PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS! THE 2022 ASSOCIATED CALIFORNIA LOGGERS ANNUAL MEETING IS JANUARY 11-13, 2022 — WE RETURN “LIVE AND IN PERSON” TO THE ATLANTIS CASINO RESORT SPA IN RENO

Associated California Loggers President Robert D’Agostini and the Board of Directors are pleased to announce: THE 2022 ANNUAL MEETING OF ASSOCIATED CALIFORNIA LOGGERS WILL RETURN “LIVE AND IN PERSON” TO THE ATLANTIS CASINO, RESORT SPA IN RENO THE DATES: Tuesday, January 11 through Thursday, January 13, 2022 THE HIGHLIGHTS(SO FAR PLANNED): Tuesday, January 11 President’s…

PRESIDENT BIDEN’S EXECUTIVE ORDER IMPOSES NEW COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS ON FEDERAL CONTRACTORS

On September 9, President Biden signed Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, which directs executive departments and agencies to “ensure that parties who contract with the Federal government provide safeguards in workplaces with individuals working on or in connection with a Federal Government contract or contract-like instrument.”  On September 24, the Safer Workforce Task…

DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 15, 2021 — “PATHH” GRANTS FOR UP TO $125,000 TO ADDRESS ECONOMIC LOSS TO LOGGERS AND LOG TRUCKERS FROM COVID-19 IN 2020

OCTOBER 15, 2021 IS THE DEADLINE TO APPLY TO OBTAIN GRANTS OF UP TO $125,000 TO ADDRESS ECONOMIC LOSS TO LOGGERS AND LOG TRUCKERS IN 2020.The application is short, the process is fairly simple (via federal FSA offices ) — and a lot of money is still available.Here is some new information:MESSAGE FROM THE AMERICAN…

“IT’S HERE!” COVID-19 Relief Money for Loggers and Log Haulers: Applications will be Accepted from July 22 through October 15, 2021! “Pandemic Assistance for Timber Harvesters and Haulers” (PATHH) Program

USDA Announces Pandemic Assistance for Timber Harvesters and Haulers Farm Service Agency Will Begin Accepting Applications on July 22 WASHINGTON, July 20, 2021 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing up to $200 million to provide relief to timber harvesting and timber hauling businesses that have experienced losses due to COVID-19 as part of USDA’s…

IF YOU WERE ON THE 2020 ASSOCIATED CALIFORNIA LOGGERS PRO LOGGER LIST — YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE PLACED ON THE 2021 PRO LOGGER LIST — WITHOUT NEEDING TO TAKE ANY CLASSES IN 2021!

BECAUSE OF COVID-19 IMPACT ON THE ACL ANNUAL MEETING AND LOGGING CONFERENCES: “IF YOU WERE ON THE 2020 ASSOCIATED CALIFORNIA LOGGERS PRO LOGGER LIST – YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE PLACED ON THE 2021 PRO LOGGER LIST – WITHOUT NEEDING TO TAKE CLASSES.” IMPORTANT NEWS: “If you were on the 2020 Associated California Loggers ProLogger List…

FEDERAL PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM(PPP) RE-OPENS THIS WEEK FOR NEW BORROWERS AND CERTAIN EXISTING PPP BORROWERS

PPP will re-open this week for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. We always advise to consult with your accountant and/or banker as soon as possible. This is the link to PPP release and copy below: https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/sm1230 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced today that…

“WITH DEEP REGRET” — ALL CHRISTMAS PARTIES OF ASSOCIATED CALIFORNIA LOGGERS FOR DECEMBER 2020 HAVE BEEN CANCELLED — EXCEPT FOR MAYBE ONE

In recent days and weeks, the Chapter Chairs of four ACL regional chapters have each checked in with President Mike Albrecht and the ACL office to let us know that – despite some initial attempts to try – they regretfully must cancel their 2020 Christmas Parties and December 2020 Chapter meetings. The reason is simple and…

WORK AVAILABLE: CALAVERAS COUNTRY TREE MORTALITY PROJECT # 35; BID DEADLINE IS NOVEMBER 19; PRE-MEETING IS NOVEMBER 13

ITB#20-1000-19-968 Tree Mortality Program Project #35 Above: a link to EXTENSIVE information about a tree mortality project in Calaveras County, including “COVID-19” related information about how certain meetings will be held using ZOOM technology. BID DEADLINE: 3:00 PM, THURSDAY NOVEMBER 19 PRE-MEETING: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13

President Trump Signs Into Law Bill To EXTEND Paycheck Protection Program

UPDATE: HOUSE PASSES, PRESIDENT TRUMP SIGNS: EXTENSION OF PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM(PPP) APPLICATION DEADLINE TO AUGUST 8, 2020: From news sources: BEGIN: “President Donald Trump on Saturday July 4 signed an extension of the small business Paycheck Protection Program into law, according to the White House.” “House lawmakers unanimously passed the extension less than a day…