Union County Seeks Community Feedback Regarding American Rescue Plan Act Funding
Through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, the Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund provides a substantial infusion of resources to help turn the tide on the pandemic, address economic fallout, and lay the foundation for a strong and equitable recovery. For additional information on the American Rescue Plan Act, please visit the U.S. Treasury website or the National Association of Counties website. Union County has an allocation of $64.6 million.
The Union County Board of Commissioners and the County Manager invite residents, businesses, and community organizations to provide feedback about their priorities. Eligible use of these funds require that programs and projects must be tied to one of the following allowable uses:
- Support public health response
- Address negative economic impacts
- Replace public sector revenue loss
- Provide premium pay to essential workers
- Make necessary investments to water, sewer, and broadband infrastructure
Public input, transparency, and accountability are critical to Union County’s response efforts.
The deadline to submit input has passed.