Businesses Asked to Call Agency of Commerce to Report Damage

From Mark Bosma, Public Information Officer, Vermont Emergency Management

Businesses that have suffered damage in this week’s storms should call the Agency of Commerce disaster hotline at 802-828-3211 to report the damage.

 Businesses could become eligible for disaster assistance from the Small Business Administration for storm damage, including loss of revenue due to the storm.  Businesses should start to clean up now, making sure to take plenty of pictures and account for loss of revenue in order to eventually apply for assistance.

The first step in the recovery process is reporting damage to the Agency of Commerce at 802-828-3211.

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The Vermont Local Roads Program at Saint Michael’s College is part of the Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP), a nationwide effort financed jointly by the Federal Highway Administration and individual State Departments of Transportation. Its purpose is to provide road and bridge know-how to municipal people involved with highways. There are LTAP Centers in 50 states and Puerto Rico and six Native American locations. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations presented on this page are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of FHWA, VAOT or Saint Michael’s College. All references to proprietary items in this publication are not endorsements of any company or products. Sponsored by the Vermont Agency of Transportation, the Vermont Local Roads Program provides information, training and technical assistance to cities, towns and villages in Vermont. This is done by newsletters, seminars and workshops, distribution of publications and by response to requests.
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