June 25, 2021
To: Municipal and County Clerks, Treasurers and Heads of Government
Today, the Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR), on behalf of the U.S. Treasury Department (Treasury), distributed the first payment of the ARPA – Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (LFRF) to non-entitlement units (NEUs – typically municipalities with a population less than 50,000).
Note: DOR is continuing to work with the remaining eligible municipal NEUs that were unable to file timely.
- 1,780 municipalities received funds –
view payment report for details
- Municipalities will receive the funds in the same account used for shared revenue – this could be ACH, LGIP or check based on information provided by the municipality
- Provided by Treasury – if funds are deposited into an interest-bearing account, municipalities do not have to remit interest to Treasury
- Include these funds in the Revenue account '103-43300 – Federal Grants – Other Federal Payments' for reporting purposes on the Municipal Financial Report
Note: DOR will distribute the remaining LFRF allocation (second payment) in approx. June 2022