Overland Park small businesses get new shot of COVID-19 relief

The Overland Park City Council voted to increase its Small Business Grant Program by $250,000 to help support businesses facing hardships caused by COVID-19. File photo.

Several small local businesses in Overland Park are set to receive a new round of federal pandemic relief money.

On Monday, the Overland Park City Council voted to increase its Small Business Grant Program by $250,000 in order to help an additional set of nine small businesses that have faced difficulties over the past three years since the COVID-19 pandemic began.