The City of Broken Arrow, Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Corporation formed BA Rising: “Economic Recovery Taskforce” to address how Broken Arrow will strategically transition from disaster response to economic recovery. View official press release here. This page will provide detailed updates regarding Taskforce efforts as well as resources for the community once they become available.
If you need specific guidance on city regulations, please contact the City of Broken Arrow at (918) 259-6512 or email [email protected] and they will assist you.
In support of the Governor’s plan, Mayor Craig Thurmond will terminate the City’s emergency declarations regarding sheltering in place effective at 11:59 p.m. on April 23, 2020. However, the City will continue following the Governor’s Safer at Home order for vulnerable populations through May 6. View Proclamation
Governor Stitt signed the 5th Amendment to Executive Order 2020-13 on April 30, 2020. In section #21, this amendment extended the Shelter at Home order in Oklahoma from May 6 to May 15, 2020 for adults over the age of 65 and people of any age who have underlying medical conditions. Read the new order.
Oklahoma will begin implementing a three-phased approach to open Oklahoma’s economy back up starting April 24, 2020. View Oklahoma’s Open Up and Recover Safely Plan.
The Broken Arrow Economic Development Corporation (BAEDC) partnered with the Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce and City of Broken Arrow to offer a Small Business Economic Recovery Microgrant in an effort to assist the businesses who have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Program recipients will be selected based on eligibility criteria and available funding. Grants will be made in the form of one lump sum distribution up to $5,000 and must be used to cover the expenses outlined in the application.
Oklahoma Chamber of Commerce has advised specific businesses and organizations to follow guidance for social distancing and sanitization.
Additionally, please continue to follow CDC Guidelines, which can be found here.
Oklahoma State Department of health has provided posters for businesses to communicate social distancing and sanitation guidelines with customers.
The Oklahoma Department of Commerce has partnered with the Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance and the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber to provide a directory of companies supplying Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and other supplies needed for operating according to guidelines set forth by the CDC and in the Open Up & Recovery Safely Plan.
We’ve also compiled a local directory of companies supplying PPE.
Businesses providing cleaning services:
Businesses of BA, we need your input! In an effort to best support our small business community recover from the disruption of COVID-19, please take a moment to fill out our business impact survey. Individual responses and data will remain confidential.
We greatly appreciate your participation and will continue to provide resources to help navigate this road to recovery.