Posted on October 5, 2021
| 7:38 p.m.
The Santa Barbara South Coast Chamber of Commerce, from Goleta to Carpinteria, (SBSCC) has launched its Roadmap to Restoration Part II, to supply considerate, researched, consensus-based data for its members and the enterprise neighborhood.
Roadmap to Restoration Part I launched in February following months of trade particular focus teams. The plan outlined the chamber’s COVID Security 5-Step Technique, offered a abstract of challenges, and set a course for objectives, ways, and milestones that paved the way in which for companies to reopen safely.
Roadmap to Restoration Part II emphasizes the most effective practices the neighborhood has discovered over the past 18 months and expands on how companies are ready to remain open and function safely in the course of the ongoing pandemic.
The plan additionally addresses long-term restoration methods, varied rising points, and different challenges companies are going through since Santa Barbara County and California reopened the financial system on June 15.
As companies stay up for restoration, they’re addressing new challenges such because the labor scarcity, provide chain points, continued childcare challenges, and the advanced issues associated to homelessness. Throughout the plan, the chamber offers data and sources that maintain companies throughout reopening and assist continued restoration for South Coast communities.
“We don’t have any management over the virus, however we are able to present precious suggestions, milestones, markers and metrics that assist information the choices we make on daily basis as companies, residents and employers,” mentioned SBSCC president/CEO Kristen Miller. “The chamber continues to chart a course with measurable objectives that give us all hope, progress, and an opportunity at prosperity.”
Within the chamber’s preliminary Roadmap to Restoration, there was an emphasis on utilizing information to make selections — and contemplating a wide range of financial indicators along with necessary public well being information.
In Part II, the chamber consists of updates on a number of necessary metrics together with unemployment, industrial actual property, tourism and transient occupancy tax, gross sales tax, and homelessness counts.
Along with the steering and metrics discovered throughout the plan, the chamber will proceed to champion vaccinations in our neighborhood, as that is the quickest approach out of the pandemic.
“As with our Part 1 Roadmap, we all know this doc will evolve,” mentioned Trevor Massive, managing associate of Fauver, Massive, Archbald & Spray, and the chamber’s first vice chair. “We sit up for continued collaboration with our members and county leaders as we glance to the long run.”
For a extra detailed view of the plan and specifics associated to the dates indicated, go to SBSCchamber.com.