City Emergency Declaration Extended- $635,000 Economic Aid Program Approved
LINCOLN CITY – The Lincoln City City Council this week approved $635,000 in emergency relief funding to the community in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The relief funds will be split with $235,000 for lodging businesses and $400,000 for non-lodging businesses. The funds will provide immediate relief to Lincoln City’s businesses that have been affected by the COVID-19 emergency restrictions.
The City Council, along with the other cities in Lincoln County, have voted to extend County Order 3-23-85 through May 31, which ordered the closings of vacation rental dwellings, short-term rentals, homestay lodgings, hotels, motels, RV parks, private campgrounds and similar lodgings with some exceptions.
The Lincoln City City Council has also extended the City’s Emergency Declaration through May 31.
This immediate assistance is in addition to the City’s utilities’ efforts already underway to stop water disconnections due to inability to pay, waive late fees and place everycustomer in need on a payment arrangement that meets their financial needs anddefer payment for up to 3 months. These changes ensure that those experiencing significant hardship due to the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic get relief on their water bills.
The application form will be available beginning Thursday, April 30, downloaded from the City’s website,