AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT (ARPA)
Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds
An Introduction to the Andrew County Fiscal Recovery Funds (FRF)
The Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) program, a part of the American Rescue Plan, delivers $350 billion to state, local, and Tribal governments across the country to support their response to and recovery from the COVID-19 public health emergency. Andrew County, MO has been allocated a total of $3,440,348 in SLFRF. The County received its first tranche of SLFRF on June 1, 2021 in the amount of $1,720,174 and will receive its second tranche after June 1, 2022. The Andrew County Commission, in collaboration with the Andrew County Treasurer, adopted the Andrew County Strategies for Distributing SLFRF to guide the County’s decisions in distributing their allocated FRF.
A Summary of Andrew County’s FRF Expenditures
Andrew County reports the use of its allocated FRF annually to the U.S. Department of Treasury (DoT). Below is a summary of the expenditures reported most recently to the DoT.
|Andrew County's ARPA Fiscal Recovery Fund Total Allocation||$3,440,348.00|
|Equipment to Allow Remote Court Appearances from the County Jail||$3,571.66|
|Health Incident Trailer (aka, Mobile Command Center)||$33,191.48|
|Modernization of County Jail HVAC||$3,980.85|
|Law Enforcement Missouri Statewide Wireless Interoperable Network (MOSWIN) Radios||$198,039.60|
|Retained County Legal Advice (not related to litigation)||$2,868.00|
|Fiscal Recovery Fund Administrative Expenses||$10,673.01|
|Balance (as of March 31, 2021):||$3,195,237.89|
Andrew County FRF-Funded Infrastructure Grant Program
As noted in the Andrew County Strategies for Distributing SLFRF, the Andrew County Commission is committed to applying its allocated FRF to address larger capital improvement projects within the County. The types of projects the Commission targets will have long-term impacts on the community. The Andrew County FRF-Funded Infrastructure Grant Program has been developed by the Andrew County Commission, in conjunction with the Andrew County Treasurer and Andrew County Clerk, to encourage collaboration between Andrew County and other public entities to address County infrastructure issues related to clean water, drinking water, stormwater, wastewater, and broadband. Public entities interested in applying for project funding should send the completed Pre-Application for Andrew County, Missouri ARPA Infrastructure Projects to Jennifer Hegeman, Andrew County FRF Administrator, at email@example.com by 4:30pm Monday, Aug 1, 2022.