FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 19, 2021
Plan Act Public Survey Extended
KINGSTON, NY – Mayor Steven T. Noble is
pleased to announce that the City of Kingston has extended the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) public survey, which will
now be open until December 3, 2021.
City will receive approximately $17 million in ARPA funding over two years. A
comprehensive Economic Recovery Plan to best utilize these funds is now in
development, and the City is seeking public input. In order to combat and
overcome the severe effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, a community survey seeks
to understand the City’s needs, challenges, and local issues related to the
pandemic. Community feedback will assist in prioritizing the funding
want to make sure that every community member has the opportunity to provide
feedback for the how the City of Kingston will use our federal aid,” said Mayor
Noble. “To prevent any barriers, we have made the registration process at
Engage Kingston even easier, and we have made the surveys available in print
and in Spanish. We encourage everyone to get involved in this process, and make
your voice heard.”
Economic Recovery plan will be directed by federal guidelines; incorporate
community input; build upon existing community projects, and encourage new
initiatives that support recovery from the pandemic.
survey is available online at Engage Kingston in
both English and Spanish and will remain open until Friday, December 3.
versions of the survey are also available upon request to Summer Smith, Director of
Communications and Community Engagement at 845-334-3945 or [email protected],
and should be returned to that office.
more information on the ARPA process, guidelines for spending the federal aid,
and more please visit: https://engagekingston.com/american-rescue-plan-act-arpa.