What to do?
Everly council again discusses ARPA funds
January 20, 2022
The Everly City Council remains at an impasse about how to spend federal pandemic relief dollars.
Members on Monday once again mulled how to use funds distributed to the city by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), which was passed by Congress last year to provide $1.9 trillion in economic stimulus to help offset pandemic-related losses. Everly received two payments totaling $81,963, according to previous discussion.
The money must be spent by December 2024; however, it comes with strict stipulations. Right now, the council is having a hard time finding an adequate use for it since pandemic...