The MDD may assist in the funding of new or expanded businesses or industries in compliance with Chapter 377 of the Texas Local Government Code. Funding assistance for a project may include the following:
- Land, buildings, equipment, facilities, expenditures, targeted infrastructure or improvements for the creation or retention of primary jobs, manufacturing or industrial facilities, research and development facilities, transportation facilities, sewage or solid waste disposal facilities, recycling facilities, air or water pollution facilities, facilities for furnishing water to the public, distribution centers, small warehouse facilities serving as distribution centers, primary job training facilities, regional or national corporate headquarter facilities;
- Job training required or suitable for the promotion of development and expansion of businesses;
- Infrastructure required or suitable for promotion or development of new or expanded businesses;
- Land, buildings, equipment, or facilities improvements to promote or develop new or expanded businesses that create or retain primary jobs.
To apply for funding contact; Kara Clore, Executive Director, PO Box 1196, Rockdale, Texas 76567, firstname.lastname@example.org or 512-446-2111.
Facade Improvement Program
The Rockdale Municipal Development District has implemented a city-wide facade improvement incentive program for businesses. The Municipal Development District will match eligible facade improvement projects on a dollar-for-dollar basis, up to $10,000.00. The total funds available for all projects is $30,000.00
A copy of the program including program description, program goals, eligible applicants, eligible costs and improvements, design requirements, funding availability, and application form can be downloaded here.