Long Beach Mayor Announces New Fund Proposed for Small Businesses Affected by Sunday, May 31 Looting, Vandalism

9 Jun

Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, by email on Monday, June 8, announced the city is proposing a new fund and initiative to support directly small businesses vandalism and looting affected on Sunday, May 31.
It said the city was “committed to ensuring every single business… impacted receives direct grant assistance from the city. It added, “Regardless of the impact, we (the city is) going to help” and the city was going to partner with local business associations and improvement districts on helping these small businesses with direct assistance, streamlined permitting and tax credits.

Stephanie Rivera of the Long Beach Post reported also on Monday, June 8, what is dubbed, “the Rebuild Long Beach grant program” will be discussed at the City Council’s June 16 meeting to determine how to direct city resources to affected businesses.

For more information readers may call 562-570-4BIZ or email 4BIZ@longbeach.gov.

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