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City prepares to resubmit ARPA application

Reflecting on the city’s lack of success in securing American Rescue Plan Act funding to pay for several important infrastructure projects around town, the Sundance City Council has agreed that it’s worth giving it another go.

“You could say we’re the first loser,” said Public Works Director Mac Erickson as he reported the situation to the council, explaining that it was a tough group of applicants to compete against and the city’s projects were actually pretty high up the list.

Unfortunately, there was a lot less money to give out than there was funding requested. For a total of $50 million,...