Among the spending approvals: $7.1 million for health and safety; $11.1 million for neighborhood stability and housing; $7.1 million for small business support; $8.7 million for open space enhancements; $4.7 million for water and wastewater; and $11.9 million for arts, culture, hospitality and tourism.
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City Council tries stealth maneuvers to gain control of pandemic relief funds
Even more worrisome than the council’s determination to exert more control over the federal ARPA funds than they are probably entitled to, is the secretive process by which the council is trying to exercise that control.
Federal COVID-19 aid brings hope to mayors across America, survey finds
Mayor Mitchell has proposed spending $18 million on arts, culture and hospitality; $13 million for neighborhood stabilization and housing; $11 million for enhancement to open space; and significant sums on other investments.