Davenport to receive coronavirus relief funds
Last updated 6/17/2021 at 3:15pm
DAVENPORT – Most nationwide, state, county and local municipalities were allocated coronavirus local fiscal recovery funds from the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) signed by President Joe Biden on March 11, and Davenport was no different. Council officially passed a resolution allowing mayor Brad Sweet to sign for those funds, which are estimated to be $243,417 in 2021 another $243,417 in 2022, at council’s June 9 meeting.
Sweet was officially notified by the state Office of Financial Management of the funds June 7. Davenport would be receiving 0.11% of the state’s overall fun...