Kent County Board announces distribution of 8M in ARPA funds

Posted at 2:27 PM, Dec 01, 2022 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Kent County commissioners announced how it plans to spend its $127.6 million share of funds r...

December 2, 2022
12:48 AM

Posted at 2:27 PM, Dec 01, 2022 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Kent County commissioners announced how it plans to spend its $127.6 million share of funds received from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).$108 million will be allocated to the following 30 projects, according to the Kent County government:$17.5 million: Kent County Revolving Housing Fund – Kent County/Fund Administrator TBD$500,000: Kent County Equitable Housing Initiative – Housing Next$500,000: Four Star Theatre Renovation – Marcus Ringnalda$4 million: Boston Square Hub – Amplify GR$2 million: Krause Memorial Library – City of Rockford$1 million: The Junior Achievement Free Enterprise Center – Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes$2 million: Nourish Tomorrow Advancement Campaign – Feeding America West Michigan$1 million: Preventative Animal Control by Increasing Pet Owner Access to Veterinary Care – Community Spay Neuter Initiative Partnership (C-SNIP)$3,923,356: Behavioral Health Crisis Center – Kent County/Network 180$15 million: Kent County Greenway/Parks – Kent County$2,837,500: School Safety Radio Network – Kent County/Kent County Sheriff's Office$6 million: Medical Examiner Facility – Kent County$3.

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