Grants available for downtown business upgrades

Published 12:14 am Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Andalusia City Council agreed to transfer $10,000 in seed money to the Downtown Redevelopment Authority to restart its façade renewal grant program.

The grants are available up to $5,000 and are made on a 50-50 matching basis to businesses located in the area represented by the DRA. Their purpose is to give business owners the means to improve the look or “outer facade” of their properties.

The grants are available to business owners in the following areas:

  • Along Church Street from the railroad tracks down to Third Avenue.
  • Along South Cotton Street from the railroad tracks to Troy Street.
  • Opp Avenue to the corner of Crescent Street.
  • Pear Street, Coffee Street, Troy Street.

For more information or to receive an application packet, contact the city clerk’s office at 222-3313.