Saturday, March 30, 2013
Deadline extension applies for homeowner, renter and business registration with SBA
Residents impacted by Superstorm Sandy now have until May 1 to register for individual disaster assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), according to a prepared statement from the governor's office. The deadline extension also applies for homeowner, renter, and business registration with the Small Business Administration (SBA) for Disaster Loan Assistance. Businesses applying for SBA Economic Injury loans still have until July 31 to apply. The loans are for businesses that did not suffer any physical damage, but lost revenue in Sandy's aftermath. State and federal offiicials have urged all residents and businesses affected by the storm, whether it was through flooding, wind damage or loss of business revenue, …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Borough officials would like to get questions from residents to ask at town hall meeting featuring representatives from FEMA, SBA and the borough tax assessor.
Adding insult to the injury of trying to recover following a natural disaster is having to quickly become an expert in storm damage remediation. Should you raise your house? Who's a reputable mold remediator? And just who is paying for all of this? Tonight, Little Silver will host a town hall-style meeting to try to get answers to the many questions facing residents whose homes were damaged during the storm. The meeting starts at 8 p.m. and will be held in the Markham Place School cafetorium. On hand at the Dec. 11 meeting will be representatives from FEMA, the Small Business Administration and the borough's tax assessor. Prior to the meeting, borough officials would like to hear from residents what questions they would like to ask those …
Sunday, November 18, 2012
UPDATE: New location: White Sands, Point Beach
The Small Business Administration (SBA) and FEMA will explain how businesses damaged by Sandy should apply for financial assistance at a meeting on Monday at the White Sands. The Point Pleasant Chamber of Commerce and the Point Pleasant Beach Chamber of Commerce are welcoming business owners and managers from across Ocean and Monmouth counties to attend the session from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Monday at the White Sands, 1205 Ocean Ave., Point Beach. The Point Pleasant Chamber on Saturday had announced in an email to all members that the meeting would be with SBA at the chamber office, 2810 Bridge Ave., Point Pleasant Borough. However, there was an announcement on the chamber's Facebook page on Sunday that the meeting would be at the White Sands…
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Conference call with state, federal officials on Thursday
Small business owners who were impacted by Sandy need to be on a conference call at 2 p.m. Thursday with state and federal officials, says the New Jersey Conference of Mayors. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), New Jersey Economic Development Authority and New Jersey Business Action Center senior officials will be on the conference call on the federal and state government's efforts to help small businesses and homeowners recover from Hurricane Sandy. "Officials will provide updates and answer questions about assistance and support to states affected by the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, ensuring the federal family and its public and private partners continue to provide all available …
Thursday, September 22, 2011
A press release from Freeholder Thomas Arnone.
Thursday, September 22, 2011
A press release from Freeholder Thomas A. Arnone that residents impacted by Hurricane Irene should fill out and return their U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) applications. From the release: "Many times, after residents register their loss with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), they might get an application from the SBA," Arnone said. "These applications are not just for businesses or low-interest disaster loans." Typically, people think the loans are only for businesses or they simply do not want to take out a low-interest disaster loan, so they may push the SBA documents to the side or possibly discard them. “This is where people tend to take themselves out of the process,” Federal Coordinating Officer William L. …