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Cleveland County ARPA Program Timeline

MarchCOVID-19 pandemic declared.
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.
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 for building and electrical improvements and to support the food pantry.
December 8Food and Shelter awarded $1,000,000 for food and housing support to vulnerable populations.
December 28
Board of County Commissioners approved a service agreement with Kofile Technologies, Inc on behalf of the County Clerk’s Office to provide imaging and indexing of historical records effective Jan. 3, 2023, obligating $2 million in ARPA funding.
February 6 

February 27 

The Salvation Army of Cleveland County awarded $500,000 to support food, housing  and classes to reduce poverty.

Cleveland County Commissioners voted to obligate $3.5 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to provide improvements to Cleveland County Rural Water District (RWD) No. 1, as well as ancillary system and equipment purchases as necessary to improve operations and ultimately service to existing rural customers.

Cleveland County Board of County Commissioners voted to approve the reimbursement of the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office in the amount of $125,000 using funds received from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) for the purchase of a body scanner at the Cleveland County Detention Center. This equipment will allow officers to have less physical contact while scanning newly arriving detainees following an increase in contraband and ongoing health concerns, including future pandemic scenarios. 

December 31All ARPA funds must be allocated.
December 31All ARPA funds must be expended.