Can people see the chat? I don't think they can hear non-panelists
I see the chat.
Hope the moderators and panelists are watching the chat.
FYI - there is a separate Q&A button at the bottom in addition to this chat window.
is it 100% of payroll?
any chance of increasing free wifi for our low income families struggling without libraries?
Any chance of grants for small businesses through city CDBG funds?
What measures are being taken to assist our neighbors experiencing homelessness?
There is a separate Q&A section/button Beth and Elizabeth. FYI
KCR received exceptions to normal requirements to accelerate Rapid Rehousing efforts so that beds in temporary shelters can be freed up quicker.
Lower denomination is a good idea
KEDA webinar: http://kitsapeda.org/events/keda-webinar-covid-19-and-your-business/
NOTE: WA state has already waived the one week waiting period
The SBA begins with loans and then forgiveness.
The Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) through SBA takes 4 weeks to receive funding; the $10,000 grant portion is a great response for short term cash flow as applicants wait for the final EIDL funding
Thanks Kathy and KEDA!
KCR is available to help with utility assistance. We pass through $4M+ / year from the utility companies to those who need assistance.
The question being addressed has to do with the description of the PPP program, can those funds be used for Rent/Utilities? It sounded like those would be forgiven.
Thanks for much Mayor Wheeler for the shout out!
KCR BE$T program is still running. Please go to: www.kcr.org for info.
I would be remiss if I didn't share that in the effort of flattening the covid infection curve while offering food access The Kitsap community food coop in downtown Bremerton have implemented online, over the phone payment, and curbside pickup at www.kitsapfood.coop/pickup
Thank you all! Very helpful