Open to any corporation, business partnership, sole proprietor or company who maintains an office or place of business within one mile of the geographic boundaries of the Bixby Knolls Business assessment area as defined by the City of Long Beach and who elects to pay annual dues equal to the general business license assessment as set forth by the City of Long Beach shall be an Associate member of this corporation.
Open to any person, association, institution, corporation, partnership, company, estate, council, society, club or property owner who has as interest in the development and growth of the Bixby Knolls Business assessment area and who elects to pay annual dues shall be a nonvoting Voluntary Member of this corporation. Voluntary Members shall be eligible to serve on committees and shall be eligible for any group benefits as determined by the Board of Directors; however they shall not be eligible to become Directors or Officers of the corporation. An application for membership will be required for all Associate and Voluntary members.
Emergency Phone Numbers
Long Beach Gas & Oil Department, 562.570.2140
American Red Cross, Greater Long Beach Chapter, http://www.greaterlongbeachrc.org/, 562.595.6341
To report a fallen tree or limbs, call 562.570.2770 during business hours, or 562.435.6711 after-hours or on weekends. For trees or limbs in city parks, call 562.570.4895 during business hours, or 562.570.3101 after-hours or on weekends.
Fallen Power Lines
Fallen power lines are extremely dangerous. Report any downed lines to SCE immediately by calling 1.800.611.1911. Do not touch a downed line or anyone in contact with the line. Always assume a downed line is live. For more information, visit http://www.sce.com/ and click on the "Safety" tab.
For Police Dispatch, please call 9-1-1 or (562) 435-6711
SBDC Counselors are industry experts that have signed on to apply their expertise in assisting our clients. Counseling is divided into to general areas, core counseling services which are basic to all businesses and specialized counseling for unique business needs. Examples of counseling services offered include:
Enterprise Zone info
Addresses that qualify for Enterprise Zone benefits
Your company can receive over $37,400 in state tax credits over a five-year period, for each eligible employee. It is easy to find employees who meet the eligibility criteria if your company takes advantage of the Long Beach Career Transition Center employment services. Sales and Use Tax Credit Your business can claim a state tax credit equal to the sales or use tax paid on the cost of any of the following equipment purchased for exclusive use in the Enterprise Zone.
* Equipment used to manufacture, process, combine, assemble or fabricate a product.
* Data processing and communications equipment including computers, telephone systems, fax machines and copiers.
* Equipment used in motion picture production and post-production.
* Air and water pollution control devices.
* Equipment used to produce renewable energy resources.
Business Expense Deduction Part of the cost of certain equipment, furniture and fixtures purchased for exclusive use in the Enterprise Zone may be deducted as a business expense as opposed to a capital expense.
Net Operating Loss Carryover Up to 100% of a Net Operating Loss generated in an Enterprise Zone can be carried forward for up to 15 years
Net Interest Deduction for Lenders Lenders can deduct from net income the interest earned on a loan made to any business located solely in the Enterprise Zone.
For more information Contact:
Craig Johnson (562) 570-3842
For the legal and technically inclined, the actual design code is here: http://www.ada.gov/adastd94.pdf
Free ADA info/assistance contact information can be found here: http://www.ada.gov/infoline.htm
Shopping Cart Pick-up 818-563-3070
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Medical Marijuana Concerns
calls relating to medical marijuana to the new Business Relations Medical Marijuana information line at