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To commemorate the 10-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, the SBS is raising awareness of its Business Preparedness Digital Library to help business owners better understand their vulnerabilities and take steps to improve overall preparedness when unexpected emergencies arise, such as severe weather or a global pandemic.
The Commission builds on Mayor Eric Adams' commitment to forge strong partnerships with the City's business community and slash through regulatory barriers to accelerate the economic recovery. It will serve as a critical link between business leaders and City government, and support business growth while preserving public health and safety.
The funding will be used to help CBDOs take critical steps to organize and plan BID formations in 17 commercial corridors around the city. This first-of-its-kind BID development program fulfills Mayor Eric Adams's commitment to invest in underserved commercial corridors and foster robust networks of small businesses around the five boroughs as outlined in Rebuild, Renew, Reinvent: A Blueprint for New York City's Economic Recovery.
The dedicated NYC BEST team will serve as a single point of contact between City agencies and small businesses operating in the five boroughs. The initiative aims to save small businesses time and money by streamlining the many interactions required with City agencies and providing key advice to help business owners expedite permit and licensing processes and resolve or avoid fines and violations.
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