The initial meeting of the newly formed American Rescue Plan Task Force was held on Thursday, January 6, 2022. The next meeting is scheduled for March 3, 2022 at 2:00 pm in the Nicholas J. DiCorleto, Jr. Meeting Hall.
At the November 9, 2021 Regular Meeting of the Board of Selectmen, the members unanimously approved the creation of an American Rescue Plan Task Force. Read the full Press Release here. The Task Force consists of a member of the Board of Selectmen, a member of the Board of Finance, a resident, a business owner, a non-profit representative, the Finance Officer/Treasurer and the Director of Public Works/WPCA Administrator.
The American Rescue Plan is delivering direct relief to the American people, rescuing the American economy, and starting to beat the virus. For a full overview of what’s in the plan, click here. The Federal Government has an entire resource site dedicated to the ARP.
The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities, which Ellington belongs to, also has many resources that are updated regularly and that news and information can be found here.
CCM has also provided an American Rescue Plan Toolkit, which was designed to help guide municipal leaders in determining how best to use the funding provided.
The Town Ordinance regarding the American Rescue Plan Act Special Revenue Fund can be found here.