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LIC Update: July 9, 2020
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COVID-19 New Updates
*NEW* NYC Emergency Solicitation – Older Adult Food Access Program – DSNY has put out an emergency solicitation for meal kits for seniors. This solicitation response is due on July 21 st at 4:00PM to with a minimum of 7,200 meal kits per week. Home delivery is required as part of the service. For more information, please refer to the BID Booklet and FAQ Document.

*NEW* ConEdison Limited-Time Commercial & Industrial Bonus Incentives – ConEdison’s Commercial & Industrial Program helps pay for energy efficiency upgrades to help businesses lower their utility usage and monthly bill. From now until September 30 th, new applications can receive a limited-time bonus incentives that bring typical savings from 50% up to 70% and 85%. For more information, please visit this webpage or contact our Charles Yu at or 718-705-9925. 

Reopening Checklist - This week we launched our new COVID-19: Reopening Checklist as a tool for businesses to use as NYC moves towards reopening. This list is helpful for businesses opening today as a start of Phase 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! Sign up to encourage your fellow New Yorkers to fill out the census!

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.

Open Streets: Restaurants Q&A with NYC DOT Recap
This morning we held a Q&A with NYC Department of Transportation on the Open Streets: Restaurants program. We reviewed the details and requirements of the program to see if restaurants in our area are interested in participating.

If you missed the webinar or want to read more information, please use the below links:

If you have additional questions, please reach out to us directly and we will do the best we can to help.
Phase 3 Industries Reopening Conversation with NYC SBS
Friday, July 10 11:00am

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS)  is hosting a virtual Small Business Conversation for New York City small businesses in the Personal Care industry that reopened as part of  Phase 3.

R&D Tax Credits 101 with ITAC
Thursday, July 16th 11:00am

Join LICP Member ITAC for a webinar on R&D Tax Credits 101, which will include a Q&A session. Learn about R&D Tax Credits and why your company should consider applying now amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects. .

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