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Town of Shaftsbury, VT
PO Box 409
61 Buck Hill Road
Shaftsbury, Vermont 05262

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Phone: (802) 442-4038
Fax: (802) 442-0955
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ARPA Committee’s Presentation

Please See the ARPA Committee’s Presentation and Recommendations Given to the Select Board on November 7, 2022. The Committee was dissolved upon the giving of that presentation.

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ARPA Committee

The purpose of the ARPA Committee shall be to determine appropriate uses for up to $1,025,386 of the Town of Shaftsbury's ARPA award and make a prioritized list of recommendations to the Selectboard for spending. Final decision on spending will be made by the Selectboard. The ARPA Committee shall exist upon formation by the Selectboard in a duly warned meeting until the obligation of all ARPA funds or December 31, 2024, whichever comes first.

Duties and Functions
  1. Communicate and collaborate with other Town commissions and committees, as appropriate.
  2. Communicate and collaborate with other neighboring ARPA advisory committees, as appropriate.
  3. Provide public education on the municipality's ARPA award, eligible uses, and applicable guidelines.
  4. Develop a plan for completing the Purpose that includes a timeline with milestones and deliverables.
  5. Carrying out community engagement and stakeholder outreach to invite and collect applications from the public.
  6. Gather and review proposals and applications.
  7. Explore opportunities to leverage additional state and federal grant programs with submitted proposals and applications.
  8. Score applications and proposals.
  9. Prioritizing qualified proposals and applications to make recommendations to the Selectboard.
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ARPA Committee - Suggestions Update

To the citizens of Shaftsbury, there was an overwhelming response to the town survey regarding the ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) funding that has become available to our town. The Shaftsbury ARPA Committee and the Shaftsbury Selectboard are compiling the data from your responses.

View the ARPA Committee Presentation to Selectboard.

View the ARPA Committee Recommendations to Selectboard.

View the Suggestions Update


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PO Box 409
61 Buck Hill Road 05262
Phone: (802) 442-4038
Fax: (802) 442-0955
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