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Mills River makes decision on spending $1.1M in rescue plan money

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MILLS RIVER — Following several months of discussion, public input and workshops, the Mills River Town Council voted to allocate its American Rescue Plan grant in two phases of about $1.1 million each.   Read Story »

Tags: American Rescue Plan Act | ARPA

Henderson County News

Commissioners commit the last of county's $22.8M rescue plan award

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Committing the last of $22.8 million in American Rescue Plan money Henderson County received, the Board of Commissioners agreed to appropriate $1.5 million to cover the cost of running water and sewer lines to an affordable housing community off Sugarloaf Road.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Council boots decision on rescue plan money

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The Hendersonville City Council will take a second look at how to allocate $2 million in American Rescue Plan money after members failed to reach agreement last week on the appropriations.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Don't miss this week's Hendersonville Lightning

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Don’t miss this week’s Hendersonville Lightning.   Read Story »

Tags: parks and recreation | pickleball | soccer | American Rescue Plan Act | sportsplex

Fletcher News

Sportsplex beats Fletcher library, nonprofits for Rescue Plan money

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Choosing recreation programming over requests from the nonprofit community and the Fletcher Town Council for American Rescue Plan money, the Henderson County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 on Monday to spend a big chunk of its remaining pandemic-relief money on a sports complex.   Read Story »

Tags: pickleball | soccer | Fletcher library | American Rescue Plan Act | ARPA

Henderson County News

Flat Rock opens applications for ARP grants

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FLAT ROCK — The Flat Rock Village Council has opened a grant application process to provide financial support to public service providers and Flat Rock-based independent businesses and nonprofits impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The funding for the grant process is made possible by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.   Read Story »

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Flat Rock News

Flat Rock opens applications for ARP grants

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FLAT ROCK — The Flat Rock Village Council announced that it is opening a grant application process to provide financial support to public service providers and Flat Rock-based independent businesses and nonprofits impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The funding for the grant process is made possible by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.   Read Story »

Tags: Flat Rock Village Council | American Rescue Plan Act

Flat Rock News

County commits most of its ARP money; towns are slower to spend

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In a quarterly meeting attended by the county’s mayors last month, Henderson County Board of Commissioners Bill Lapsley had the floor first when it came time to describe how local governments were spending American Rescue Plan money.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

County commits most of its ARP money; towns are slower to spend

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In a quarterly meeting attended by the county’s mayors last month, Henderson County Board of Commissioners Bill Lapsley had the floor first when it came time to describe how local governments were spending American Rescue Plan money.   Read Story »

Tags: local budgets | local government budgets | American Rescue Plan Act

Henderson County News

TRACKING ARP: Hendersonville

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TRACKING ARP: Mills River

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Fletcher News

TRACKING ARP: Fletcher

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Henderson County News

TRACKING ARP: Laurel Park

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Henderson County News

TRACKING ARP: Flat Rock

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Tags: coronavirus politics | American Rescue Plan Act

Flat Rock News

Don't miss this week's Hendersonville Lightning

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Tags: Hendersonville Lightning | local budgets | local government budgets | American Rescue Plan Act | ARPA

Henderson County News

Nonprofit leaders make case for $2M in ARP funds

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Leaders of the two largest umbrella charities in Hendersonville made the case before the Board of Commissioners on Wednesday that the mission of the robust nonprofit community here aligns closely with the goals of the American Rescue Plan and that those agencies could effectively use ARP money to combat homelessness, hunger, mental health needs, child care and more.   Read Story »

Tags: American Rescue Plan Act | nonprofit leaders

Flat Rock News

Village Council to hear ideas for ARP spending

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FLAT ROCK — The Flat Rock Village Council will hold a town hall meeting for the public from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at Pinecrest Presbyterian Church, 1790 Greenville Highway.   Read Story »

Tags: Flat Rock | American Rescue Plan Act

Edneyville Four Seasons Politics

ARP to fund Edneyville sewer; VFW, soccer park are other options

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Edging closer to their first major decision on spending $22.8 million in American Rescue Plan money, Henderson County commissioners on Monday signaled unanimous support for spending close to half the total on the Edneyville-Fruitland sewer system.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Don't miss this week's Hendersonville Lightning

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Tags: Chamber of Commerce | 2021 apple crop | American Rescue Plan Act | frost | freeze

Henderson County News

Nonprofit leaders urge commissioners to take input on needs

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The leaders of the two largest nonprofits providing human services, social services and other forms of help for the needy appealed to the Henderson County Board of Commissioners on Monday to hear in more detail how the county's nonprofit agencies can use American Rescue Plan money.   Read Story »

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Tags: Green River | Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Home | disruptive land uses | American Rescue Plan Act

Henderson County News

County issues first pass at how ARP money could be spent

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Henderson County residents could see a fully renovated VFW building, new playground at Jackson Park, a high-quality youth soccer park, a wastewater treatment plant and sewer lines in Edneyville or a new EMS station at no charge for county taxpayers.   Read Story »

Tags: Hedrick-Rhodes VFW Post 5206 | American Rescue Plan Act

Henderson County News

County invites public input on spending $22.8 million in rescue money

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The Henderson County Board of Commissioners will take public comment on Wednesday morning about how the county should spend $22.8 million in American Rescue Plan money.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

City, county proceed with caution on how they’ll spend ARP money

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Hendersonville City Manager John Connet opened the city’s information meeting on American Rescue Plan money with an observation about how unprecedented the program is.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

City wants ARP spending to be 'transformative'

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Hendersonville City Manager John Connet opened the city’s information meeting on American Rescue Plan money with an observation about how unprecedented the program is.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

City seeks input on how to spend Rescue Plan money

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The Hendersonville City Council is urging the public to use an online survey to suggest how the city should spend $4.5 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act money.   Read Story »

Tags: American Rescue Plan Act | ARPA

Henderson County News

Mills River Town Council OKs $75,000 for firefighter bonus pay

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MILLS RIVER — In recognition of the dedicated service provided to the residents of Mills River throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, the Mills River Town Council last week appropriated $75,000 in funding to the fulltime firefighters, support staff and volunteers of Mills River Fire and Rescue.   Read Story »

Tags: Mills River Fire & Rescue | Rick Livingston | American Rescue Plan Act

Henderson County News

Bill advances to fix Rescue Act's 'stay-at-home' incentive

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Sen. Chuck Edwards joined Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson and U.S. Rep. Ted Budd Tuesday in pushing state and federal legislation to convert the $300 federal unemployment supplement into a back-to-work bonus.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Mental health, drug treatment may get federal Rescue Plan money

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Although Henderson County commissioners still have limited information on how they can spend $22 million in American Rescue Plan Act money, they are leaning toward investment in mental health treatment needs that the coronavirus pandemic has compounded.   Read Story »

Tags: coronavirus government | American Rescue Plan Act

Henderson County News

County will invite nonprofits to apply for Rescue Act money

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Henderson County is preparing to accept requests from nonprofit organizations for money from the American Rescue Plan Act, Board of Commissioners Chairman Bill Lapsley said Tuesday.   Read Story »

Tags: coronavirus government | American Recovery Act | American Rescue Plan Act

Flat Rock Four Seasons Politics

'Say what?' Lapsley stunned at county's Covid relief $$$

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Henderson County and its five towns are in line to get a jaw-dropping $33 million in Covid relief money.   Read Story »

Tags: coronavirus economy | coronavirus government | American Recovery Act | American Rescue Plan Act