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Resources for Employers Looking to Hire

Resources for Employers Looking to Hire

THIS INFORMATION WAS PROVIDED TO US BY THE DAKOTA COUNTY WORKFORCE CENTER: Minnesota Works – This is the State’s website. 65,000+ jobs are posted and there are 22,000+ “active resumes” www.minnesotaworks.net The site is free for both employers and job seekers.   Employers need to register. But once they have their account they can take a look at resumes. […]

DEED Call Notes 8/27/2020

DEED Call Notes 8/27/2020

APPLE VALLEY CHAMBER NOTE: There is good info in today’s DEED Conference call. Pay attention especially to the Q & A at the end where there is a great deal of restaurant and gatherings information. —State’s 6,000 $10K grants —Schools —Restaurants in the fall/winter —Large gathering venues —Enforcement of Executive Orders (EO’s) —Insurance questions to Commerce dept. […]

Dunkin’ Donuts / Baskin Robbins Coming to Apple Valley

Dunkin’ Donuts / Baskin Robbins Coming to Apple Valley

On the corner of 42 and Pennock just across from Grace Church and next to Firestone, DUNKIN DONUTS/BASKIN ROBBINS is planning to open (a hybrid location like the one in the photo). A developer has purchased the property and their primary tenant is going to be DUNKIN DONUTS/BASKING ROBBINS. The same has a new location […]

Vacate The Premises Order For Former Ruby Tuesday

Vacate The Premises Order For Former Ruby Tuesday

One common question we receive is what is going into the former Ruby Tuesday across from the county building. Many businesses have looked at the location but due to the lease being enforced to the end, no one could consider that location.  We found a SHERIFF’S NOTICE TO VACATE WITHIN 24 HOURS on the door this week. We are […]

CRUMBL Cookies Opening Soon in Apple Valley

CRUMBL Cookies Opening Soon in Apple Valley

Founded in Utah in 2017, this rapidly growing franchise is locating in Apple Valley between Panera Bread and Target in downtown Apple Valley in the space previously occupied by Scott Trade. They have 75 locations in 11 states out west, plus newer ones in TX, OH, TN, GA, NC, GA and FL. This is their FIRST LOCATION […]

$400,000 In City Grants Planned from $4 Million COVID Fund

$400,000 In City Grants Planned from $4 Million COVID Fund

Federal money from the CARES ACT had recently distributed money to cities to reimburse COVID-19 related expenses. Each city including those surrounding us are allowed to set their own criteria overall. Cities may use the funds first to reimburse for COVID-19 elated expenses of police, fire, keeping city services operational etc. However Apple Valley is most supportive of committing […]

DEED Call Notes 8/13/2020

DEED Call Notes 8/13/2020

APPLE VALLEY CHAMBER NOTE: Today they spoke of Unemployment Insurance being extended for Federal and State money, disaster grants, civil unrest grants, workman’s comp claims denied, schools, can parents stay home to distance teach and still collect UI (yes), can you prohibit out of country travel by employee etc. We hope you find these raw notes […]

SBA DISASTER LOAN ASSISTANCE FOR CIVIL UNREST DAMAGES

SBA DISASTER LOAN ASSISTANCE FOR CIVIL UNREST DAMAGES

APPLE VALLEY CHAMBER NOTE: The following program which was forwarded to us by Apple Valley’s Mayor Mary is something most of you may not qualify for since it is for CIVIL UNREST DAMAGE (both physical and / or closure). However many of you have other locations in the Twin Cities and we want to make you aware […]

Dakota County Small Business Relief Grant Program

Dakota County Small Business Relief Grant Program

The Dakota County Board of Commissioners has allocated $10 million to support small businesses that have had a financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. One-time grants up to $10,000 will be awarded to eligible applicants to assist with payroll, rent, mortgage payments, utility bills, and other operational expenses that have occurred since […]