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Cheney council accepts Covid relief funds


Last updated 7/1/2021 at 8:43am

CHENEY — A resolution to accept $3,495,491 from the American Rescue Plan Act to relieve economic pressure produced by COVID-19 was unanimously approved at the June 22 City Council meeting. The city will receive an initial payment of $1,747,745 and the remainder of the balance will be collected one year later. The funds will help replenish lost revenue in the downturn and heal economic harm caused by the pandemic. The amount distributed is based on population and must be disbursed by Dec. 31, 2026.

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