Zone 7 Rolls Back 6.7% Rate IncreaseWater Agency Board of Directors Considers Economic Distress from COVID-19
Water customers in Zone 7’s service area will receive some relief on water rates this year with the Agency’s decision to delay a scheduled rate increase due to the economic distress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Like all water agencies, we have a duty to charge rates that cover the cost of providing clean, safe water to our customers. At the same time, we recognize that many in our
Kaiser Permanente has released a playbook, “Planning for the Next Normal at Work,” to guide employers and businesses through health considerations they will need to address as they safeguard workplaces during the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare to bring employees back to traditional work environments. As the nation’s largest nonprofit, integrated health system serving 12.4 million members, Kaiser Permanente provides health coverage to approximately 14,400 large and 74,000 small businesses.
SBA has reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program portal to all eligible applicants experiencing economic impacts due to COVID-19.Now that the EIDL and EIDL Advance application portal is accepting new applications, additional small businesses and non-profits will be able to receive long-term, low interest loans and emergency grants – reducing the economic impacts of COVID-19 on their businesses, employees and the communities they support.EIDL assistance can be used to cover
Beginning this fall, the City of Dublin will host Inside Dublin, a leadership academy designed to provide community members with advanced knowledge of municipal operations and community activities. Residents interested in the program are encouraged to apply now to be part of the 2020 Inside Dublin class. The goal of the academy is to inform the participants about City services and the issues (present and future) facing the community, and to encourage community involvement at all levels. The program will
ACTC Moves Toward $400M for Valley Link Project
LIVERMORE, CA, June 1, 2020 – At their May 28 meeting, the Alameda County Transportation Commission (ACTC) opened a 45-day comment period to consider actions requested from the Tri-Valley – San Joaquin Valley Regional Rail Authority that will pave the way for Valley Link to receive $400 million that had previously been allocated for BART to Livermore.
The requested actions include several components:
• Acknowledge the rail authority as a new agency in
NEW ART PROGRAM BENEFITS HOPE HOSPICE PATIENTS
DUBLIN, CA – Hope Hospice invites individuals from our local communities to create and/or donate existing artwork that will be distributed to hospice patients in homes and nursing facilities in the Tri-Valley area and neighboring East Bay cities. “When a person is facing the end of his or her journey on this Earth, the patient and family experience a range of emotions that vary from day to day,” says Nikki Tildesley, Hope’s Manager of Volunteer Services.