From the Hood River County Sheriff's Office

October 05, 2017
The following Chamber update comes from the Hood River County Sheriff's Office in regards to businesses impacted by the Eagle Creek Fire. Please direct any questions to Barbara Ayers at the County's Emergency Management Office:

From the Hood River County Sheriff's Office
For Businesses Impacted by the Eagle Creek Fire

ARE YOU A HOOD RIVER COUNTY BUSINESS OWNER WITH ECONOMIC LOSSES FROM THE EAGLE CREEK FIRE?


News Release from Hood River Co. Sheriff's Office
Posted on FlashAlert: September 28th, 2017 2:19 PM
Downloadable file: Worksheet to submit
Downloadable file: SBA loan program details

Hood River County declared a fire emergency for the Eagle Creek Fire in September 2017. As a result, local businesses may be eligible for low-interest long term Small Business Administration (SBA) loans to help them recover from economic impacts of lost revenue. Current rates are high 2% - low 3%, with terms up to 30 years. 

If you are interested in applying, please email County Emergency Manager Barbara Ayers. We need five to ten Hood River County businesses to fill out the attached SBA worksheet, and we must meet the state's minimum requirements for the Governor to request this federal program be activated. If you are interested, please let us know no later than October 12

EMAIL WORKSHEET TO: Barbara.ayers@co.hood-river.or.us or drop off by October 12, 2017 to Hood River County, 601 State St. attn: Emergency Management. You may opt out later and chose not to apply. 

Details on the program (attached) are from the Oregon Office of Emergency Management and SBA. 

Hood River County also currently has a SBA disaster loan open from the January 2017 winter storm emergency - those applications are due to SBA before January 2018. 

More details on Hood River Sheriff's Office website