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March 2, 2021

$500 “No Essay” Leander Expo Scholarship Rules

2021-03-02T15:57:14-06:00

$500 “No Essay” Leander Expo Scholarship Rules

Summary of Key Rules

  • Open to all high school, college, and graduate students and those planning to enroll within 12 months.
  • You must be either: (1) at least eighteen (18) years of age or older (except in the case of legal residents of certain states or commonwealths where the legal age of majority is greater than eighteen (18) years of age, then such legal age of majority) at the time of entry; or (2) at least thirteen (13) years of age at the time of entry and have a parent’s or legal guardian’s consent and supervision to participate and enter this drawing.
  • […]
$500 “No Essay” Leander Expo Scholarship Rules2021-03-02T15:57:14-06:00

January 4, 2021

October 15, 2020

$1 Billion Project: Leander Springs Announced Today

2020-10-15T16:44:48-05:00

Leander partners on proposed $1 billion development
featuring full-service hotel and 4-acre crystalline lagoon

LEANDER, TEXAS —

On Thursday, Mayor Troy Hill announced the city’s partnership with Leander Springs
LLC to develop Leander Springs, a 78-acre mixed use project with retail, restaurants, entertainment,
hospitality, office, and residential components located at the southwest corner of FM 2243 and 183A.
Expectations are that a fully developed Leander Springs could be valued at $1 billion.

As part of an economic development agreement with Leander Springs LLC, the city approved up to $22
million in performance-based tax incentives for the project, which promises to construct a 4-acre
crystalline lagoon powered by Crystal Lagoons® technology and surrounded by 10 acres of boardwalk
and related amenities. The Public […]

$1 Billion Project: Leander Springs Announced Today2020-10-15T16:44:48-05:00

July 23, 2020

Welcome to Tesla, and how it could impact Leander.

2020-07-23T17:45:29-05:00
The analysis says that Tesla’s location could open the door for other industry companies and businesses to relocate — in addition to encouraging relocations and expansions.

Bridget Brandt, President & CEO

The new Tesla Gigafactory, set to be located in eastern Travis County, will be one of the world’s largest and most advanced automotive plants and will bring an estimated $1 billion in capital investment to the region.

“Tesla’s decision to locate its newest Gigafactory in Austin will expand and enhance our innovative culture while also providing new and exciting career opportunities for all segments of our Central Texas workforce,” said Opportunity Austin Chair Gary Farmer. “The company’s […]

Welcome to Tesla, and how it could impact Leander.2020-07-23T17:45:29-05:00

June 30, 2020

May 22, 2020

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

2020-05-22T10:22:02-05:00
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.

2020-05-21T14:32:21-05:00

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

2020-05-06T10:44:18-05:00
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

April 29, 2020

Governor Abbott Presents Opening Texas Report, Leander Chamber’s Smart Restart Guide, & Leander Smart Restart Seal of Approval 

2020-05-01T11:37:48-05:00
Governor Abbott Presents Opening Texas Report, Leander Chamber’s Smart Restart Guide, & Leander Smart Restart Seal of Approval
At a press conference Monday afternoon, Governor Abbott announced his […]
Governor Abbott Presents Opening Texas Report, Leander Chamber’s Smart Restart Guide, & Leander Smart Restart Seal of Approval 2020-05-01T11:37:48-05:00
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