A bunch of small enterprise homeowners are calling on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors to take management over reopening San Diego’s financial system.
San Diego County’s case fee entered purple-tier territory on California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s color-coded COVID-19 monitoring system final week and whereas it may imply a rollback of enterprise reopenings for the area, we cannot know for sure till Tuesday.
One of many homeowners of Cowboy Star Restaurant and Butcher Store in East Village, tells NBC 7 if the county does transfer to probably the most restrictive tier, she fears she’ll need to make the troublesome resolution to defy public well being order or lose her enterprise.
“That is our lives right here. We’ve put every part into this. I simply, it’s very arduous to think about dropping it,” mentioned Angie Weber, who opened Cowboy Star Restaurant and Butcher Store 12 years in the past.
She is now preventing to remain afloat because the county strikes nearer to the state’s purple tier, which might require many companies, together with eating places, to function outdoor solely, once more.
“You may’t maintain making an attempt to maneuver the purpose publish on us and anticipate us to not go underneath,” she mentioned.
Thursday the Board of Supervisors mentioned doable authorized motion in opposition to governor Gavin Newsom – that dialogue continues Monday night and Weber says she and a brand new small enterprise coalition known as “We Imply Enterprise” will likely be rallying outdoors the County Administration Constructing.
“Asking the county board to step away from the states metrics and create a secure reopening plan that works for San Diego,” Weber mentioned.
Final week, Supervisor Jim Desmond proposed a plan giving particular person companies the choice to disregard the state’s reopening plan. He didn’t obtain help from the remainder of the board.
“I actually hope the county does take management this week and we will begin working our approach ahead,” Weber mentioned.
The county is anticipated to obtain a brand new evaluation on the place San Diego stands on the tier on Tuesday.
No matter its findings, Weber says Cowboy Star is staying open.
“You must ask your self, when you’re about to lose every part, it’s the worst factor I can think about. What are the opposite penalties?”