March 20 Call (5:30 pm) for Local Business Owners

How to participate
 
  • Access Number: 1-605-472-5353

  • Passcode:  779519 #
     

  • You'll be automatically muted when you enter the conference. 

  • When the Q&A/Comments period begins, you can press *6 to raise your hand to be called on (you may have to then enter '1' to confirm you want to join the question queue). When it's your turn, you'll hear a voice say "You may now ask your question" and you'll automatically be unmuted.

  • In advance of the call and after it is completed you can email questions to woodstockvt@outlook.com, and answers will be posted to this page over the next several days. During the call questions submitted in advance will be taken first; live questions will be taken over the phone, time permitting.

Agenda
 
  • Introduction, Instructions and Caveats (Jon Spector, Woodstock EDC)

  • Status of VT Legislature  and financial impact of the State (Senator Alison Clarkson)

  • Policies and Programs implemented or under discussions (Representative Charlie Kimbell)

  • Financial Assistance for Small Businesses (Bob Flint, Springfield Regional Development Corporation)

  • New EDC Programs for Woodstock Business Owners (Jon Spector, Woodstock EDC)

The meeting will finish no later than 7:30 pm. 

Speakers' Notes and Speakers' Documents
  • The notes the speakers are using contains some valuable details, and if you missed them or wish to follow along you can do so here 

  • The memo to which Bob Flint referred in his comments - containing a number of useful links to agencies that can support local businesses - can be found here

     

Rent Relief
  • For Woodstock business owners, if you would like the Economic Development Commission to communicate with your landlord with a rent reduction proposal endorsed by the EDC, please submit your request here 

Answers to Emailed Questions
  • Answers to emailed questions will appear here.

 
Speaker Contact Info
  • Senator Alison Clarkson (aclarkson@leg.state.vt.us)

  • Representative Charlie Kimbell (ckimbell@leg.state.vt.us)

  • Bob Flint, Springfield Regional Development Corporation (bobf@springfielddevelopment.org)

  • Jon Spector, Woodstock Economic Development Commission (jonathan.spector@gmail.com)

Chamber Contact Info
  • Beth Finlayson, Woodstock Chamber (bfinlayson@woodstockvt.com, 802-457-3555)

  • Caitlin Christiana, Springfield Regional Chamber (caitlin@springfieldvt.com)

  • Carol Lighthall, Okemo Valley Regional Chamber (clighthall@yourplaceinvermont.com, 802-228-5830 or cell:802-591-0500)

  • PJ Skehan, Hartford Area Chamber (pjskehan@hartfordvtchamber.com or info@hartfordvtchamber.com)

Visitors

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