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City sets sights on ARPA funding

Four applications for pandemic relief funding, mostly for water projects, get council nod

The Sundance City Council has approved four applications to the State Loans and Investments Board (SLIB) for almost $2 million in project funding through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Three involve improvements to the city water system, while the fourth is for a capital improvement plan.

The intent of the capital improvement plan, according to the resolution, is “to map out future projects and development”. Explained Clerk Treasurer Kathy Lenz, it’s something SLIB likes to see a city complete in order to set its priorities for the near future.

It is also used by SLIB itself when conside...