The City of Litchfield Park continues to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and take measures to help keep the virus from spreading in the community. We care about the wellness of all who live, work, and play in Litchfield Park.
To guide policy and procedures, Litchfield Park follows recommendations provided by Maricopa County Department of Public Health, Arizona Department of Health Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO).
If you need additional information, please call City Hall at 623-935-5033.
FROM THE DESK OF MAYOR THOMAS L. SCHOAF
March 13, 2020 - Current
June 19, 2020 (Currently in Effect)
ANNOUNCEMENTS & EXECUTIVE ORDERS FROM GOVERNOR DOUG DUCEY
Please visit https://azgovernor.gov/executive-orders for a detailed listing of the Governor's Executive Orders relating to COVID-19.
The City of Litchfield Park is committed to providing our businesses with information and resources regarding COVID-19.
City of Litchfield Park COVID-19 Business Assistance Program
The City of Litchfield Park is offering grants up to $10,000 to businesses and non-profit organizations experiencing a financial hardship due to COVID-19. The intent of the program is to assist with revenue loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic and to support the businesses continued viability. Funding is limited and applying for the grant does not guarantee funds will be awarded.
The decision to fund all or part of the grant will be made by the City Council based on information provided in the COVID-19 Business Assistance Program Application and other information deemed relevant by the City Council.
Applications will be accepted in three phases:
Phase I Deadline: November 20, 2020
Phase II Deadline: December 18, 2020
Phase III Deadline: January 22, 2021
Grants will only be considered for businesses and non-profits that meet the qualifications specified in the application.
To view qualifications and apply, click HERE.
Assistance for Permit Holders During COVID-19 Pandemic
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors recently approved an additional resolution to continue assisting Maricopa County Environmental Services annual permit holders through the COVID-19 pandemic.
The resolution extends and expands payment options for department customers from October 1 - December 31, 2020.
For more information on relief options, visit https://www.maricopa.gov/4996/Permits-Forms-and-Applications
Maricopa County New Business/Nonprofit Relief Grants
Maricopa County is offering grants up to $15,000 to small businesses and nonprofits that began operating prior to March 1, 2020.
Deadline to apply is Friday, November 13, 2020.
To view qualifications and apply go to https://www.azfoundation.org/Grants-Loans/Maricopa-County-Relief-Grants/New-Business-Nonprofit-Grants
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)
The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program, also known as the “SBA Disaster Loan” provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.
Key Points for EIDL Loan
- $2M maximum funding amount
- 3.75% interest rate with loan terms up to a maximum of 30 years
The City of Litchfield Park cares about the wellness of all who live, work, and play in the community. We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic has created unforeseen changes in everyone's lives and want to provide a list of COVID-19 related resources.
Support Local Businesses
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Assistance
In cooperation with Maricopa County, there are grant funds available through the Community Development Block Grant, that will assist you with rent and utility payments for up to 3 months.
For more information call the Maricopa County hotline at 602-506-2000.