Yakima County American Rescue Plan (ARPA) Act

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The Board of Yakima County Commissioners finalized their deliberations on February 27, 2023 and approved the funding of the below listed applications.  All applicants were notified of next steps.

BOCC Resolution 69-2023 (click Here)

List of ARPA Applications (Click Here)

County Funded ARPA Applications (Click Here)

ARPA funds were allocated to successful applicants which are spent within the eligible categories outlined in the US Department of the Treasury Overview of the Final Rule and the National Association of Counties-Overview of the US Treasury Final Rule for ARPA Fiscal Recovery Funds. In addition to these Project Categories, projects must align with an Expenditure Category as set forth by the United States Department of the Treasury. 

For a full list of eligible categories, please visit these websites:

The US Department of the Treasury Overview of the Final Rule

 The National Association of Counties-Overview of US Treasury Final Rule for ARPA Fiscal Recovery Funds

US Department of Treasury Expenditure Categories

Examples of eligible project categories are:

  • Programs, services and capital expenditures to build certain affordable housing, childcare facilities, schools and hospitals that support an eligible COVID-19 public health or economic response. 
  • Modernization of Cybersecurity. 
  • Investments in water, sewer, and broadband infrastructure to improve access to clean drinking water, to support vital wastewater and stormwater infrastructure, and to expand affordable access to broadband internet. 
  • Restore and bolster Public Safety sector capacity such as Law Enforcement Officers, Dispatchers, Firefighters and Emergency Medical Responders which support government’s ability to deliver critical COVID-19 services. 

Yakima County wishes to thank the City of Monroe and Clallam County for their generous assistance in helping us to create our grant application webpage.