Infrastructure almost always goes unnoticed— until there’s an issue with it. We often don’t think about the roads we travel to work each day, until we hit a large pothole and mess up a tire, or see a road closed and have to detour. We don’t think
1. More than $150 million from the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), passed in March 2021, has been allocated among Greenwich [https://www.coastalconnecticuttimes.com/exploring-greenwichs-arpa-funds/], Stamford [https://www.coastalconnecticuttimes.com/exploring-stamford-arpa/], Darien [https://www.coastalconnecticuttimes.com/darien-idea-generating-arpas-funds/] , Norwalk [https://www.coastalconnecticuttimes.com/norwalk-arpa-funds-for-the-city-residents-busin
Westport’s approach to its $8.4 million [https://www.westportct.gov/government/selectwoman-s-office/arpa] in municipal ARPA funds has been “conservative,” according to First Selectwoman Jen Tooker, who is building on the plan left by her predecessor former First Selectman Jim Marpe. “From the beginning, the town has treated
Darien is slated to receive $6.4 million in ARPA funding for the municipality. Former First Selectwoman Jayme Stevenson convened an ARPA Funds Steering Advisory Committee [http://darienct.gov/filestorage/28565/29473/81129/81133/81332/ARPA_Minutes_12-14-21_draft.pdf] that is in charge of reviewing “Town funding needs and
Norwalk has divided its plans for its more than $39 million in ARPA funds into three main categories: offsetting tax increases, investing in infrastructure and capital projects, and providing funding for community services, businesses, and nonprofits. Mayor Harry Rilling told the Common Council at its Oct. 12 meeting [https://www.
More than $49 million in ARPA funds are allocated for Stamford, the largest city in the region. The city’s former mayor David Martin put forward initial proposals for more than $30 million of the ARPA funds and many projects have been approved by the city’s Board of Representatives,
The Greenwich Working Group: American Rescue Plan [ https://www.greenwichct.gov/1946/American-Rescue-Plan] is tasked with putting the projects and plans in place to spend the town's more than $31 million in federal ARPA funds. More than 80 potential projects were initially identified, according to Town Administrator Ben Branyan. After