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American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) is a $1.9 trillion stimulus package signed into law March 11, 2021 that is intended to aid public health and economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. ARPA included $350 billion in emergency funding for eligible state, local, territorial and Tribal governments , known as the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds distributed through the U.S. Department of the Treasury. 

The Town of Wallingford received municipal payment #1 in the amount of $102,122.90 and county payment #1 in the amount of $189,479.45 The Town will receive similar payments in 2022.

The Town must obligate the CSFRF dollars by Dec. 31, 2024, and spend by Dec. 31, 2026.

The Wallingford Selectboard is interested in forming a 5-person ARPA Committee to investigate eligible expenditures for these funds and make recommendations to the Selectboard. If interested, please contact the Town Administrator at 802-446-2872 or

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