American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)

Overview

The Town of Mooresville was awarded $12.4 million (in two tranches of $6.2 million) that must be spent by December 2026 through the American Rescue Plan Act 2021. Funding from ARPA can be used to improve community health readiness, address negative economic impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic (including small businesses support), aid the communities and populations hardest hit by the crisis, alleviate systemic challenges that face our community, or invest in water, sewer, and broadband infrastructure.

First Tranche Allocation Plan – Total $6,235,776

Outdoor Recreation Improvements to Serve Disproportionately Impacted by COVID-19               

Amount: $714,000                 

Status: Approved, Under Construction

o    Liberty Park Phase 2 Outdoor Recreation Improvements

Town Employee Vaccine Incentive Program                                                                                         

Amount: $183,605

Status: Completed

Town Employee Premium Pay for Essential Workers                                                                        

Amount: $1,574,357

Status: Approved

Revenue Replacement (Offset Public Safety Salaries to Fund Proposed Items Below)             

Amount: $3,763,672                   

Status: Proposed, Awaiting Board Approval

o    Outside Agency Funding to Serve Disproportionately Impacted by COVID-19

o    Liberty Park Phase 2 Outdoor Recreational Improvements


Second Tranche Allocation Plan – Total $6,219,032

Revenue Replacement (Offset Public Safety Salaries to Fund Proposed Items Below)             

Amount: $6,235,634                    

Status: Proposed, Awaiting Board Approval

o    Outside Agency Funding to Serve Disproportionately Impacted by COVID-19

o    Public Safety Fleet Replacement

o    Network and Server Replacement

o    CMCC Event Center AV Upgrades

o    Cornelius Park Design

o    Traffic Operations Unit Implementation

o    Affordable Housing Initiatives 

The Town of Mooresville welcomes public input and comments on the use of the remaining ARPA funds. To submit input or comments, please email jcrosby@mooresvillenc.gov

Links


Department of Treasury Fact Sheet - https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/136/SLFRP-Fact-Sheet-FINAL1-508A.pdf
Department of Treasury Interim Final Rule - https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2021-05-17/pdf/2021-10283.pdf
Department of Treasury FAQ - https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/136/SLFRPFAQ.pdf
Department of Treasury Recipient Reporting Guidance - https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/136/SLFRF_Treasury-Portal-Recipient-Reporting-User-Guide.pdf
Department of Treasury Final Rule - https://hom.treasury.gov/system/files/136/SLFRF-Final-Rule.pdf