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Laclede County grants the first Cares Act dollars

Laclede County has awarded 5 Cares Act Grants. Tuesday the Laclede County Commission awarded grant funds to Freedom Comics, Laclede Industries, Joel E Barber School, Gasconade C-4 School District, and Maggard Canoes. Presiding Commissioner Randy Angst said they are still reviewing applications from more than 30 applicants. Laclede County received $4.1-million-dollars for distribution……

The County awarded funds totaling $12-thousand-dollars. As the final questions are answered more applications will be awarded funds, as early as Thursday. Angst said they are sending a letter to those awarded to get paperwork finalized. When the application period for Phase 2 begins, the focus will be on Schools and non-profit organizations who are getting ready to open back up. Phase 3 will be funding for individual businesses. The application is available through the County Clerk’s website or you can request it in person. Anyone who has questions can contact Presiding Commissioner Randy Angst directly at 533-5204.

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