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Governor Whitmer says $319 million in ARPA funds have gone out with some coming to Gogebic County

Written by on January 12, 2022

GOGEBIC COUNTY – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Tuesday that the Michigan Department of Treasury has distributed more than $319 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars to more than 1,650 communities in Michigan.  These ARPA dollars provided to cities, villages and townships across the state can be used to respond to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, bring back jobs, provide premium pay to essential workers, make up for lost revenue or invest in water, sewer, or high-speed interest infrastructure. Local units of government have until 2024 to identify projects and obligate funds.  Bessemer Township receiving just over $113,400, Ironwood Township, $227,100, Marenisco $55,400, Wakefield Township $30,900, Watersmeet $142,000, Bessemer $178,600, Ironwood $509,700 and Wakefield $174,500 in funding from the program.