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The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act  (ARPA) of 2021 is a federal relief package providing $1.9 trillion in funding, program changes, and tax policies aimed at mitigating the continuing effects of the COVID-19 public health crisis. As a result of this historic legislation, the City of Sharon received $14,382,307 – half received in 2021 and the other half received in 2022. The City must allocate all ARPA funding by Dec. 31, 2024 and all funds must be spent by Dec. 31. 2026