ARPA-SLFRF Second Payment Distribution – Today, June 20, 2022

June 20, 2022

To: Municipal and County Clerks, Treasurers and Heads of Government

Today, the Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR), on behalf of the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury), distributed the second payment of the American Rescue Plan Act – State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (ARPA-SLFRF) to Wisconsin non-entitlement units of government (NEUs).

Payment details

Reminder – local governments can use up to $10 million (not more than your award amount) to fund government services. Examples:

  • Construction of schools and hospitals
  • Road building and maintenance and other infrastructure
  • General government administration, staff and administrative facilities
  • Providing police, fire and other public safety services (including purchase of fire trucks and police vehicles)

Other ARPA-SLFRF uses also include, but not limited to:

  • Support public health expenditures
  • Address negative economic impacts caused by the public health emergency
  • Replace lost public sector revenue
  • Provide premium pay for essential workers
  • Invest in water, sewer and broadband infrastructure