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BCW’s Westchester Economic Recovery Task Force Town Hall Meeting Draws More than 150

More than 150 Business Leaders from across Westchester attended a Business Council of Westchester virtual town hall meeting Wednesday to share their concerns and needs as the state and Westchester move to restart the economy after the coronavirus pandemic. Business leaders from across Westchester had questions and suggestions as they raised concerns ranging from health, [...]

By | 2020-05-14T16:29:26-04:00 May 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

PW Coalition Members as of 1/29/20

AvalonBay Communities, Inc:  Jon Vogel & Brian Lerman Benchmark Title Agency, LLC:  Thomas DeCaro Builders Institute of Westchester & Putnam Counties, Inc:  Kenneth Finger & Vincent Mutarelli & Tim Foley Collins Enterprises:  Morgan Collins & Arthur Collins Extell Hudson Waterfront, LLC:  Jack Mandelbaum Fareri Associates LP:  Julie Fareri & John Fareri & Neil DeLuca G [...]

By | 2020-04-24T09:38:05-04:00 April 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BCW Lobbying Efforts Help Get Waiver of Late Fees on County Property Taxes

Westchester County Executive George Latimer received permission from Governor Andrew Cuomo to go forward with his plan to remove late fees for County residents and business for the late payment of their property taxes (New York State Executive Order No. 202.22). Latimer said: “I want to thank Governor Cuomo for recognizing the need to help [...]

By | 2020-04-23T15:18:46-04:00 April 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Joe Kenner named President and CEO of BCW Member Greyston

The Greyston Board of Directors announced the appointment of Joe Kenner as president and CEO of Greyston, effective immediately. Andrew Yearley, the Greyston Foundation board chairman, remarked that, “Since joining Greyston in 2018, Joe has been a visionary PathMaker at Greyston, leading our internal teams, and delivering our game-changing open hiring and workforce development programs [...]

By | 2020-04-23T15:16:46-04:00 April 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Child Care Council of Westchester Announces Childcare Scholarships for First Responders

With grants from the Westchester Community Foundation's COVID-19 Response Fund and RXR, The Child Care Council this week announced a new scholarship program to help families of first responders. “Westchester's first responders and essential workers shouldn't be over-burdened by child-care costs as they work to serve and protect others during the COVID-19 emergency,’’ said Kathy [...]

By | 2020-04-23T16:38:57-04:00 April 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Westchester Warns of Budget Gap Due to Revenue Loss from COVID-19 Pandemic

Westchester County Executive George Latimer has announced that the county’s finances, like those of other governments, were in freefall as a result of the COVID-19 crisis and that the county would immediately institute a budget cut of $21 million to begin dealing with the situation. Latimer estimated the county’s lost revenues could be somewhere between [...]

By | 2020-04-16T14:34:59-04:00 April 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

States announce that they will coordinate efforts on economic reemergence.

Recognizing that their states have one integrated regional economy, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, Delaware Governor John Carney and Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo earlier today announced the creation of a multi-state council to restore the economy and get people back to work. [...]

By | 2020-04-16T14:30:45-04:00 April 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SBA EIDL Applications 3/26 UPDATE

Here’s the link to the new application page with instructions for uploading documents: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/apply-for-disaster-loan/index.html. IMPORTANT: You may have to clear your browser cache if you receive an error accessing this page. The page has links to all of the relevant forms. Disaster Loan Submission Form Submit your Small Business Disaster Loan Application through this form [...]

By | 2020-03-26T16:28:25-04:00 March 26th, 2020|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments