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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Blaine Launches Round Two of the COVID-19 Small Business Relief Grant Program

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The application portal for round two of the City of Blaine COVID-19 small business grant program is now live. Nonprofit organizations are now eligible for this program.

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Housing Growth Remains Strong

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Through the COVID-19 pandemic, housing activity has continued to remain strong in Blaine. Over the last 20 years, Blaine has continually ranked in the top 10 in the Twin Cities metropolitan area for new housing construction. Through July 31, 2020, Blaine ...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Blaine Development Continues

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During a pandemic, it would be easy to assume that development activity grinds to an abrupt halt. That scenario is not what the city is currently experiencing as you can see in the latest Blaine Planning Commission and Blaine City Council meeting agendas....

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Neighborhood Meeting Policy for Development Projects

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The residents of Blaine may have noticed that some of the more recent land use applications within the city have garnered a lot of attention, and more specifically, a lot of attention from residents immediately adjacent to certain developments. The Blaine...

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Interactive Development Resources

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Want to know what development activity is occurring the community? The City of Blaine has an interactive development map available on the city website under the Business and Development section. The interactive map allows anyone to see what projects are c...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Sign Up for CivicReady

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Blaine’s Emergency Notification System (CivicReady) is designed to notify residents and businesses of important emergency information. The events that have unfolded in the last few months has shown the value of being able to send emergency infor...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Large Events Canceled in 2020

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The City of Blaine is home to many large events each summer. These events bring in millions of dollars of economic impact to the Blaine economy. Due to COVID-19 many large events are being canceled and the impact will be felt far beyond the field, course,...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

How to Help Local Businesses

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Blaine businesses, whether large or small, are an integral part of the economic health of the community. Our local businesses are being heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. While some businesses may be closed to the public, they are not closed. Many...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Community Development Operations During the Pandemic

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The city’s Planning and Economic Development Department has been working remotely during the COVID 19 pandemic. At this time, staff is fully functional and can respond to voice mails, emails and all land use and sign application requests. When m...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Blaine City Council Passes Temporary Outdoor Dining Policy

Temporary Outdoor Dining Policy Now in Effect

The Blaine City Council passed a new temporary outdoor dining policy to allow restaurants flexibility as they open under new COVID-19 guidelines.

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Blaine BizConnect Special COVID-19 Edition

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A healthy and vibrant business community will always be important to the City of Blaine and city staff are ready to help connect businesses to resources such as loan programs or tax credit information.

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

COVID-19 Business Resources

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Blaine businesses are an integral part of the economic health of the community. BlaineBizMN has posted a business resources page containing information related to emergency loan programs, changes in city policy, and how to stay informed.

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