Teller County is in receipt of Coronavirus Relief Fund money for local businesses to reimburse COVID-19-related expenditures and losses. The fund is authorized under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Greater Woodland Park Chamber of Commerce President Debbie Miller last week explained the process for requesting and receiving reimbursements from the fund. The chamber has been hired to manage recovery funds for all businesses in Cripple Creek, Divide, Victor, Florissant and unincorporated Teller County “not to exclude Woodland Park businesses.”

“The new recovery website goes online today,” Miller told the Teller County Board of County Commissioners at its Aug. 27 meeting. “Business owners must document actual expenditures and/or losses before they will be approved for reimbursements.”

Grants will be awarded in three areas: business operations and compliance, technology upgrades and business interruptions. These are listed and described on the website,

There will be three rounds of

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