works Superintendent
Not only does this opportunity come with a department stacked with decades of experienced and competent staff,
but strong and robust city council support, and a secure revenue source, sustaining a strong departmental budget to work within. 
Live local, work local, retire local, with a robust and rewarding life on the beautiful Southern Oregon Coast.
Learn all about this great opportunity here:

Public Works Superintendent Announcement

The City of Port Orford is accepting applications for an Administrative Assistant
Not only does the position offer benefits, retirement and a great work environment, but the added
value of spending your lunch hour at Battle Rock or The Port of Port Orford sounds pretty amazing!
Job description      Application

Submissions and inquiries can be sent to:

Curry County Emergency Small Business & Microenterprise Grant Program
In response to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Community Development Block 
Grant (CDBG) program has been highlighted as a vehicle for providing financial relief to states, communities, and 
small businesses. Curry County applied and received a $300,000 CDBG to establish an
Emergency Small Business and Microenterprise Grant Program for businesses located in Curry County.
The Emergency Small Business and Microenterprise Grant Program is intended to help businesses remain solvent and 
able to retain/create low- and moderate-income jobs. Curry County has partnered with CCD Business Development
Corporation, the regional Economic Development District organization to administer and process this grant program.

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Are Y
ou a Small Business in Curry?

COVID gave us insight as to some of the challenges small businesses in rural Curry County face everyday.
With that, CCD Business Development has secured a Technical Assistance Program Grant for the purpose of providing one-on-one technical assistance which will include a review for need within the following areas: Management, Operations, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, and Administration. Take a look at the list of resources below that are available to our business owners at no cost. It is intended that these services are equally accessible to all businesses in Curry County. We are very excited for you to meet Kemberly Todd, Technical Assistance Coordinator for CCD Business Development. She has office space in Curry, comes with a wealth of small business development experience and is ready to help you grow your technical capacity! Give her a call at (541) 672-6728 ext. 307 or (541) 680-4166.

Here's a link to the intake form. It takes a few minutes!

Microenterprise Business Education!
We do not want to leave any of that funding unused. Small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs are encouraged to apply
for courses to help you escalate your professional game! Wanting to expand on a service but not sure how to get the courses paid for?
This is your chance


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