We’re All in Small Business Grant program

ALERT

Applications for the We’re All In Small Business Grant will be accepted until 11:59 p.m., Tuesday, June 23. All applications will be considered, regardless of application date.

 

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PANDEMIC RELIEF FOR SMALL BUSINESSES IN WISCONSIN

Small businesses in Wisconsin often operate on razor-thin profit margins and hold very little cash in reserve, which makes weathering the effects of a global pandemic particularly challenging. Complicating matters for these small businesses seeking federal or other financial assistance is that they often lack the financial relationships required, or are otherwise ineligible, to qualify for these programs. WEDC’s We’re All In Small Business Grant is designed to help these small businesses get back on their feet while also encouraging adoption of best practices to keep employees, customers and communities safe.

A basic program description and overview of eligibility criteria appear below. Find more information on the frequently asked questions page.

HOW IT WORKS

Funded by the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the We’re All In Small Business Grant Program will provide $2,500 grants to 30,000 Wisconsin small businesses to assist with the costs of business interruption or for health and safety improvements, wages and salaries, rent, mortgages and inventory.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

To be eligible, businesses must:

  • be a Wisconsin-based, for-profit business;
  • employ 20 or fewer full-time equivalent (FTE) employees, including the owner; (Seasonal businesses should use the highest total FTEs employed during the season.)
  • earn greater than $0 but less than $1 million in annual revenues (gross sales and receipts); and
  • have started operating prior to Jan. 1, 2020, and have been in business as of Feb. 2020. (Seasonal businesses should use the highest total FTEs employed during the season.)

APPLICATION PERIOD

The online grant application will be accessible for one week from 8 a.m. Monday, June 15, through 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, June 23. A link to the application will be posted on this page. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation will make clear on this webpage and through all of its communications channels when the application period begins and ends. Businesses interested in receiving notifications about funding and other pandemic recovery resources from WEDC can subscribe to receive regular alerts.

 
 
 
 

BE PREPARED

Applicants are encouraged to prepare for the one-week application period by gathering the following required documents:

  • 2018 or 2019 federal tax return for business (If you started your business in 2020, you are not eligible for this grant). Applicable tax returns are:
    • IRS form 1065 Partnership Return (no K-1s required)
    • IRS form 1120 Corporation Return (no schedules required)
    • IRS form 1120S S Corporation Return (no K-1s required)
    • IRS form 1040 (sole proprietors), first two pages and the Schedule C
  • Signed W-9 and dated form available at www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw9.pdf
  • A letter or email of acknowledgement from a community organization indicating your business was in operation in February 2020. The letter or email can be from any of the following:
    • Chamber of commerce
    • Main Street or Connect Communities organization
    • Local business improvement district
    • Neighborhood economic development association
    • Local economic development organization
    • County economic development organization
    • Municipality, including tribal government
    • County
    • Local bank, credit union or community development financial institution
    • Regional UW Small Business Development Center
    • U.S. Export Assistance Center – Wisconsin
    • Regional economic development organization
    • Regional Planning Commission
    • Trade association

     

    If you do not have an existing relationship with any of the above organizations, you are encouraged to contact the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center for assistance.

    A sample letter of acknowledgement can be found here.

HAVE QUESTIONS?

If you have questions regarding the We’re All In Small Business Grant, please review this page of frequently asked questions

FOR MORE INFORMATION

WEDC representatives stand ready to provide guidance to small business owners whose questions are not addressed in the FAQs. To reach a WEDC representative, call 608.210.6700. As we are anticipating heavy call volumes, your patience is appreciated. You can also submit questions to us electronically by clicking the “Contact Us” button below.

 

2020 Census Informaion

The census operation of update/leave is the final effort to get the 2020 census questionnaire in every household in the United States. As a reminder, update/leave is when census workers update physical addresses and leave the census questionnaire at residences with PO boxes or on rural routes. Now that update/leave is underway, I want to talk about a commonly asked question about where people should count themselves.

 

Every residence receives a census questionnaire. People who have a second home/cabin/residence in Burnett County must respond for that residence as well as for their permanent home. If they use their vacation home less than 6 months out of the year, on the census form they note that no one is currently living there. This will prevent a census worker from having to come knock on their door in August.

 

The residence where people live and sleep the most is where they should count themselves. If people use two or more residences equally, they count themselves where they were living on April 1.

 

It has never been easier to complete the census. People may respond

  1. Online at 2020census.gov,
  2. By phone at (844) 330-2020, or
  3. By mailing in their paper form.

 

Please share this information with the people you represent on Facebook, your website, by email, by posting, or by whatever way works best for you. Encourage people to respond now!


Town of Jackson Annual Town Meeting

The Annual Meeting of the Town of Jackson is cancelled. The date of this meeting will be announced at a later date.

This is due to COVID-19.


ALL BURNING PERMITS ARE CANCELED!

PLEASE NOTE!

All burning permits are CANCELED and no new burning permits will be issued.

In other words, NO BURNING IS ALLOWED!


UP-TO DATE INFORMATION ON COVID-19

Please take note-the Town of Jackson has a Facebook page that will contain all the up-dated information when it pertains to COVID-19. Any questions about how to find it, please email me at [email protected]

Also any other information about what is happening in the town will be posted on this website.

Supervisor Nancy Growe


Burnett County Road Restrictions

 

 

 

 

NOTICE SEASONAL WEIGHT LIMITATIONS 

 

Pursuant to Wisconsin Statutes §349.16, seasonal weight limitations on select County Trunk Highways (CTH) in Burnett County will become effective at 12:01 a.m. on March 9, 2020.  Adjustment to the proposed effective date may be considered contingent upon weather conditions. 

 As permitted by §349.16, Burnett County hereby limits each axle configuration to no more than four and one-half (4.5) tons during the seasonal weight limitation period on all CTHs in Burnett County with the following exceptions:  

 CTH A, CTH B, CTH D from CTH M to STH 35, CTH G, CTH H from STH 77 to STH 35, CTH H from CTH G to the Barron County line, CTH K, and CTH M from CTH D to STH 70.  

 Vehicles actively performing highway maintenance, school buses, and vehicles hauling bulk milk products are exempt from seasonal weight limitations on Burnett County Trunk Highways.  See §349.16 for other special exemptions.    

 

 

 

BY ORDER OF THE BURNETT COUNTY HIGHWAY COMMISSIONER 


Town of Jackson – Property Tax Information

Tax payments are due by January 31, 2020-first or full payments.

 

Late payments made after January 31 and 2nd Installments must be made payable to: Burnett County Treasurer at 7410 County Road K, Siren, WI 54872 Phone:715-349-2187

The Town Treasurer Melanie Johnson will be in the office on Saturday-12/28/19-9AM-11AM and Friday-12/31/19-1PM-3PM.

The clerks’s office hours are Tuesdays & Fridays from 1PM-6PM. Taxes can also be paid on these days