American Rescue Plan Act – State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds
Volusia County has been allocated $107.4 million from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (CLFRF). The County Council has met multiple times in open public forums to develop priorities and a plan for expenditure of these funds.
While no final decisions have been made, the county has begun to prioritize its needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn into three broad categories as follows:
Public Health - $5.73 Million
- Mental Health - $2.5 Million
- County COVID Expenditures - $2.75 Million
- Library Social Workers - $480,000
Water and Sewer Infrastructure - $26.9 Million
Revenue Replacement - $74.77 Million
As of July 31, 2021, $10,217,943.13 in funds have been expended.
Once the spending plan has been finalized, community needs and addressing equity issues will form the basis of programs and expenditures. Additionally, relevant labor standards for Water and Sewer infrastructure projects will be taken into account and evidence-based practices will be utilized as applicable. Future reports will include relevant programmatic data and performance indicators as appropriate.
Read the full report:
Volusia County Florida Recovery Plan - State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund