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City of Las Vegas offers grants for select businesses

Credit: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas
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City of Las Vegas offers grants for select businesses
City of Las Vegas offers grants for select businesses

The City of Las Vegas is offering incentives for business owners to board up and make it beautiful.

AND IT OPENED THE DOOR OFOPPORTUNITY.TRACK: THE ARTS DISTRICT GETSMORE COLORFUL BY THE HOUR.JENNIFER BARRERAS "I JUST WANTPEOPLE TO DRIVE BY AND LOOK ATIT AND SAY "IT'S GOING TO BEOKAY." DEREK STONEBARGER ISTHE BUSINESS OWNER ANDPRESIDENT OF THE ARTS DISTRICTBOARD.HE PAID ARTISTS 50 TO 100DOLLARS FOR WALL TO WALLMURALS.THE IDEA WAS TO INSPIRE HOPE..IN A SAD TIME.DEREK STONEBARGER"WE'RE KINDOF TENTATIVELY CALLING IT THEMAIN STREET BOARDWALK"THE CITY OF LAS VEGAS CAUGHTON- AND WILL NOW REIMBURSESELECT BUSINESSES WHO SECURETHEIR BUILDING..AND MAKE IT BEAUTIFUL.ELIGIBLE PROPERTIES CAN EARN UPTO 2 THOUSAND DOLLARS."DEREK STONEBARGER: THAT'SUSUALLY COSTING ABOUT 500-1000TO DO THE WOOD PORTION.AND THEN THERE'S 500-1000 LEFTFOR THE ARTIST." THE GRANT-GIVES A LITTLE BOOST TO THEBOARDED UP BUSINESSES ANDTHE ARTISTS WHO'VE HAD TO SHUTDOWN THEIR STUDIOS.CLARICE TARA CUDA: "THE ARTISTSWERE COMING JUST TO CREATE,THEY WOULD HAVE DONE IT FORFREE, ALL OF US WOULD HAVE DONEIT FOR FREE..BUT BECAUSE OF THAT INITIALWAVE OF ARTISTSTHAT CAME IN...IT SET UP THE OPPORTUNITY FORTHE CITY TO CREATE A GRANTPROGRAM AND SO NOW US ARTISTSHAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO BEPAID." JENNIFER BARRERAS:"TOOFFER US THE OPPORTUNITY TOLIVE AS ARTISTS AND CREATE..PROJECTS MUST BE COMPLETED TWOWEEKS AFTER APPLICATIONS ARETO SELL ALCOHOL TO GO- ANOTHERWAY TO EARN SOME MONEY IN THISTOUGH TIME.STONEBARGER IS NOWBRAINSTORMING WAYS HE CAN DOTHAT..

FROM THIS MAKESHIFT BAR.KM, 13 AN.WHEN IT COMES TO NEVADA'SECONOMY...WHY A NEW RANKING SAYS THESILVER STATE IS SERIOUSLY

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