Too Many Houses? The Wins and Woes of Residential Growth in a Rural Community

Growth. As government officials, we are mandated to pursue it and rightly so. The trick, however, is to acknowledge and explore the potential pitfalls of unrestrained growth and get ahead of them early rather than letting them bowl you over, leaving you in a fix, and wondering what happened in the first place!    Pros When […]

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New Kent County Economic Development Authority COVID-19 Loan Fund for New Kent County Businesses

Purpose   To assist New Kent County businesses that are physically located in the County by providing aid to address financial issues that are a direct result from the current COVID-19 pandemic and the state government ordered shutdown of non-essential businesses and modifications to all other businesses.  The New Kent County Economic Development Authority will create the […]

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CARES ACT: Additional Assistance for Small Business Owners and Non-Profits

On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the CARES Act, which provided additional assistance for small business owners and non-profits, including the opportunity to get up to a $10,000 Advance on an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL). This advance may be available even if your EIDL application was declined or is still pending, and will be forgiven.  If you wish to apply […]

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VIRGINIA EMPLOYMENT COMMISSION (VEC): Updated info for Employers and Employees

If you are a business owner or HR representative for an employer considering work stoppages, layoffs or furloughs, we encourage you to contact our Business Services team. We will get back to you within one (1) business day to discuss information and services that may assist impacted employees, including Unemployment Insurance, tax assistance, layoff aversion strategies, financial […]

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SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Disaster Loan Assistance

The Small Business Administration (SBA) offers useful guidance and steps that are great to follow in preparing your business for the impact of COVID-19 and to determine if you may qualify for financial assistance related to this disaster.  The SBA is working directly with state Governors to provide targeted, low-interest loans to small businesses and non-profits that […]

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Virginia’s Disaster Loan Assistance has been approved

Virginia’s Disaster Loan Assistance has been approved.  For the press release, click here. You are encouraged to print of the paper files to get everything organized before you file online. If you need any assistance, please contact the SBA at the following site https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/Information/Index Click here for the Three Step Process for the Disaster Loan Click here for the SBA Fact […]

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