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Introduction to the American Rescue Plan Act Funds for Water Bill Assistance and Infrastructure Projects
August 12, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Description: Legislative activity on Capitol Hill in the year 2020 was dominated by the development of multiple aid packages in response to the outbreak of COVID-19. To address the vital need for widespread access to drinking water & wastewater utilities, Congress has authorized billions to assist households and utilities with water utility affordability and stormwater infrastructure projects. Join experts from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and Environmental Finance Center Network (EFCN) for an introduction to the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), the Low-Income Housing Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP), and Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) to learn what to expect when dealing with these federal assistance programs.
Presenters: Michael Thomas and Mehreen Haroon, Federal Policy Associates, Government Finance Officers Association; Elsemarie Mullins, Project Director, UNC Environmental Finance Center
Who Should Attend:
Water utility managers
Municipal board members
Government finance officers
And others interested in clean and safe water for their communities!
This webinar is hosted by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). Registrants must sign in or create an account with GFOA when registering. There is no cost to register. Once signed in, select the August 12th webinar to complete your registration. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you need assistance with registration.
Certificates of attendance will not be provided for this webinar. This webinar is not preapproved by state agencies for continuing education credits.
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