(December 18, 2020) The City of Tracy Economic Development Team is pleased to announce the release of $500,000 to provide immediate, flexible financial relief to Tracy small businesses in the form of one-time grants in the amount of $5,000 per eligible business. The goal of this program is to preserve local jobs and provide flexible assistance to vulnerable businesses that are experiencing significant challenges due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. “We want our small business owners to know that we hear them [...]
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(November 16, 2020) New guidance from the State and CDPH (California Department of Public Health) is now available. San Joaquin County has been officially moved back to the Purple (Widespread) Tier, with some adjustments to timing and protocol. Please see attachments and links for further guidance regarding Purple Tier and Dimmer Framework: Purple Tier Updates (11/16/2020) Dimmer Framework Updates (11/16/2020)
(September 7, 2020) The importance of ballot measure Measure Y, as it relates to Transit Oriented Development, was summarized in three recent Tracy Press articles: "Voters to have a say in future shape of Downtown Tracy" (July 24, 2020) "Council affirms ballot language for downtown development measure" (July 31, 2020) "Measure Y supporters say Valley Link stop hinges on November vote" (September 4, 2020) More information regarding the Downtown Tracy Transit Oriented Development Plan and Measure Y can be found at the [...]
(July 14, 2020) Please see linked City of Tracy media release regarding the Downtown Tracy Outdoor Dining Program set to launch Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Print/Download: Downtown Tracy Outdoor Dining Media Release
(April 21, 2020) The Tracy Chamber, City of Tracy, and Tracy City Center Association (Downtown Tracy), will be co-hosting a series of interactive webinars starting Wednesday, April 22, 2020 @ 2:00pm. Information to register and attend is linked below. The first webinar topic will cover small business financial assistance programs. This week's guest presenter: Nate McBride Director San Joaquin Delta College Small Business Development Center Please take the time to join us! To participate - log in credentials are: https://cityoftracyevents.webex.com/cityoftracyevents/onstage/g.php?MTID=eb9a2254c4f96db6da331aec5a0557dc5 Or https://cityoftracyevents.webex.com [...]
(April 20, 2020) Please see linked letter below with a COVID-19 update from City Manager Jenny Haruyama, along with resources for business owners and employees. Print/Download: Update letter from Tracy City Manager to Business Owners & Employees
(April 10, 2020) In continued efforts to be a valuable resource to the small business community, the Tracy Chamber will be co-hosting a webinar with the City of Tracy and the Small Business Development Center on April 14th. To ensure the content provides the most value to participants, we are asking all of the small businesses in the Tracy community to answer the following question: What is currently your biggest challenge in providing / maintaining business operations during the COVID-19 crisis? To [...]
(April 9, 2020) The Tracy City Center Association (Downtown Tracy) is pleased to provide a letter of strong support for the Regional Transportation Plan amendment being considered by the Board of Directors at the San Joaquin Council of Governments meeting on April 16, 2020. To achieve our region’s goals for the economy, the environment, housing, and transportation - we need a robust and sustainable passenger rail system that will equitably serve our residents and work force with a better quality of life [...]
(April 7, 2020) Property Owners, Merchants, Board, and Community Members: The Tracy City Center Association (TCCA) is seeking Stakeholders who desire to serve on our Board of Directors or as an Executive Officer. We are looking for active, committed, positive, and productive nominees who want to be part of our team, whose goal is to improve and advocate for our downtown district. The two-year term for new Board positions begins with our fiscal year on July 1, 2020 and ends June 30, [...]
(April 3, 2020) Congress recently passed the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which allocates $2.2 trillion in support to individuals and businesses affected by COVID-19. Please see the link below for several resources and guidance for small businesses. COVID-19/CARES Act Resources