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Denver will take two actions in order to restore their economic conditions

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DENVER, CO—Denver City Council agreed to take 2 actions for restoring the economic condition of Denver on Monday, July 19. Not only to improve the economic condition in every society that needs to be helped, but also to reduce the crime cases in certain areas. In this case, the policy taken is under the authorized American Rescue Plan Act, or ARPA, funds, allowing city's emergency fund to be used by the Support Team Assisted Response, or what, known as STAR program.

ARPA Funding

This pandemic truly hit Denver's financial condition. Therefore, $46.2 million will be used in government ARPA to improve some of the infrastructures in Denver. Denver is also planning to avoid any overlap. Most of the $46.2 million assignment—$26.3 million will uphold, filling almost 240 of the 400 positions held empty in city organizations; $17.3 million will be utilized to wipe out each of the 2021. The rest will be planned for other administrations businesses to maintain the money transfer.

In the future, it is hoped that Denver will receive the money once in a year of $308 million in early July and the rest will be given in 2022.

Community Safety Funding

The density of crime that continue to rise is also another problems that Denver's might face, such as mental health issues and poverty demand the governor to give more attention to STAR Program. The city will expect to utilize $300k in possibility assets for a synergistic local area based on dealing with savage wrongdoing. The Office of Human Rights and Community Partnerships will initiate this multi-organization work to support this program hand-in-hand with Denver's citizens. The STAR Program will get another $1 million to grow to six groups working across the city in 7 days.

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