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Commissioners Approve Allocations from Rescue Plan Funding

October 12th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Allegany County government has begun the process of distributing some $14 million in American Rescue Plan funding- announcing a series of actions during the regular meeting of the County Commissioners. Jason Bennett, Allegany County administrator, said the funding may be used to maintain government services during the pandemic, water/sewer and broadband infrastructure, premium pay for essential employees and aid to households, small businesses, nonprofits and impacted industries such as tourism and hospitality.  On Thursday the commissioners took action approving allocations to public works; internet service providers; the sheriffs patrol division; county detention center; states attorney office; and the tourism office…