Jefferson City Council approves over $5.1 million in ARPA funding

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KMIZ)

The Jefferson City Council has approved more than $5.1 million in ARPA funding for various projects across the city.

The board approved ten projects:

  • $175,000 from the city’s ARPA funds for lost CVB revenue
  • $150,000 from the city’s ARPA funds for downtown beautification planter matching funds
  • $150,000 from the city’s ARPA funds for the cost of the organizational review study set aside
  • $930,000 from the city’s ARPA fund for loss of income for the
  • General fund to finance identified operating expenses
  • $500,000 from City ARPA Funds to Lincoln University for Crisis and Health Sciences Center Project
  • $200,000 from city ARPA funds for police station elevator replacement
  • $1,000,000 from the city’s ARPA funds for the Missouri State Penitentiary Redevelopment Project
  • $325,000 from the City’s ARPA fund for City infrastructure and capital projects
  • $1,600,000 from city ARPA funds for the Hyde Park Burn Building
  • $100,000 from City ARPA Funds for United Capital City Soccer Complex Project

The city has withdrawn a bill that would authorize $455,000 of city ARPA funds for Grant Match – Police Department Car and Body Cameras. The board withdrew the bill because it was funding that ARPA would not cover.

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