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Cleveland County ARPA Program Timeline

2020
MarchCOVID-19 pandemic declared.
2021
March 11American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) announced.
May929 Strategies retained for legal council, ARPA project eligibility, strategic planning and stakeholder engagement.

Cleveland County received first wave of ARPA funding in the amount of $27,583,195.
SummerPublic feedback solicited through stakeholder meetings and public surveys.
AugustCleveland County Recovery Plan's overarching goals submitted to US Treasury.
2022
MayCleveland County receives second wave of ARPA funding in the amount of $27,583,195.
April 1Federal Final Rule for ARPA released.
June 6Cleveland County signs contract with ADG for ARPA Program management and reporting.
October 25The Virtue Center awarded $500,000 for increased clinical and behavioral health services.
November 10American Legion Post 88 awarded $330,000.
2023
2024
December 31All ARPA funds must be allocated.
2025
2026
December 31All ARPA funds must be expended.