Unincorporated Island County (District 1) Small Business Reimbursement Grant Program – NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
In an effort to help promote public welfare and assist Small Businesses with the costs of business interruption caused by required closures due to COVID-19, the Port of South Whidbey is partnering with the Port of Coupeville and Island County to administer a financial assistance program to small businesses located within the unincorporated areas of Central and South Whidbey Island County District 1. This is a Reimbursement Grant program and may be used to reimburse eligible expenses that were incurred after March 1, 2020. The application, with specific details and program guidelines, is below. Please download the application and email to email@example.com , or mail to the Port of South Whidbey, PO Box 872, Freeland, WA 98249. Applications must be received at the Port by midnight, Thursday July 16.
The Port of South Whidbey Commissioners discuss the Payroll Protection Program with a local lender – April 28
COVID-19 Response Measures – June 22
We are now in Phase 3 of the Governor’s “Stay Home – Stay Healthy” executive order. How does this affect Port facilities?
Possession Beach Waterfront Park and Boat Ramp: open to the public; restrooms are open as of July 7th. Visitors are asked to maintain social distancing and to wear masks when not able to remain at least six feet apart from others. Visitors are also encouraged to bring their own sanitizer and toilet paper as supplies are limited.
Bush Point Boat Ramp: open to the public; restrooms are open. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own sanitizer and toilet paper as supplies are limited.
South Whidbey Harbor: open to the public; returns to nearly normal operations. Visitors are asked to maintain social distancing. Disposable masks are available for patrons if they arrive without their own. The restroom and shower facilities are open. Visitors are asked to bring their own sanitizers as supplies are limited. Phil Simon Park and the boat ramp remain open for public use.
Whidbey Island Fairgrounds and Events Center: gatherings of up to 50 people can now occur; please contact the Fairgrounds Director to book your event space. The horse arena is open to horse club events of 50 people or less; and to individual riders on most days from 8 am to dusk. The main restrooms are open for use. Visitors and patrons are encouraged to maintain social distancing and to wear masks when not able to remain at least six feet apart from others.
We will continue to remain flexible over the next several weeks as the situation could change. Stay healthy!
The gangway and the floats are closed until further notice.
Flying out of Paine Field or Seatac Airport? Park at our Humphrey Road lot for just $5 per day!
Call us at (360) 331-5494 for more information.