Operators of native bars and eating places, theaters and venues that supply leisure, leisure video games or amusement gained’t should pay charges upfront in renewing their licenses through the pandemic.
The Kenosha Metropolis Council voted unanimously to approve deferring charges for theater, amusement and recreation, together with supervisor licenses, all of which expire on the finish of the month.
The council additionally favored permitting homeowners of companies required to use for cabaret, outside café and amusement machine licenses and are up for renewal to delay fee. Their licenses expire on the finish of June. Charges vary from $50 to $500 relying on the kind of license and whether or not they’re everlasting or momentary.
The town is just not gathering upfront licensing charges, that are usually due on the time homeowners apply for the precise licenses, as the companies are complying with state orders to stay closed to public gatherings to stop the unfold of the COVID-19 virus. The present order is ready to run out Might 26.
“What this decision would do on this case would additionally defer fee. To begin with, the applicant must make their utility. This decision would defer fee till such time that they choose up these licenses,” mentioned Alderperson Curt Wilson.
He mentioned the deferments give enterprise homeowners a “serving to hand” through the financial slowdown on account of the COVID-19 disaster.
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