In March of 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 authorized the $350 billion State and Local Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Fund (Recovery Fund), which provided direct, flexible aid to every county in America to support their response and recovery from the COVID-19 public health emergency.
To review information on how Onondaga County is authorized to use the American Rescue Funds please click on this link: Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds
The Central New York Community has risen to the occasion time and time again through the last two years as we have banded together in a way that only Central New Yorkers know how. We will continue to prove every day that we can live our lives, go to work, shop and even travel in a way that is safe, healthy and beneficial to our economy. These funds, and the subsequent plan enacted will ensure that our community enjoys growth and success for years to come.
Our team has put together a comprehensive plan that has incorporated our core platforms to address Poverty, Infrastructure and Economic Development.