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SCEDC Supports Local Programs

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Even in the time of COVID-19 the South County Economic Development Council’s Public Policy Committee and Board of Directors have been busy reviewing and supporting business initiatives critical to the South County. Issues which have come before the SCEDC have included requests to support San Diego’s recovery efforts, SANDAG’s request for funding to construct new border crossing, enhancements to San Diego County’s eviction moratorium, and the renewal of SDG&E’s franchise agreement with the City of

Connecting with Business

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In order to better serve the businesses in South County we have engaged in video conferences with business leaders. The goal of the calls was twofold, first to understand what businesses needed while facing this unprecedented time and second to help disseminate the most current information. Over the past two weeks these calls have evolved from general business video conferences to industry specific. Working with the industry specific groups has allowed us to look deeper

Guidelines for Successful Re-Opening

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In recent weeks, the Recovery Task Force convened by Supervisor Cox and May Faulconer has been working to ensure businesses have clear guidelines and expectations as we move towards recovery. The South County Economic Development Council along with many of our civic partners from around the County of San Diego have been sharing your concerns and needs as members of this group. With many unknowns surrounding when various sectors will be able to open it

Preparing for the Recovery

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The South County Economic Development Council is partnered with a tremendous group of civic organizations, to help chart a path to success as the region prepares to re-launch the local economy. Due to the foresight and leadership of Supervisor Cox and Mayor Faulconer the County and City of San Diego have been looking at what a reopened economy will require. These groups have been meeting several times a week with an eye on the how