Following the Special City Commission meeting last evening, and to ensure you have the latest guides from our state partner agencies, please see below my second email of the week.
At a Special City Commission Meeting, held on Monday, April 6th, in efforts to take all possible action to suppress the spread of COVID-19, the Commission voted close all city parks, boat ramps and golf course with immediate effect. Please continue to refer to the City’s COVID response page for the most upto date information: https://www.mywinterhaven.com/government/covid-19-impacts-and-updates/
The following boat ramps and parks in City limits will be closed
Special Travel Permits for Essential Workers? As a State we are following the CISA Guidance on Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers During COVID-19. one of the most frequently asked questions is "if essential workers need a special permit to travel?" The short answer is no, it’s not required by the state. However, some employers are providing their essential workers with a travel letter. Our partners at the Florida Chamber have created a travel letter template for you to use should you choose to.
Webinar - The CARES Act & What it Means For Your Money
Thursday, April 9th at 10:30am
Unprecedented changes have been made in response to the COVID-19, the CARES Act and how it affects you and your finances. Join your fellow Chamber member, Michael Kennedy with Edward Jones Investments as he walks through the changes and helps you explore your options.
The discussion will include
On Monday, April 6th, Governor DeSantis issued an Executive Order (20-95) in efforts to encourage business owners to utilize the Paycheck Protection Loans, the order suspends the collection of documentary stamp taxes on loans issued under Title I of the CARES Act.
From our colleagues at the US Chamber, the most recent guides to programs being made available to assist businesses during the ongoing pandemic:
- NEW - Guide to Coronavirus Paid Leave Programs
- Coronavirus Emergency Loans Small Business Guide and Checklist
- Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program Guide
- Employee Retention Tax Credit Guide
- Coronavirus Small Business Guide
- Coronavirus Response Toolkit
I am blessed to live and work in such wonderful community, and see so many examples of you working together to help each other out, I know for sure that together we will get through this!
Kindest regards - Amanda-Jo
Amanda-Jo Nicholson, IOM