Emergency Response

$35.7 Million in ARPA Funding

  • $34.5 Million in State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF)
  • $1.2 Million in City Funds

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COVID-19 Emergency Response - $22 Million

This Phase I allocation supported the City's response to COVID-19 in two key areas:

  1. Delivering essential community services to reduce the pandemic's impact, including:
    • Operating COVID-19 testing sites
    • Conducting contact tracing
    • Providing vaccine incentives to slow the spread of the virus
  2. Ensuring the City's workforce had proper personal protective equipment, could easily obtain COVID-19 testing and had access to the vaccine.

Emergency Preparedness - $13.7 Million

This Phase II allocation is being used for the following:

  • To equip public safety facilities with emergency generators
  • Enhance the Emergency Operations Center
  • Purchase emergency equipment
  • Obtain sheltering supplies for resiliency centers
  • Distribute elevation certificates for homes in the flood-prone Palm Heights area

Funding was made available beginning in FY 2024 through a reallocation from the COVID-19 Emergency Response program and is augmented with City funds.