The City of Silver Bay would like individuals interested in serving on various City Boards and Commissions to submit application. These Boards and Commissions are the working boards to recommend action to our City Council. Meetings are typically quarterly or monthly depending on the Board. There may be special meetings called, but are only on occasion. All you have to do is be committed to attending the meetings, engage in conversation, bring forth and be open to ideas, and be willing to work towards the betterment of our community. Please give City Hall a call for more information at 218-226-4408. Applications can be picked up at City Hall or can be downloaded by clicking here and are to be returned to City Hall, 7 Davis Drive, Silver Bay, MN 55614. There are currently vacancies on the following, but feel free to apply for any Boards or Commissions of interest. For a full listing, click here. Thank you for your interest!
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COVID-19 Relief Update
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans up to $2 Million are Now Available
Minnesota small businesses and private nonprofits may now apply for disaster loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration. These loans are for those organizations suffering economic injury due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus. The online application is found at DisasterLoan.sba.gov, or click the button below. Details include:
- Rates are 3.75% for businesses and 2.75% for nonprofits.
- Up to $2 million with terms up to 30 years.
- May be used to help pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills that could have been paid had the disaster not occurred.
- Loans under $25,000 can be made without collateral while loans over $25,000 should be collateralized. (However, the SBA will not decline a loan for lack of collateral.)
No cost to apply nor any obligation to accept the loan if approved.
The Small Business Administration offers information and assistance:
SBA Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center
1-800-659-2955 / TTY: 1-800-877-8339
The American SBDC has a web page with information and resources at https://americassbdc.org/coronavirus-information/
Northland Foundation | 218.723.4040 | 800-433-4045 | Website
The City of Silver Bay now accepts credit and debit card payments through AllPaid dba GovPayNet for city utilities (water/sewer/garbage). PLEASE NOTE: there is a non-refundable service fee retained by GovPayNet based on the charge. PLEASE READ for credit card processing service fees. Click here to view their terms and conditions.
Click here to be directed to the online payment site.
Lake Superior Magazine gathered the votes from their readers, online supporters and social media followers, and got some delightful surprises.
Black Beach was voted the best sandy swimming beach. Click here to view the article online.
Lake County residents can dispose of their unused and expired medications at a year-round drop box.
When & Where:
Lake County Service Center, 99 Edison Blvd, Silver Bay, 8:00-4:00 Monday – Friday
Law Enforcement Center, 613 3rd Ave, Two Harbors, 24/7
Please click here for more information.