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  • KCMO MAYOR QUINTON LUCAS EXTENDS EMERGENCY ORDER & UPDATES GUIDELINES

    Mayor Lucas extended his Emergency Order with an updated set of guidelines as Kansas City, Missouri continues to move forward with its responsible re-opening plan. This Order will take effect on June 29 and will remain in effect until at least July 12.​

    Beginning Monday, June 29, all Kansas Citians must wear a face covering or mask while indoors in an area of public accommodation. These spaces include, but are not limited to, grocery and retail stores, special events, and public transit. Exceptions to this requirement are:

    • Minors, though Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance recommends that all individuals over the age of two wear masks.
    • People who have disabilities that:
      • Prevent them from comfortably wearing or taking off face coverings.
      • Prevent them from communicating while wearing face coverings.
    • People who have respiratory conditions or breathing trouble.
    • People who have been told by a medical, legal, or behavioral health professional not to wear face coverings.
    • People who are seated in a restaurant, tavern, or bar and are engaged in consuming food or drink while adequately distanced from other tables.​

    Read the full order and FAQ here: Updated Reopening Plan

    CARES ACT FUNDING FOR PLATTE COUNTY

    The Platte County CARES “Survive & Thrive” Small Business Grant Program is now accepting applications. This goal of this program is to provide assistance to small businesses in Platte County due to COVID-19.

    Click here to apply!

     

    CARES ACT FUNDING FOR KCMO IN CLAY COUNTY

    KCMO Mayor Quinton Lucas announced the plan for initial CARES Act distribution in the Kansas City portion of Clay County. Northland Neighborhoods, Inc. will receive $1 million to provide emergency rental, utility and nutrition assistance. Anyone who would like to apply for that assistance can call NNI at 816-454-2000.

    The Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City (EDCKD) will receive $1.5 million to provide small business grants. Businesses with 75 or fewer employees can apply for grants up to $50,000 to aid in recovery. Anyone interested in that assistance can call 311.

    PLATTE COUNTY UPDATES THEIR EMERGENCY ORDER TO BEGIN ON JULY 1

    The Platte County Health Department has moved into Phase 2, Step 4 of the emergency order which began on July 1. ​

    Click here for the full order and specific guideline restrictions

    CLAY COUNTY UPDATES THEIR EMERGENCY ORDER 

    The Clay County Public Health Center remains in Phase 2, Step 2 of recovery.  However, the Public Health Emergency Order was amended.  This includes the allowance of 100% occupancy if masks are worn by all and physical distancing is maintained.  Find full details on the Recovery page​

    Click here for the full order and details on their recovery plan

    KC SOURCE LINK

    Explore various topics providing Kansas City entrepreneurs and business owners with resources to navigate their businesses through the outbreak. 

    NOW HIRING: ASSISTING KC LOCALS IN FINDING WORK DURING QUARANTINE

    Team KC & Kansas City Area Development Council are compiling a list of current job opportunities available throughout the region. Please check out the link as it's updated daily! http://teamkc.thinkkc.com/talent-recruitment/portfolio/kc-career-network/kccn-special-edition

    CURBSIDE KC

    Northland and Kansas City metro restaurants, breweries, wineries and distilleries need our support more than ever during the Coronavirus outbreak. Many businesses are now curbside, takeout and/or delivery through the next several weeks. To help you know who is offering these services, Curbside KC created this master list of all options.

    Please review this database to support our local businesses!

    UTILITY ASSISTANCE

    • Evergy Missouri Metro
      • Temporarily suspending payment related disconnection activities for all customers, no late payment fees that might accrue for service provided on and after March 1, 2020 for residential and small business customers, residential and small business customers who had been disconnected prior to March 13 may re-establish service by paying one-twelfth of their account balance, and extended payment options. These changes will be in place through at least May 1
    • Spire Missouri
      • Suspension of disconnects and late fees
    • Kansas City Water
      • Suspension of shut-offs
    • Gladstone Municipal Water
      • Suspension of shut-offs and late fees
    • Liberty Municipal Water
      • Suspension of shut-offs
    • North Kansas City Water
      • Suspension of shut-offs

    TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT

    TeamLogic IT of Kansas City has readily available assistance for business owners who are enabling their employees to work remotely and needing access to their company network, servers, emails, business phones, etc. They created a special hotline, available M-F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. via phone or email, to provide answers to technology-related questions around:

    • Enabling employees to work from home
    • Tips for managing a remote work force
    • How to manage security for a remote work force
    • Or any technology-related questions they have or issues they are struggling with while they strive to keep their businesses operational.

    The company is not charging owners to consult with them nor to answer their questions. 

    816-301-6884 Option 1

    KansasCityNorthMO@TeamLogicIT.com

     

     
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