APRIL 30, 2020 UPDATE:
Income opportunity for Restaurants
A joint initiative of FEMA, the State and County to provide meals to homebound seniors is also an opportunity or qualified restaurants to gain income while filling a great social need. Starting today, the County of Ventura is taking applications for restaurants wishing to participate in the Great Plates Emergency Meals Program.
Downtown Restaurants need to apply immediately for a chance to be a provider. The selection of restaurants is limited on a first-come basis to the first 50 qualified applicants completing the application at https://www.vcemergency.com/ventura-county-emergency-restaurant-meals
To help our Downtown community get through the coronavirus emergency shutdown, ODMD has compiled a list of up-to-date resources for business continuity. In addition, ODMD continues to provide support services to protect and maintain the District. Service hotlines are accessible regular hours for the Clean Team at 805-253-2251 and District Safety at 805-422-2020. Management can be reached at 805-385-2705.
COVID-19 ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOAN APPLICATION
Federal Disaster Loans for Businesses, Private Non-profits, Homeowners and Renters
Online Application: https://covid19relief.sba.gov/
Downloadable, Fillable PDF Application: https://downtownoxnard.org/business-loan-application-sba-form-5/
PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM
The Paycheck Protection Program is a forgivable loan program offering direct funding for job retention and business operating expenses
IRS & DEPARTMENT OF LABOR PAID SICK LEAVE TAX CREDITS
On March 20th, Federal agencies announced plans to provide small businesses tax credits for employees’ coronavirus related sick leave. Details, when available, will be posted at https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus
The Treasury and IRS also announced on March 30th, that they will bein stimulus check distributions in 3 weeks. Additionally, the income tax filing deadline has been extended to July 15th with no penalties.
CALIFORNIA RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION RESOURCES
FOOD SAFETY & CORONAVIRUS
A comprehensive guide for food service businesses and consumers
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COLLABORATIVE OF VENTURA COUNTY
WOMEN’S ECONOMIC VENTURES QUICK RESPONSE LOAN PROGRAM
GOOGLE SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCES
CDC GUIDANCE FOR BUSINESSES AND EMPLOYERS
FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT
Department of Labor’s new required employer poster free download
CITY OF OXNARD NO EVICTIONS RULE
By Official order of the Director of Emergency Services, commercial & residential evictions are suspended during the coronavirus emergency
DESIGNATED ESSENTIAL SERVICES
CITY FACILITIES: All City buildings are closed to the public until further notice.
For more info on the local situation, go to:
NOTICE: the City of Oxnard 311 system is temporarily unable to respond to requests unless they pose a critical safety concern.
For general info on how to prevent the spread of coronavirus, go to: