The City Council’s Budget Committee will hold presentations this week on Mayor Jacob Frey’s proposed spending plan for the City’s remaining $43 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars.
Mayor Frey outlined the spending plan for the remaining ARPA dollars during his State of the City Address on April 26. It includes investments in affordable housing, the City’s response to homelessness, community safety, inclusive economic recovery initiatives and climate and public health funding. The City has been awarded $271 million in ARPA funding.
City Council timeline for ARPA phase two
- 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 4 and 10 a.m. Friday, May 6: The City Council Budget Committee will hold presentations on the mayor’s recommendation for the remaining ARPA funding.
- 6:05 p.m. Thursday, May 12: The Budget Committee will hold a public hearing on the spending plan in room 317, City Hall, 350 S. Fifth St. Learn how to participate in a public hearing.
- 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 18 and if necessary, 10 a.m. Friday, May 20: The City Council Budget Committee will hold mark-up meetings on the mayor’s recommendation for the remaining ARPA funding.
- 9:30 a.m. Thursday, May 26: The City Council will vote on the ARPA spending plan.
The City of Minneapolis gets a total of $271 million through the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund – a section of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The first installment of funding came in May 2021 and the second installment comes in May 2022.