Several town organizations have reached out to the select board, asking for a portion of the $470,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds

 Several town organizations have reached out to the select board, asking for a portion of the $470,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds the town received. The McIndoes Academy board sent a letter outlining a desire to replace the roof of the historic building, seeking assistance with the costs of the project. Another request from the McIndoes Fire District also has been received to replace the roof of the water system. A request from NEK Broadband was turned down, with the board agreeing there are still questions about the project before agreeing to the proposal. In the minutes of the June 13 meeting of the board, it’s noted that ARPA coordinator Annie McLean (of Northeastern Vermont Development Association/NVDA) recommended that the select board direct ARPA funds to address infrastructure, safety and other municipal necessities before considering the requests from other organizations.

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