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Below please find necessary documents for conducting outdoor food and retail sales in Rutherford:

Temporary Outdoor Food and Retail Sales (COVID-19 Economic Support) Policy

Temporary Outdoor Dining License Application

Executive Order 150: Protocols for Food and Beverage Establishments Offering Outdoor Service

Bergen County Financial Resources:

In response to the economic challenges with which our small businesses are contending, the County has created the Bergen County CARES Small Business Grant Program:

The Bergen County CARES Small Business Grant Program is an economic stability measure designed to provide financial relief to small businesses negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and to increase overall business confidence during recovery.

The County of Bergen intends to begin accepting applications for the program by the end of the month [June]. A subsequent announcement will be made regarding the small business grant application process. Questions about the County’s grant programs can be sent to Read their full press release here.