April 23, 2020
Keep Up with the Latest PPP and EIDL News
Keep up with the latest information on potential new allocations for the Paycheck Protection Program and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program at our Roadmap to Resources website, www.RoadmaptoResources.com . There you will find links to developments regarding PPP and EIDL, but also other resources for businesses and job-seekers.
Governor's Office Announces 'Retail to Go' Model
Governor Greg Abbott recently announced a new "Retail-To-Go" model for Texas retailers. This model will allow retail outlets in Texas to reopen beginning Friday, April 24. Under this model, reopened establishments are required to deliver items to customers' cars, homes or other locations to minimize contact. Any retailers considering utilizing the "Retail-To-Go" model should review the following guidance located on the Texas Department of State Health Services website:

Source: Governor's Office of Economic Development and Tourism
Job Seekers Focus of New Resources Video
Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas has a wealth of information available for those seeking jobs in Mesquite. Watch this new video featuring Workforce Solutions Account Executive Steven Bridges, who walks the viewer through the services and resources available to those who are seeking employment.

Also see a video on financial assistance featuring Bridget Moon of the Small Business Administration here .
The City of Mesquite Economic Development Department has curated a collection of helpful resources for our business community as well as job seekers. The Roadmap to Resources offers an array of direct links to documents, websites, webinars and more from a wide variety of sources. Now you don't have to search - it's all in one space, organized for your convenience. Also, please feel free to give us a call or reach out via email.