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How has city spent ARPA, tourism dollars?

Gun Club, Museum main benefactors

DAVENPORT — The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns came with a silver lining for municipalities around the United States: Federal money being received in the form of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars.

Here, that money was put to several uses in 2021, 2022 and early 2023. Some local organizations benefitted from ARPA or tourism dollars, while other monies were used for city projects.

The Lincoln County Historical Society was the first recipient of a tourism grant in 2021, receiving $2,000 May 12, 2021.

The Float Association received $2,500 payments in tourism funds for float insur...


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