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June 3, 2020
City of Moorpark
Watch Last Week's Business Re-Opening Webinar + Q&A

If you missed our webinar on How to Safely Reopen Your Business in Moorpark After COVID-19, you can now watch the recording that includes both the webinar and a robust Q&A that featured 20 Moorpark businesses. The webinar and Q&A topics include:
  • Completing your Business Attestation Form with the County
  • Developing and implementing a COVID-19 Prevention Plan
  • Addressing human resources issues in a COVID-19 world
  • Clarifying requirements for 1099 independent contractors
  • Knowing what to do if an employee tests positive for COVID-19
  • Preparing for future re-opening requirements
  • Handling employees that do not want to return to work when you re-open

Still Waiting to Hear on your SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Application?

We hear that some businesses have applied for Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) from the U.S. Small Business Administration but have not heard from the SBA whether their applications have been approved or denied. Staff at the Economic Development Collaborative can contact the SBA on your behalf to inquire about the status of your application. To take advantage of this free service, E-mail your full name and application number (which should begin with a 3) to info@edcollaborative.com with the subject: "SBA EIDL Loan Status Unknown."

If you have have received an EIDL advance, but not heard anything further from the SBA, you should consider the loan advance as status of receipt of your application. The SBA continues to process an unprecedented number of applications at this time.
Coming Soon: $5,000 Grants to VC Businesses
Ventura County has announced a Business Assistance Grant Program offering $5,000 grants to businesses located in Ventura County. They will share program details and applications in the coming weeks with all businesses that are registered at www.vcreopens.com. If your business is not able to open and register yet, you may still sign up for updates.
What to Do: Unemployment Overpayments
If you believe that you are receiving an overpayment of unemployment benefits based on your previous wages, you should contact EDD at (800) 300-5616. EDD may conduct audits on claims that have been paid, and they can request repayment. More information is available on the EDD website.
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Moorpark, CA 93021

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