Freeing of the funds
ARPA money can move to general fund
February 24, 2022
A chunk of change that previously perplexed the Everly City Council will be able to move more easily soon.
City Clerk Kristi Fliss reported Monday that restrictions on funds from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) would be loosened soon. Previously, rules stipulated that local governments could only use the funds for pandemic-related losses, which were low in Everly.
Fliss said that new rules have been announced for cities that received $10 million or less. In all, Everly’s sum will amount to just over $80,000.
“We can use it however we want now,” Fliss said. “We will claim all of...