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Gift Card Give Back Program | Sales Open 11/21 @ 9a

Hart Gift Card ImageBuy a $25 gift card from your favorite local merchant at discoveroceana.com starting November 21st at 9am and receive a free $10 bonus (small service fee applies). Limit 5 cards/business. That means... spend $25, get $35. Better yet... buy 5 cards, get $50 free!


Thrift Crawl

thrift crawl adFive area thrift shops in Hart invite you to attend the 1st Annual THRIFT CRAWL!
Here's how:

  1. Stop at any participating location & grab a passport (it's FREE)
  2. Get your passport stamped at each stop
  3. Enjoy a fun day of shopping local bargains & discovering new places
  4. Leave completed passport at your last stop for a chance to win one of five prizes!
HAVE FUN THRIFTING!

Holiday Home & Storefront Decorating Contest

christmas lights

  • Registration will be open until December 13th
  • A jpeg photo of your lit home or storefront to be submitted with your registration
  • Public voting will take place December 14th- 27th
  • Winners will be announced via social media the last week of December
  • Questions can be submitted to Nichole Steel
  • Click here to register
Prizes

  • Best Holiday Spirit - $50 prize
  • Most Extravagant - $50 prize
  • Best Use of Lights - $50 prize
  • Best Storefront - $50 prize
Scavenger Hunt (coming soon)

For more information on the Countdown to the Christmas promotions and events click here.

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Small Business Saturday

shop small bannerThis holiday season may look a little different, but we can still share joy! Shop Small and support your favorite small businesses in-store and online all season long.

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Virtual Coffee Hour with H.E.A.R.T.

coffee cup w/ heart logoShare your business updates and join us in discussing the impact increasing minimum wage will have on your business.

December 8, 2020 | 9:00 AM
Click here to join us via Zoom

Now Accepting Applications for Property Improvement Grants

brickNew in 2020... eligible commercial or mixed-use property owners/leaseholders within the City of Hart Tax Increment Finance Authority District (TIFA), may apply for facade improvement grants for exterior improvements such as restoration, brickwork, windows, painting, pavement, landscaping, awnings, doors, etc. Grants awarded will be up to 50 percent of the owner/leaseholder’s investment, requiring a matching expenditure by the owner or tenant. There is no set minimum or maximum number of projects per year.

Applications are available here, at Hart City Hall or at the HEART office at 49 S State St. Completed grant applications should be submitted to the Hart Economic Development Team (HEART) P.O. Box 449, Hart, MI 49420 or emailed to info@takemetohart.org.

Grant applications will be reviewed by the City of Hart TIFA Board at their regular monthly meeting and the Board will make all final grant-funding decisions. Program Guidelines | Application | Flyer | TIFA District Map

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HEART ECONOMIC & REDEVELOPMENT TEAM

49 South State Street
P.O. Box 449
Hart, Michigan 49420
Phone (231) 301-8449

nsteel@cityofhart.org

H.E.A.R.T. Board Meeting
City of Hart, Michigan
Hart Economic & Redevelopment Team Board Meeting
November 18, 2020, 4:00 PM
Community Center, 409 State Street, Hart, Michigan

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AGENDA:


  1. Call to Order

  2. Roll Call (President Splane, Vice President Tufts, Treasurer Bruce, Secretary Beal, Bruch, Lipps, Platt)

  3. Public Comment

  4. Action Items

    1. Approval of 10.21.20 Regular Meeting Minutes

    2. ​Rezoning of 710 State St (IGA) from B2 (General Business District) to D1 (Industrial District)



  5. Executive Director’s Report

  6. Updates/Discussion Item

    1. Downtown Banner Update

    2. Countdown to Christmas Schedule

    3. ​Shop Local Video

    4. Oceana Gift Card Program Update

    5. Development Leads



  7. ​​​Board Enrichment

  8. Committee Meetings

  9. Next Regular Meeting December 16, 2020 @ 4 PM

  10. Adjournment


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