American Rescue Plan (ARP)

 

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) was passed by Congress in March 2021 to aid in the economic recovery and emergency response to COVID-19. 

ARPA created the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF)
Program
to deliver $350 billion in fiscal aid to state, local and Tribal governments.

 

Indiana Borough has received a total allocation of $1,378,179.52.

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Use of Funds:

Recipients may use SLFRF funds to:

  • Replace lost public sector revenue, using this funding to provide government services up to the amount of revenue lost due to the pandemic

  • Respond to the far-reaching public health and negative economic impacts of the pandemic, by supporting the health of communities, and helping households, small businesses, impacted industries, nonprofits, and the public sector recover from economic impacts

  • Provide premium pay for essential workers, offering additional support to those who have and will bear the greatest health risks because of their service in critical sectors

  • Invest in water, sewer, and broadband infrastructure, making necessary investments to improve access to clean drinking water, to support vital wastewater and stormwater infrastructure, and to expand affordable access to broadband interne


Funds must be obligated by December 31, 2024 and spent by December 31, 2026.

Resources:

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Public Comment: