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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Chesterfield to Host Facebook Live Discussion Over Federal Relief Funds

Chesterfield County Budget and Management Department 

July 20, 2021 

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Residents and businesses will have the opportunity to learn about the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and how Chesterfield could allocate $68.5 million in federal money during a Facebook Live session at 5:30 p.m. Monday, July 26. 

Following a short presentation by members of the county’s Budget and Management Department, people can submit questions during the Facebook Live session on the county’s main Facebook page. Chesterfield residents are encouraged to submit questions ahead of the presentation to blueprint@chesterfield.gov.

People who cannot join the Facebook Live discussion that day will be able to view the presentation in its entirety the following day on WCCT Chesterfield Community Television, including Comcast channel 98 and Verizon channel 28, and on YouTube.com/ChesterfieldCountyVA

Residents also will have the chance to comment about the proposed allocation of American Rescue Plan Act money during the 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 28 Chesterfield Board of Supervisors meeting. 

Suggested uses for relief funds include: Water and Sewer infrastructure, public health and housing support, public safety and cybersecurity efforts.

Passed by the U.S. Congress and signed by President Joe Biden in March, the American Rescue Plan Act is a $1.9 trillion economic stimulus bill that aims to help municipalities respond to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

For more information about the American Rescue Plan Act, click here.  

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