SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Time is operating out for companies in Sacramento County to function indoors, however now there’s a motion to revolt. Some companies say their survival could rely on town the place they’re situated.
“They’re cannibalizing the guts of the group,” mentioned Invoice Taylor with Willie’s in midtown.
He’s annoyed, frying up the ultimate indoor meals earlier than one other tier change. With 30 years within the Sacramento restaurant business, Taylor says enterprise house owners are able to revolt.
“This motion, it’s getting organized, and there’s going to be some blowback on these guys who’re imposing these guidelines,” he mentioned.
In a letter to state well being leaders, companies in Sacramento need the state to alter the tiered system to permit eating places, museums and health facilities to proceed to function indoors.
The letter was signed by metropolis organizations that characterize 35 % of complete eating places in Sacramento. It was despatched on to the State Well being Division. However not each metropolis, or enterprise, has an advocate.
“Something could be an enormous assist,” mentioned Jeff Korec who owns Pasta Queen in Gold River, an unincorporated a part of Sacramento County. He says due to the place his restaurant is, he’s not affiliated with any metropolis or enterprise group that might assist him struggle the tier modifications.
“I really feel like we get rather a lot much less help than we’d if we had been in Citrus Heights or Rancho Cordova, or Folsom the place there’s a neighborhood authorities that’s prepared to help their native companies,” Korec mentioned.
He calls the tier system, “a one dimension suits all strategy,” which will drive companies in smaller communities, with much less help, out for good.
“I can see quite a lot of them that won’t make it this time,” Korec mentioned.
The Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce says they representing companies in 22 cities and 6 counties within the Sacramento area and says they’re having conversations with state leaders about the best way to assist small companies they are saying are unfairly focused.
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