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Glenmont Roundabout Utility Work

Minor Utility Work to Begin Subtitle Glenmont Roundabout Project – Minor Utility Identification Work Thursday, May 27

Minor Utility Work Delayed

Minor Utility on Glenmont Roundabout Delayed Subtitle The minor utility work scheduled to begin on May 20 has been delayed. I will follow-up with further information once a new date for the utility work has been determined.  If you have any questions, please contact me at rleslie@townofbethlehem.org or 518-439-4955 x1157.

Minor Work To Begin

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Minor Utility Work to Begin Beginning Thursday, May 20th, for a period of one to two days, Rifenburg Construction will perform test pits at the intersection along Glenmont Road and the northern leg of Route 9W.  The work will be performed in grass areas and the shoulder, and will require shoulder closures only.  Travel lanes…

Glenmont Roundabout Update

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Letter to businesses regarding the Glenmont Roundabout Construction Update A final schedule has not been determined, but right now it looks like initial construction will begin in June with the relocation of overhead communication utility wires and the underground gas line.  This initial work will occur once the traffic signals are relocated to free up…

SBA Restaurant Revitalization Fund Registration begins April 30

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Fund prioritizes direct relief to women, veterans, and socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, and includes $9.5 billion in set-asides for smaller businesses

SBA Announces Official Restaurant Revitalization Fund Application and Guidelines

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The restaurant industry has been among the hardest-hit sectors during the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. To help bring jobs back and revive the industry, the American Rescue Plan established the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund

SBA to Open Shuttered Venue Operators Grants

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– The U.S. Small Business Administration officially opened the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) application portal on April 8, 2021. This funding is for operators of live venues, live performing arts organizations, museums and movie theatres, as well as live venue promoters, theatrical producers and talent representatives to apply for critical economic relief, as those eligible entities are some of the first that had to shutter their doors a year ago in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

SBA to Increase Lending Limit for COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loans

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The U.S. Small Business Administration is increasing the maximum amount small businesses and non-profit organizations can borrow through its COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program.

SBA Launches Portal to Begin Accepting Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Applications on April 8

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The U.S. Small Business Administration is launching a splash page for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) application portal today in anticipation of opening applications for the much-anticipated critical economic relief program on Thursday, April 8, 2021.

SBA Extends Deferment Period for all COVID-19 EIDL and Other Disaster Loans until 2022

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The U.S. Small Business Administration announced extended deferment periods for all disaster loans, including the COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, until 2022.