May 22, 2020

Leander tops Census Bureau list of fastest-growing large U.S. cities from 2018-19

From 2018-19, Leander was the fastest-growing large city in the U.S., according to data made public late May 20 by the U.S. Census Bureau.

From July 1, 2018, to July 1, 2019, Leander’s population grew by 12% to 62,208 residents, according to census data.

Bridget Brandt, president and CEO of the Leander Chamber of Commerce, listed several reasons for Leander’s list-topping growth.

“Because Leander is simply amazing,” she said. “We have a great cost of living, an incredible variety of home options, an amazing school district, incredible health care and Hill Country views. It really can’t be beat.”

Leander was joined […]

Leander tops Census Bureau list of fastest-growing large U.S. cities from 2018-192020-05-22T10:22:02-05:00

Making sure you use your PPP properly.


The PPP Forgiveness Application.

Q. What should I do first once I have the funds?

A. We are recommending that you set up a separate bank account with only those funds entering and leaving it.  This will allow you to easily track your expenses and how they were utilized.


The following Q&A is provided by .


Q. Assuming I properly received PPP funds, what can I spend it on?

A. The allowable uses of PPP loan funds are as follows:

  • 75% of the PPP loan funds must be used for payroll costs for U.S. resident employees (salaries are capped at $100,000 per employee),
  • The remaining 25% may be spent on:
    • Costs related to the continuation of group health care benefits during periods of paid […]
Making sure you use your PPP properly.2020-05-21T14:32:21-05:00

Wilco Forward COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program

Williamson County has launched Wilco Forward, a grant program funded through the approximately $93 million the County received from the CARES Act and pursuant to Texas Local Government Code Ch 381.
Applications will be accepted starting at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 6, 2020. The deadline for applications for Phase 1 is June 30, 2020.
In Phase 1 of Wilco Forward, the County has set aside $25 million for grants to Williamson County small businesses impacted by COVID-19. The maximum amount any business can receive is $30,000. Grants will be processed and funded in order received […]
Wilco Forward COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program2020-05-06T10:44:18-05:00
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