Emergency Management

Small Business Assistance Program

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Updated Eligibility Guidelines: Businesses that have received PPP or EIDL funding are now eligible to receive City of Wylie Small Business Assistance.

Qualified companies will be selected and funds allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.


The Wylie City Council approved a Small Business Assistance Program providing a total of $301,000 in immediate, short-term financial assistance grants to qualified Wylie businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. 

Business Size  Grant   Allocated Money
 26-50 Employees  Up to $5,000  $50,000
 25 or Fewer Employees  Up to $5,000  $200,000
 Sole Proprietor
(Owner only, no addt. employees)
 Up to $1,500  $51,000

 

Eligibility Requirements
1. The primary location of the business must be located within the City of Wylie city limits.
2. Must have been in continuous operation for a period of at least six months prior to the application date.
3. Must be in good standing with the City of Wylie with respect to taxes, fees, utility payments and other financial obligations to the City.
4. Must have a current or anticipated revenue decline beginning March 1, 2020 resulting from COVID-19 impacts.
5. Must be a local, independent business responsible for all revenues and expenses.

Exclusions
1. Non-profit organizations are specifically excluded from and ineligible to receive grants under the program.
2. An eligible franchise must be responsible on a local level for all revenue and expenses of the business.
3. A business is ineligible if it has 51 or more employees.


Information/Documents Needed for Application
1. Proof of an Official Registered Business by one of the methods below:
     -Secretary of State - a certificate of fact or a copy of the certificate of formation
     -Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts - taxpayer number issued by the comptroller's office
     -Texas Workforce Commission - proof of unemployment insurance paid
     -Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation - a copy of the license issued
2. Most current IRS Form 941 or 944 for the business
3. W-9 that has been signed/dated within the previous 12 months. One will be required before a check can be issued. (not required to upload during application process; if approved, city will assist with W-9)
4. Most current IRS Form 1099 for the business, or Schedule C from the last tax return (if sole proprieter is selected on application).
5. Documents that evidence the impact to your business (a business loss or a gross revenue decline beginning March 13, 2020) (Up to 5 uploads).

Documentation Needed Upon Approval
An eligible business receiving a grant will be required to execute a Chapter 380 Economic Development Agreement with the City of Wylie.

General Information

1. Applications will be accepted online at WylieTexas.gov/Business during a 14-day open period or until funds are exhausted.
2. Qualified companies will be selected and funds allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
3. Businesses may not apply for multiple grants. 

4. The eligible business must be the applicant, but the application form must be signed by an authorized agent of the eligible business.

5. Qualifications will be verified by a five-person panel made up of representatives from the City Manager’s office, City Finance Department, Wylie Chamber of Commerce, Wylie Downtown Merchants Association, and Wylie Economic Development Corporation. Committee members are not eligible to receive funding.
6. All submissions are public record subject to open records.

Questions? Please email smallbusiness@wylietexas.gov.

Additional Business Assistance Resources


contact information

Wylie Municipal Complex 
300 Country Club Rd., Building 100 Wylie, TX 75098
Main #: 972-516-6000 
Monday – Friday; 8 am – 5 pm

Building Inspection2nd floor 
972-516-6420, permits@wylietexas.gov

City Manager, 1st floor 
972-516-6010, citymgr@wylietexas.gov

City Secretary1st floor 
972-516-6020, citysec@wylietexas.gov

Code Enforcement, 2nd floor 
972-516-6440, code@wylietexas.gov 

Communication/Marketing, 1st floor
972-516-6016, publicinfo@wylietexas.gov

Engineering, 2nd floor 
972-516-6400, cityeng@wylietexas.gov

Finance, 1st floor 
972-516-6120, finance@wylietexas.gov

Human Resources, 3rd floor 
972-516-6040, jobs@wylietexas.gov

Planning and Zoning, 2nd floor 
972-516-6320, planning@wylietexas.gov

Parks Administration, 3rd floor 
972-516-6340, parks@wylietexas.gov

Purchasing, 1st floor 
972-516-6040, purchasing@wylietexas.gov

Utility Billing
, 1st floor 
972-516-6100, utility@wylietexas.gov

Recreation Center
300 Country Club Rd., Building 200
972-516-6340, recreation@wylietexas.gov

Monday – Friday, 5:00 am – 10:00 pm
Saturday, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday, Noon – 8:00 pm

Rita and Truett Smith Public Library
300 Country Club Rd., Building 300
972-516-6250, libinfo@wylietexas.gov

Monday - Thursday, 10 am – 8 pm
Friday and Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday, Closed

Public Safety Complex
2000 N. Hwy. 78
972-442-8171
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm

Municipal Court
972-442-8101, court@wylietexas.gov

Police Administration
972-442-8170, police@wylietexas.gov

Public Safety Communications
972-442-8171, wfdadmin@wylietexas.gov

Fire Administration
972-442-8110, wfdadmin@wylietexas.gov

Fire Stations
Station #1,
1400 S. Ballard Ave., 972-429-8071
Station #2, 555 Country Club Rd., 972-429-8072
Station #3, 210 W.A. Allen Blvd., 972-442-8073
Public Works  (Streets, Water and Wastewater)
949 Hensley Ln., Building 300
972-442-7588
After-hours emergency? Contact Police Dispatch, 972-442-8171
Monday – Friday, 7 am – 4 pm


Parks and Recreation Administration
949 Hensley Ln., Building 200
972-516-6340, parks@wylietexas.gov
Monday – Friday, 7 am – 4 pm

Animal Services
949 Hensley Ln., Building 100
972-442-5268, animalcontrol@wylietexas.gov
After-hours emergency? Contact Police Dispatch, 972-442-8171
Monday – Saturday, 8 am – 5 pm

Senior Recreation Center
800 Thomas St.
972-516-6340, recreation@wylietexas.gov
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4 pm; Saturday, 9 am – 3 pm; Sunday, 1 – 5 pm

Thomas and Mattie Brown House
301 North Ballard Ave.
972-516-6340, recreation@wylietexas.gov 
Tuesday - Saturday, 9 am – 1 pm

Economic Development Corporation
250 S. Hwy. 78
972-442-3367, info@wylieedc.com
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm

Athletic Field Condition Hotline
972-516-6350

Community Waste Disposal (Bulk Pickup/Trash) 
972-392-9300

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