The Martin County Board Tuesday :

Approved the creation and implementation of the Martin County Covid Relief Grant Program to local businesses and non-profits. The program will provide grants in an amount up to $10,000 to eligible businesses.The businesses must the criteria established by the board. The grants under this program must be awarded by March 15,2021. Applicants can use grant funds only for eligible expenses not already covered by other funds

Commissioners approved signing an Administrative Services Contract in the amount of $100.00 per application with the Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce related to the economic assistance grants generated through Martin County’s Relief Grant Program. Completed applications can be submitted to the Fairmotn Area Chamber of Commerce. Applications will accepted up to Feb.12,2021.

Approved the use of the County owned building (front office building) located at 1200 North State Street (Fairmont) to be used as a public location for COVID-19 immunizations provided by the Faribault-Martin County Human Services when they become available; and authorized development of a Use Agreement between Martin County and the Faribault-Martin County Human Services Joint Powers Board.