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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Complimentary Human Resources Hotline for Employers

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The Workforce Development Board of Santa Cruz County has partnered with the California Employers Association to provide local businesses with a no-cost Human Resources Hotline: 1-888-379-4846.

The Workforce Development Board of Santa Cruz County has partnered with the California Employers Association to provide local businesses with a no-cost Human Resources Hotline: 1-888-379-4846.  With your help, we hope to increase the awareness an...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Paycheck Protection Program - Reopened

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The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) started accepting applications for the Second Draw PPP Loans on January 13, 2021.

The U.S. SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP): SBA, in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, reopened the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for First Draw PPP Loans the week of January 11, 2021. 

SBA began accepting applications for Sec...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

How Do I Comply with the New SB 205 Business License Stormwater Requirements?

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As of January 1, 2020, certain industrial facilities in California must provide proof that they are enrolled in the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System before they can obtain or renew a business license.

As of January 1, 2020, certain industrial facilities in California must provide the City with proof that they are enrolled in the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) before they can obtain or renew a business license.  

  1. When yo...
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Economic Development
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Congratulation to our Four New Green Businesses

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The Green Business program recognizes businesses in Watsonville that are committed to making our communities and planet safer, cleaner, and sustainable for all.

The four Latina owned businesses are:

    • Taqueria La Fuente

    • Frutería Quetzal

    • Vicky’s Alteration

    • San Gabriel Arcángel

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Economic Development