Ogdensburg sets Friday deadline to apply for ARPA home improvement funds | St. Lawrence County
OGDENSBURG — The deadline for the very first round of apps from Ogdensburg residents seeking to use American Rescue System Act funds for fundamental household repairs is 4 p.m. Friday.
The funding is remaining issued by the town in its Person Household Aid program which has $260,000 allocated for town residents. Federal ARPA money had been distributed to municipalities across the country in an energy to assistance offset losses from the COVID-19 pandemic, and the town was awarded a complete of $1,068,179. The city so far received $535,177.
The system was unanimously approved by the City Council and will aid city property owners make repairs to their qualities and reimburse them up to $5,000 for exterior and interior jobs.
“Due to the large positive reaction to the City of Ogdensburg’s Community Assist Application Section 3 (Specific Domestic Guidance), it is required to build a cutoff day for the to start with round of programs for the method,” City Manager Stephen P. Jellie stated in a news release.
Programs are out there on the city’s site at www.ogdensburg.org or can be picked up at City Corridor from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday. Town Corridor is closed on Fridays.
Concluded applications and essential documentation can be shipped to Deputy Clerk Brittanie J. Kelso, 330 Ford St., Space 4, Ogdensburg, by mail, in man or woman or shipped to the Metropolis Hall fall box to the still left of the ramp on Caroline Street.
The software must be stuffed out by the home owner and it need to involve a qualified estimate or printed content estimate as nicely as proof of overall cash flow from 2020 and/or 2021.
Accomplished application packets will start out to be reviewed on Monday, Mr. Jellie stated. Programs will continue on to be approved after the Friday deadline, but these purposes will be reviewed in a 2nd round if funds come to be readily available, according to the launch.
“My administration has built the revival of the City of Ogdensburg its top rated precedence and the most productive path to reviving the Town is for neighborhood federal government to assist the folks of the Metropolis that do the job so difficult and could just use a little boost just after the two-12 months struggle with the financial impacts of the world wide pandemic,” Mayor Jeffrey M. Skelly mentioned in the release.
Mr. Jellie and Mr. Skelly also named for city citizens to make contact with county legislators to seek a different $260,000 from St. Lawrence County’s $20 million in ARPA funding to assist fund the second and future rounds of the dwelling enhancement program.