City Issues Call for Submissions, Survey for ARPA Fund Ideas
Residents, Non-Profits, Businesses Encouraged to Weigh In
NEWPORT, R.I. (THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2021) – The City of Newport is asking residents, business owners, and non-profits to weigh in on how the City should use roughly $7.2 million in federal funding due to be received through the American Rescue Plan Act.
Non-profits are being asked to submit any and all suggestions for how they could benefit from additional civic support by using the form on the City’s website at www.CityofNewport.com/ARPA no later than Thursday, Oct. 14th.
City to Kick off American Rescue Plan Fund Engagement Process
Community Input Being Sought on COVID-Related Funds
NEWPORT, R.I. (THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2021 ) – With the City of Newport expected to receive over $7 million in dedicated federal funding from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), City officials will be kicking off a public engagement process next week to solicit ideas from individuals and non-profits to determine how best to utilize these dedicated one-time funds.
According to federal guidelines, Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds are intended to provide eligible state, local, territorial, and Tribal governments with an infusion of resources to meet pandemic response needs and rebuild a stronger, and more equitable economy.
Newport Accepting Storm Damage Reports Online
Assessment Aimed at Determining Federal Disaster Assistance Eligibility
NEWPORT, R.I. (FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2021 ) – For the second time in less than a month, the City of Newport has begun compiling storm-related damage from residents and businesses that could be eligible for federal disaster reimbursement.
Newport residents and business owners impacted by the remnants of Hurricane Ida are being encouraged to submit storm-related damage reports to the City’s Emergency Management Agency via the City’s website at www.CityofNewport.com/StormDamage.