Jefferson County, MT

American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

American Rescue Plan includes funding of $2,370,188 for Jefferson County over a two-year period. A public meeting will be held in person (or via a Zoom - meeting link: zoom.com/join   meeting ID:  671-828-8589) at the Boulder Fairgrounds in Volunteer Hall at 6:00 pm on Thursday, May 20th to review a draft county budget proposal.  

Allowable uses for the funds are:

1. Respond to or mitigate the public health emergency with respect to the COVID-19 emergency or its negative economic impacts, including assistance to households, small businesses, and nonprofits, or aid to impacted industries such as tourism, travel, and hospitality. 

2. Provide government services to the extent of the reduction in revenue due to the public health emergency.

3. Make necessary investments in water, sewer, or broadband infrastructure.

4. Respond to workers performing essential work during the COVID-19 public health emergency by providing premium pay to eligible workers of the county that are performing such essential work, or by providing grants to eligible employers that have eligible workers who perform essential work.

Your input and ideas for use of this special allocation is important and we look forward to seeing you. There will be a 30-day comment period as well. We encourage citizens to engage and participate!

For questions or comments regarding this project, please email or call Helen Auch, hauch@jeffersoncounty-mt.gov, 406-225-4025

 

Legal 21-056 Published in the Boulder Monitor May 12 & 19, 2021      MNAXLP

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