21 MN Cities allocated ARP (federal) funding – broadband is allowable investment

Patch reports (from a Blooming MN lens) on breakdown of ARP (American Rescue Plan) in MN by city…

The U.S. Department of Treasury on Monday released a breakdown of what kind of financial help communities can expect from the $350 billion Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds.

Bloomington is set to receive $11,396,081. Bloomington is among the 21 Minnesota municipalities allocated financial help:

  • Apple Valley — $5,647,258.00
  • Blaine city $6,793,793.00
  • Bloomington — $11,396,081.00
  • Brooklyn Park — $11,052,580.00
  • Burnsville — $8,037,982.00
  • Minnesota — $6,568,368.00
  • Duluth — $58,117,859.00
  • Eagan — $6,917,343.00
  • Eden Prairie — $7,447,401.00
  • Edina — $4,932,493.00
  • Lakeville — $5,438,774.00
  • Mankato — $10,097,143.00
  • Maple Grove — $5,109,436.00
  • Minneapolis — $271,192,484.00
  • Minnetonka — $4,733,320.00
  • Moorhead — $7,099,345.00
  • Plymouth — $7,021,371.00
  • Rochester — $17,435,537.00
  • St Cloud — $16,463,610.00
  • St Paul — $166,641,623.00
  • Woodbury — $6,012,584.00

Broadband is one of the specified allowed investments…

Invest in water, sewer and broadband infrastructure, improving access to clean drinking water, supporting vital wastewater and stormwater infrastructure, and expanding access to broadband internet

I wrote more about the specifics of broadband funding through ARP yesterday.

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About Ann Treacy

Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (blandinonbroadband.org), hosts a radio show on MN music (mostlyminnesota.com), supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota (elimstrongtowershelters.org) and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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