Last updated on May 6, 2022
Initial funding approved
The City Council approved Mayor Jacob Frey’s $102 million spending plan for the first round of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding.
Additional ARPA appropriations approved
The City Council approved a handful of additional ARPA appropriations totaling $11 million for time sensitive proposals.
Appropriations continued from 2021 to 2022
The City Council approved rolling over appropriations from 2021 into 2022 for programs that were making progress and meeting milestones toward completion.
Approximately $8 million of Phase 1 projects were discontinued, making that funding available for repurposing in Phase 2.
Mayor's further funding recommendations shared
State of the City address, announcement of Mayor’s funding recommendations for ARPA Phase 2.
Budget Committee action
Received and filed Mayor’s ARPA recommendations and referral to Budget Committee.
Budget Committee review
Budget Committee Meeting (American Rescue Act Plan Review and Presentation of the Mayor’s Recommendations).
Budget Committee meeting continued
Budget Committee Meeting Presentation of the Mayor’s Recommendations continued.
Additional markup meeting
If needed, Council meets again to review and make changes to the budget.
Adopt and direct to Mayor
Adoption at City Council meeting, direct to Mayor Jacob Frey for final approval.
2024 - 2026
ARPA spending deadline
ARPA funding must be spent on costs incurred by 12/31/2024. Some costs that are properly obligated or encumbered by the end of 2024 may continue to be spent into 2025.
ARPA spending complete
All ARPA spending must be wrapped up according to current U.S. Treasury Guidelines.