TOWN COUNCIL APPROVES BUSINESS ASSISTANCE INITIATIVES - December 2020
During a special meeting held via Zoom on Friday, December 18, 2020, the Danville Town Council approved actions to provide additional aid to Danville businesses hard hit by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Restrictions placed on small businesses as a result of the pandemic prompted the council to examine additional ways to provide support. At the December 18, 2020 meeting, the council approved three actions designed to assist affected businesses.
Approved a partnership with Townsend Public Affairs to establish a Business Assistance Program that provides FREE guidance for Danville businesses seeking to access available funding resources from the anticipated COVID-19 federal stimulus relief.
Adopted an urgency ordinance establishing a temporary cap of 15% on commission, fees, and costs charged by third-party food delivery services such as DoorDash, Grubhub, etc. This cap would affect restaurants in the Town of Danville for the remainder of the pandemic.
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