City of Wabasha Port Authority Emergency Loan Program in Response to COVID-19 has additional funding available to assist local businesses

At the May 19, 2020 Port Authority meeting, the City of Wabasha Port Authority approved additional funding for the City of Wabasha Port Authority Emergency Loan Program in Response to COVID-19.  The objective of this loan program is to assist businesses in the Wabasha-Kellogg area that are affected by the economic climate surrounding COVID-19.   This loan program was put in place to help businesses with normal, on-going expenses during this unprecedented situation. The first offering of Port Authority Emergency Loans was approved in April 2020, which provided $80,000 worth of loans to local businesses.

Businesses that are interested in receiving information regarding the second offering of the City of Wabasha Port Authority Emergency Loan Program can do so by downloading the application and personal financial statement. Please submit all the supporting documents via mail (must be postmarked by Thursday, June 4th) to:  City Hall, 900 Hiawatha Drive E, PO Box 268, Wabasha, MN 55981.  Documents can also be emailed to [email protected] or dropped in one of our two drop box locations (corner of the post office or at city hall).  These loans are subject to rules and regulations included on the application.  Applications for the second offering of Port Authority Emergency Loan Program are due to Wabasha City Hall by 4PM on Friday June 5, 2020.

Wabasha Port Authority Emergency Loan Application-2

Personal Financial Statement

City of Wabasha Port Authority Emergency Loan Program in Response to COVID-19

At a special meeting of the Wabasha Port Authority on Monday, March 23rd, the Port Authority approved an emergency loan program for Wabasha-Kellogg area businesses affected by COVID-19.  The loan program was passed unanimously by all members.  Effective today March 24, 2020, Wabasha Port Authority is announcing its Emergency Loan Program as a response to the economic impact to the Wabasha/Kellogg businesses surrounding COVID-19.  Businesses in the Wabasha-Kellogg area are eligible for this loan program.  The completed application, personal financial statement and supporting documents will be accepted through 4pm on Tuesday, March 31, 2020.  They can be sent via mail (must be postmarked by Monday, March 30th) and sent to:  City Hall, 900 Hiawatha Drive E, PO Box 268, Wabasha, MN 55981.  Documents can also be emailed to [email protected] or dropped in one of our two drop box locations (corner of the post office or at city hall).  These loans are subject to rules and regulations included on the application.  The first round of applications will be reviewed starting Wednesday, April 1st.

Although funding is limited, the goal of this program is to provide financial relief to as many businesses in the Wabasha/Kellogg area as possible.

Please contact Chad Springer  at 651-565-4568 with any questions.

Wabasha Port Authority Emergency Loan Application

Personal Financial Statement

Agenda Packets and Minutes

The Wabasha Port Authority meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7pm in the council chambers.

Wabasha Port Authority, 6 Year Term

  • Conn Walters
  • Dave Wodele
  • Mary Flicek
  • Craig Falkum

Council Representatives:

  • John Friedmeyer, President
  • Amy Gaedtke, Vice President
  • Mark Jarstad, Treasurer