Supervisors plan to distribute $32 million in pandemic relief funding

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FAIRFIELD — The task force to review American Rescue Plan Act homelessness response funding will make a presentation to the Solano County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.

There are nine funding requests totaling nearly $32.38 million.

This includes $11.7 million for Opportunity House in Fairfield and Vacaville, $8.47 million for regional navigation centers, $7 million for the Homekey permanent housing project, $2.4 million for programs youth placement, $1.43 million for My Friend’s House Shelter, $700,000 for housing for victims of domestic violence, and $679,280 for the Youth Rising Outreach program.

This represents nearly 40% of the $87 million in federal pandemic relief funds allocated to Solano County.

Additionally, the board will consider the final allocation of $12.71 million in ARPA pandemic relief funding for eight previously approved water, wastewater, and drainage infrastructure projects, as well as programs. and small business recovery services.

The council meets at 9 a.m. in the first-floor chamber of the government center, 675 Texas St., in Fairfield.

The council will also be updated on the county’s energy conservation services project.

Last on the agenda is the review of $349,577 in community investment fund applications by La Clinica de la Raza ($50,000), On the Move ($49,764), Napa Solano SANE/ SART ($50,000), Parents By Choice ($50,000) and Rio Vista CARE ($50,000), Kyle Hyland Foundation ($50,000) and Vacaville Solano Services Corporation ($49,813).

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