Big Week as Nation’s Largest Stimulus Package Passes in U.S. Congress
March 28, 2020
What’s available for our local NRBID business owners?
With all the news this week about the nation’s largest economic stimulus package passing in Congress this week, we knew there would be a lot to learn. So here is a first look that can help New Rochelle BID businesses know what it means for us. We are hopeful it is helpful to our dedicated owners and friends. Begin here to learn what is available to us. For additional information, call U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer at his Hudson Valley Office at (914) 734-1532
Our Downtown Restaurants and Merchants Continue to Deliver Great Hometown Dedication and Fare
We’ve been updating our list of participating Restaurants and Merchants. It’s available here with a phone-friendly format. You can even print out the list and keep it in your kitchen as you plan your meals and shopping needs. Call them to check their hours and visit their websites for menus and online ordering options. When you takeout and pickup, you’ll see our program’s sign in participating restaurants and businesses.
Free Parking is extended in New Rochelle
Free parking is going to continue throughout New Rochelle until further notice. Our City leaders are working hard to ensure that the community has it a bit easier when going to doctors’ appointments, picking up prescriptions, shopping for groceries. We know that everyone appreciates this extra help now. Business owners and our NRBID friends can click herefor the City’s online information.
A Word from County Executive George Latimer for New Rochelle Businesses and Residents
We all know the public health emergency surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic in Westchester County is growing and changing every day. We are all concerned about the unknown and the impact the disease could have on the health and well-being of our business owners and residents. These have been absolutely devastating times for our small business community –for the people who own or work in our restaurants and bars, for those who are hourly wage employees who now have no job at all.
We in Westchester County Government are here to help you. Please visit our Westchester County Economic Development Coronoavirus page where you can find the latest information on grant programs, resource sand services that are available to assist you during these challenging times. We know that Westchester County will come out of this crisis stronger than ever before.
George Latimer, Westchester County Executive
Other Useful Information:
Additional resources available to assist New Rochelle Downtown Business Improvement District Business Owners are below:
New York State
- New York State on PAUSE
- Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 202.6
- NYS COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Law
- Sign up for email updates from NYS here
- Register for the Business Council of Westchester webinar on Monday March 30 at 2pm that will be discussing the new stimulus package and Westchester’s economy.
- Sign in on Tuesday, March 31 from 2:00-3:30pm for County eCommerce webinar how-to session for businesses (300 spaces max)
- Internal Revenue Service Guidelines on Tax Payment Deferrals
- Federal Small Business Administration Assistance Loans
Find out about the documents you will need to apply for an SBA loan due to “Economic Injury” as a result of the public health crisis.