The COVID-19 virus hit the U.S. in March 2020, and it may have an impact on small businesses. If your business has been affected by this coronavirus, you may be able to qualify for disaster relief through new funding from the Small Business Administration (SBA).1 The SBA announced that funds will become available to small businesses through its disaster loan process. Here’s what to know if you’re in need of support for your small business, or just want to be prepared in case you’re impacted in the future.
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Our local businesses and restaurants are the heart of our community. During this time of crisis they need our help more than ever! The Governor’s office issued an executive order to close restaurants to dine in patrons but allows take out and delivery. Please support them if you can.
It’s Burn Season in the Forest Preserves
Controlled burns are considered a natural resource manager’s most cost-effective tool available for managing natural communities. They help control invasive shrubs and trees. Without fire, buckthorn, honeysuckle and other aggressive non-native species invade local habitats and shade out native plants.
Visit the interactive map to see where they are burning today.
Daylight Savings Time begins on March 8th at 2 a.m. Time to move your clocks ahead one hour.
Did you know that this could be the last time you need to change your clocks? The Illinois Senate passed an amendment which would make daylight saving time the year-round standard time of the entire State. It’s still not definite yet, so we will just have to wait and see!
Planning and Zoning Committee Meeting will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10 at the Village Hall. See the agenda here.