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AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ADVISORY TASK FORCE AGENDA

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2022 | 7PM
CHESTERTOWN TOWN HALL, 2nd FLOOR

 

Call to Order

Approve minutes from previous meeting

Chair’s Report

  • Welcome to our new APRA Task Force Member
    • Kurt Douglass
  • What we have accomplished since Tuesday, March 15, 2022 (6 Months)
    • Establishment of:
      • ARPA LOI and Application Criteria that adhere to the ARPA Guidelines
      • ARPA LOI and Application Process
      • ARPA LOI and Application Guidelines
      • ARPA LOI and Application Documents
    • Approved Town Council suballocation of ARPA funds ($4.4M) to APRA Task Force – $1.8M
    • Website on Townhall domain
      • Agendas and Minutes, Process, and Expectations
    • Community Communications
      • Letters to Town and County papers; Social Media Posts
    • Training on Open Meetings
    • Training on Conflict of Interest
    • Meeting with Public Health Department on the State of COVID
    • Receipt of 34 LOIs by 25 individual Chestertown Organizations in APRA approved categories
    • Review of 34 LOIs (which will be completed tonight)

 

Category Total
Infrastructure $985,000
Community Building Repairs $964,000
Housing $897,500
Education $826,000
Parks and Recreation $681,500
Public Safety $450,000
Tourism $416,000
Health and Wellness $288,288
Food Insecurities $225,000
Transportation $90,000
Grand Total $5,823,288

 Old Business

  • Review DRAFT Council Recommendation Report format
  • Review ARPA Process Due Dates, suggest changes, and vote for approval
  • Discuss Communications of Changes

New Business

  • Review Conflict of Interest Matrix for the LOIs being reviewed.
  • Review and vote on LOIs 24-34
  • Review ARPA’s Response to Chestertown’s Strategic Planning Process

Requests from public to be recognized

Adjournment

 

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