Under Executive Order GA-17, by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, the State of Texas is set to gradually re-open its economy in phases. Under the first phase, certain businesses may re-open at 25% capacity with specific guidelines set to protect the most vulnerable population. Businesses who may open are: non-essential retailers, restaurants, movie theaters, malls, museums, churches & places of worship, healthcare professionals, pet grooming, mechanic/auto retail, laundromats, gas stations and banks. Businesses who shall remain closed until phase two are: barbershops, hair salons, cosmetology services, spas, tattoo parlors, gyms, bars, educational institutions, open markets (flea markets), dance halls, city & county parks, swimming pools, bowling alleys, and mall food courts. To view guidelines for those businesses set to open please view click the link below pertaining to the industry.
In order to attend the growing need of the business community, the Economic Development Department has dedicated this page to streamline helpful resources that can assist our local business community in this time of need. The page gives resources that can be accessed at all three levels, federal, state and local. If you have any questions please feel free to call us at (830) 773 - 1111 extension 2003, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.