Maupin Main Street

Through Oregon Main Street and Main Street America, the City of Maupin has the opportunity to support the revitalization and heritage of our town.

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Facade Improvement Program

The application for 2023 closed on October 31, 2023. Thank you to everyone who applied!

The City of Maupin, in partnership with Maupin Main Street, is launching a Façade Improvement Program to assist property owners in reutilizing and improving the outward appearance of their buildings within our commercial zones through a grant. The City will provide financial assistance to building owners and qualified tenants willing to make significant private investment in their own buildings. Funds will be distributed via a competitive application process.

For the present grant cycle (beginning October 2, 2023), the City has made $25,000 in grant funding available to assist property owners with façade or building improvement projects that improve a building’s outward appearance or result in its re-occupancy and reuse. The grant is funded through the Community & Economic Development Fund.

Approved applicants may be awarded up to $10,000 or 70% of total project improvement costs (whichever is less). This grant program requires applicant match and participation. Applicants will be awarded half of the total reimbursement after the grant agreement is signed. The remaining half will be reimbursed when the project is complete and all required forms are completed. Grant disbursements shall only be made to reimburse incurred expenses as demonstrated through verified receipts, canceled checks, etc.

Find more details about the program here.

Grant Timeline

September 19, 2023 – Façade Improvement Grant Public Meeting 6 p.m. at the Maupin Civic Center
October 2, 2023 – Grant Application Opens Online
October 31, 2023 – Grant Applications Due
November 9, 2023 – Main Street Committee Reviews Applications
November 17, 2023 – Main Street Committee Notifies Applicants of Awards
December 1, 2023 – Formal Announcement of Awards
December 2023-January 2024 – City and Grantee Completes Grant Agreements
June 30, 2025 – All projects complete and project reports submitted

Oregon Main Street Revitalization Grant

Richmond’s Service Station

Rod Woodside was awarded a $200,000 Oregon Main Street Revitalization Grant to complete facade and building improvements to Richmond’s Service Station. The improvements to Richmond’s Service Station will include a new roof, fresh paint, and an improved awning that will allow for more buses and vehicles to use the iconic historic gas station that is a cornerstone of Maupin and important to our region’s economy. The project will retain the historic character of the building and preserve it for future generations. Construction is anticipated to begin spring of 2024.

Maupin Works

In 2022, Maupin Works was awarded an Oregon Main Street Revitalization grant to turn the old city hall and library into an entrepreneurial hub. Maupin Works will receive $188,000 to complete façade improvements, accessibility upgrades, roof replacement, interior upgrades, and energy efficiency upgrades to the vacant buildings on our Main Street. The City of Maupin will receive $12,000 for grant administration. Maupin Works will provide $217,129 in matching funds for this project.

Maupin Main Street Information

View the Maupin Main Street District Map and our Main Street Plan.

Committee

Mark Roper, Chair
Margo Rettig, Secretary
Bronte Dod, City Staff Assistant
Ben Gates