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LIC Update: July 23, 2020
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COVID-19 Updates
*NEW* Offices Reopening Webinar - Join us on Jul y 29th at 10am for an informative webinar on workers returning to the office for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic with commercial real estate professionals Kenneth Salzman,   Lee & Associates , and Greg Smith,   JRT Realty. See below for more information and to register.

*NEW* Open Restaurants Compliance Virtual Consultation - Need help understanding how to comply with Open Restaurants rules and regulations? NYC Department of Small Business Services is offering no-cost virtual compliance consultations. Learn more here

*NEW* FAQ on New Food Requirements from the SLA - Yesterday the State Liquor Authority added a FAQ section to its guidance document on the new food requirements. This aims to clarify any questions you may have on the new requirements that Governor Andrew Cuomo announced last week. Click here to read more.

*NEW* Statement from the NYC BID Association - This week, the NYC BID Association, of which the LIC BID is a member, released a statement and press release calling the New York government to action to help save our small businesses as our communities attempt to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to read the statement and here to read the press release .

*NEW* Guidelines for Reopening Webinars - In partnership with NYC Department of Small Business Services, we will be hosting webinars on guidelines for reopening. In these webinars, we will go over requirements and best practices to reopen in New York City. Topics include: state requirements for reopening, recommendations and best practices for reopening, employee support, compliance and enforcement, and resources available to help your business. See below to register.

Reopening Checklist - Our COVID-19: Reopening Checklist is a tool for businesses to use as NYC continues reopening. This list is helpful for businesses open in Phase 1, 2 and 3 as well as businesses prepping for their reopening in a future phase. There are important forms to fill out prior to reopening and this checklist will help cover your bases. Click here to download the checklist.

Recovery Survey - We would like to remind you to please take COVID-19 Business Recovery Survey to help us get a further understanding of how your business or organization’s recovery efforts and the challenges you anticipate facing as we begin to reopen LIC. Click here to fill out the survey.
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Get Out the Count with Phone Bank Fridays!
Join the Queens Borough President's Complete Count Committee and NYC Census 2020 for our phone bank Fridays!

Using our predictive dialer tool, you will be able to call hundreds of New Yorkers in neighborhoods with the lowest self-response rates to date, and patch them through directly to the U.S. Census Bureau so they can fill out the census over the phone.

Register Now! Commercial Observer Brooklyn Queens Forum
Thursday, August 6th 10am

Join the Commercial Observer for their virtual 6th Annual Brooklyn Queens forum on Resettling & Satellites. Discussion will focus on how markets outside of Manhattan are becoming even more desired following the COVID-19 pandemic.

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