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Posted on:
May 17, 2017

Housing and Redevelopment Authority Blighted Properties Forgivable Commercial/Industrial Loan Policy Guidelines & Application
The Housing and Redevelopment Authority for the City of Elk River (HRA) recognizes the need to stimulate private sector investment to help spur new construction, create and retain employment opportunities and promote the sale and redevelopment of structurally substandard properties. 

Category: Business, Commercial Blighted

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Apr 20, 2017

City Beautification Award Policy
The City Beautification award serves to recognize those business owners, who have made an effort to clean, repair, improve and enhance the overall aesthetics of their property to maintain the beauty of their neighborhood and surroundings. It is presented to encourage community improvements, enhance our city’s visual image and economic vitality.

Category: Business Incentives

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Posted on:
Apr 20, 2017

Business Microloan Fund
The Economic Development Authority for the city of Elk River (EDA) recognizes the need to stimulate private sector investment into manufacturing and certain commercial facilities and equipment in order to create new jobs, boost productivity and retain existing jobs for local residents. Additionally, the need exists to encourage investment in the expansion and/or rehabilitation of commercial and retail buildings in order to maintain the economic...

Category: Business Incentives

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Apr 20, 2017

Job Incentive Microloan
The purpose of the RLF is to provide financial and technical assistance for the creation and retention of new employment.

Category: Business Incentives

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Apr 20, 2017

Tax Abatement
The purpose of this policy is to establish the city of Elk River’s position relating to the use of Tax Abatement for private development above and beyond the requirements and limitations set forth by State Law. This policy shall be used as a guide in the processing and review of applications requesting Tax Abatement assistance. The fundamental purpose of providing Tax Abatement in Elk River...

Category: Business Incentives

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Posted on:
Mar 03, 2016

Sherburne County Tools for Business
Healthy local businesses are essential to a healthy community.

Category: Business

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Posted on:
Mar 03, 2016

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)
Starting a business in Minnesota is not a single decision but a series of them, each one an important step on the road to a successful launch. Here we help you tackle the most common questions in the order you’re most likely to need answers.

Category: Business, Workforce

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Mar 03, 2016

Property Assessed Clean Energy Program (PACE OF MN)
The Property Assessed Clean Energy Program (“PACE OF MN”) administered by the Saint Paul Port Authority (the “Port Authority”) provides a financing mechanism for the installation of energy efficiency and conservation improvements that are permanently fixed to eligible properties (“Improvements”). The undersigned applicant(s) hereby submits the following application for financing and petition for special assessments in accordance with Minnesota Statutes Sections 216C.435 and 216C.436, Chapter...

Category: Business

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Posted on:
Mar 03, 2016

Initiative Foundation
The Initiative Foundation is certified as a Community Development Financial Institution, or CDFI. The certification from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s CDFI Fund signifies that the Foundation meets stringent requirements as a financing entity with a primary mission of promoting community development.

Category: Business, Lending, Incentives, Non-Profits

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Posted on:
Mar 03, 2016

CMDC Business Financing
CMDC has been assisting businesses with their business financing needs since 1978. As an SBA Premier Certified Lender (PCLP), CMDC is authorized to provide SBA 504 loans and other SBA and business financing programs throughout Minnesota. Less than 10% of the certified development companies (CDCs) in the United States have this designation.

Category: Business, Non-Profits, Lending, Incentives

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Posted on:
Mar 03, 2016

Greater MSP Business Development
GREATER MSP (Minneapolis Saint Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership) is a private non-profit organization (501C3) dedicated to providing public and private sector leadership, coordination and engagement to grow the economy of the 16-County Minneapolis Saint Paul region. With its economic development partners throughout the region, GREATER MSP is advancing a coordinated regional economic development strategy, a coordinated regional brand to promote the region’s assets, and...

Category: Business

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Posted on:
Mar 03, 2016

Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce
Mission: The Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce is the single organization that advocates, educates, and promotes area business. The Chamber builds dynamic relationships by connecting members to each other, the community and government.

Category: Business

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Mar 03, 2016

MNsure
MNsure is a new central marketplace where Minnesota individuals, families and small employers can get quality, affordable health insurance and access tax credits or assistance to help pay for coverage. MNsure will offer an easy-to-use website where you can search and compare plans, a hotline you can call to talk with someone about your options, and places where you can sign up in your community.  

Category: Business

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Posted on:
Mar 03, 2016

Minnesota Dept of Commerce
Information about the Minnesota Department of Commerce and its business divisions. Find details about data practices and privacy policies. Access a map to our office and driving directions.

Category: Business

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Posted on:
Mar 03, 2016

Minnesota Dept of Labor and Industry
The agency employs approximately 430 workers throughout the state and oversees the state's apprenticeship, construction codes and licensing, occupational safety and health, wage and hour standards, and workers' compensation programs.

Category: Business

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Posted on:
Mar 03, 2016

Minnesota Dept of Revenue/Business Information
The Minnesota Department of Revenue manages the state’s revenue system and administers state tax laws. We manage 28 different taxes, collecting over $16.5 billion annually. This money funds education, local government aid, property tax relief, social service programs, highways, economic development incentives and grants for businesses, and other state programs and operations.

Category: Business

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Posted on:
Mar 03, 2016

Minnesota Secretary of State/Business Services
The division reviews, approves and files of incorporation and amendments for all business and nonprofit organizations conducting business in the state. It provides many online and walk-in services for Minnesota businesses, including business name filings and searches, filing articles and renewals, and ordering copies and certificates.

Category: Business

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Posted on:
Mar 03, 2016

Small Business Administration
Since its founding on July 30, 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses.

Category: Business



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City of Elk River Economic Development
13065 Orono Parkway | Elk River, MN  55330
phone 763.635.1000
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