ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS IN BARNSTABLE
- Economic Development Update – 17 NOV 2020STATE MARKETING CAMPAIGN RESOURCES AVAILABLE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
- Economic Development Update – 12 NOV 2020MGCC EXTENDS DEADLINE FOR COVID-19 SMALL BUSINESS GRANTS – Applications Due November 17TH APPLY TODAY! The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has made $50.8 million in grants available to support small businesses of 50 or fewer employees adversely affected by the pandemic.
Town of Barnstable staff is working from home to help our businesses be ready to respond to the changes in doing business successfully, to recover from this crisis, and to move towards a stable and prosperous future. Town staff is listening to and working with our businesses, residents, the Economic Development Task Force (a Town Council presidential subcommittee) and other community partners on developing an Economic Recovery Plan.
Business Resources & Other Assistance:
Planning & Economic Development Coordinator
Permitting Guidance and Questions:
Planning & Development Director
Local Strategy Updates
TDI Small Business Relief & Recovery Grant Program
Hyannis Main Street Barriers Will Be Removed Nov. 17th
UPDATE: JUNE 8, 2020
Governor Baker announced over the weekend that Phase 2 Step 1 begins today.
Lodging, Outdoor Dining, Retail and Galleries, Child Care, Day Camps and Youth Sports can reopen Monday, June 8th. Before reopening, businesses must:
.• Meet all safety standards
• Create a Covid-19 Control Plan
• Complete a self-certification
Additionally, the following elective, non-urgent medical care is allowed beginning Monday: Routine office visits; Dental visits; Vision care; In-person behavioral health treatment. All protocols and resources can be found at mass.gov/reopening
Town of Barnstable Public Health Division BarnstableHealth.com
Center for Disease Control Guidance for Sectors, Worker Safety and Support, Cleaning & Disinfecting, Communication Resources
Ready to Reopen: A Playbook for Your Small Business
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Mass Design Group – Role of Architecture in Fighting COVID-19