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Minutes of ARPA Funds Working Group, 01/20/2022

AGENDA: ARPA Funds Working Group

RECEIVED 02/01/2022 12:30pm
Michele R. Grande – Redding Town Clerk

Minutes of the ARPA Funds Working Group
January 20, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
By Zoom

Attending: Julia Pemberton, Karen Gifford, Wes Higgins, Mary Dale Lancaster, Ward Mazzucco, Chris Parkin, James Sanders

Julia began the meeting by explaining the role of the working group to provide the Board of Selectmen with a prioritized list of projects for the Town to fund from the approximately $2.7 million provided by the Federal Government in the ARPA legislation. She introduced Betsy Painter of Weston who provided an overview of the legislation’s lengthy and complex requirements for funding.

The group discussed several questions that were raised in response to Betsy’s presentation and the documents Julia had sent that detailed the projects that have been selected by several nearby towns.

The group voted to elect Wes Higgins chair and scheduled the next meeting for February 3rd at 5 pm.

Adjourned at 6:18 pm

Submitted by Wes Higgins, Chair