Aurora approves $65 million in ARPA grants
(Aurora, Colo.) The Aurora City Council approved Monday $65 million in American Rescue Plan Act grants. The city received $65 million from the federal government but agreed to add to the budget to award more grants.
DougCo approves spending $9 million to meet mental health needs
A screenshot of a mental health funding request of the Douglas County commissioners. |Douglas County. By Mike McKibbin / NewsBreak Denver / Sept. 10, 2022. [DOUGLAS COUNTY, COLO.] — County commissioners unanimously approved spending just under $9 million in federal pandemic-related money to serve mental health needs in Douglas County.
DougCo commissioners set priorities to spend $68 million
Seven areas of need and how much federal money to allocate to them were recently considered by the Douglas County comissioners. |Douglas County. [DOUGLAS COUNTY, COLO.] More than half of the $68.2 million in federal money Douglas County received to help recover from the COVID-19 pandemic could go to water and wastewater projects.
DougCo spends $200K to buy temporary housing for homeless
[DOUGLAS COUNTY, COLO.] Douglas County will purchase temporary housing shelters for those experiencing homelessness after the county commissioners approved spending over $206,000 in American Rescue Plan Act money.
Wildfire mitigation help proposed for DougCo landowners
[DOUGLAS COUNTY, COLO.] Private property owners in unincorporated Douglas County could get help — including money — to mitigate their wildfire risk under a proposal presented Monday to the county commissioners.
Mental health projects seek DougCo ARPA money
Douglas County Commissioner Lora Thomas listens as Laura Ciancone, the county's mental health initiative coordinator, talks Thursday. |Douglas County/YouTube. [DOUGLAS COUNTY, COLO.] More than $9.5 million of Douglas County’s $68.2 million in American Recovery Plan Act funds could help fund seven mental health-related projects.
Broadband infrastructure to be installed in two phases in Keystone Heights, Middleburg areas
An agreement that will extend Internet services throughout Clay County was approved by the Clay County Board of County Commissioners on March 1. The project will be done in two phases with Comcast Cable Communications as the partner in the broadband infrastructure project.
DougCo OKs $641K to reintegrate inmates and aid homeless
[DOUGLAS COUNTY, CO] As the numbers of people experiencing homelessness increase in Douglas County, a new program at the sheriff’s department will try to help released jail inmates reintegrate into the community and educate residents on ways to help.
Alameda County businesses can apply for cash aid to help with COVID recovery
(Justin Sullivan / Getty Images) (ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif.) Alameda businesses and non-profits negatively affected by COVID-19 are eligible for cash aid grants, officials announced.
Sacramento to vote on spending ARPA funding on community investment
The old Sacramento City Hall building downtown.(Photo by Robert J Hansen) At tonight’s meeting, the Sacramento City Council will vote on several investments of American Relief Plan (ARPA) funding aimed at improving safety citywide according to a press release from the Mayor’s office.