Colorado Economic Recovery and Accountability

Archuleta County


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ARCHULETA COUNTY ARRA FUNDING AND PROJECTS

 


 

Based on the latest information available to the Governor’s Office. This report is not comprehensive because new Recovery Act awards are announced frequently. This does not include funds - including income tax cuts, increased COBRA benefits, increased funds to cover Medicaid services and others - that cannot be broken down by county. The numbers below represent funds that have been awarded and are expected to be received over the life of the Recovery Act. The funds are distributed to a wide range of groups in the county and do not necessarily touch county government.

 


 

COMMUNITY SERVICES / SAFETY NET:

$227,262

 

Community Services Block grant to Housing Solutions for the Southwest (MCSA) County Region for poverty reduction and revitalization of low-income communities. *The region includes Archuleta, La Plata, Dolores, Montezuma, and San Juan Counties. Funds will hire staff to provide increased services for foreclosure prevention through a one time grant to help prevent homelessness by paying past due rent or mortgage or to help families get into permanent affordable rental housing.

 

$64,351

 

Extra 13 percent in food stamp benefits to 3,683 people in Archuleta County between April 1-August 31, 2009.

 

$28,056

 

Grant for the Child Care & Development Fund in Archuleta County.

 



 

PUBLIC SAFETY:

$17,829
Justice Assistance grant to Archuleta County for law enforcement programs

 

 

$24,837

 

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) grant to Archuleta County Victim Assistance Program for personnel costs associated with creating a new position which will enlarge and strengthen ACVAP?s victim services program.

 



 

WORKFORCE SERVICES AND UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS:

$326,918

 

Workforce Investment Act Funds for job training to Southwest County Region residents.

 

$162,272

 

Wagner Peyser (WP) & Reemployment Services (RES) to Southwest County Region residents

 

$1,785,000

 

Extra 20 weeks of benefits, through the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program, for 293 jobless workers (as of June 30, 2010) in Archuleta County

 

$454,600

 

Extra $25 per week in unemployment benefits through the Federal Additional Compensation program, for 713 jobless workers (as of June 30, 2010)

 

$155,343

 

Additional 13 weeks of unemployment benefits through a new state law given to 57 people in Pueblo County as of June 30, 2010

 



 

ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT:

$71,900

 

Energy Efficiency Conservation Block grant to Southern Ute to improve energy efficiency in buildings across the region.

 

$473,558

 

Approximate amount of funds expected to be spent to improve energy efficiency in low-income homes in Archuleta County

 

$8,345,823

 

Department of Energy grant to the City of Durango to develop or expand an energy assurance plan to improve electricity reliability and energy security.

 

$265,000

 

Energy Efficiency Conservation Block grant to Four Corners Office of Resource Efficiency (4CORE) for energy efficiency improvements in Archuleta, Dolores, LaPlata, Montezuma and San Juan counties.

 

$13,000

 

Governor's Energy Office grant to Colorado Housing in Pagosa Springs to help with buisness expansion and new employee training.

 

$1,475

 

Rebates for 19 people in Archeluta County for the purchase of energy-efficient appliances, including dishwashers, refrigerators, furnaces and boilers.

 



 

EDUCATION: 

$173,400

 

Title I, Part A funds for schools in Archuleta County with high percentages of low-income students

 

$17,038

 

School Lunch funds in Archuleta County

 

 

EDUCATION: 

$128,310

 

Section 8 Housing Assistance payments to Archuleta Housing Corporation

 



 

SMALL BUSINESS SERVICES:

 

$692,250           

            

 

Small Business Administration loans

 

Mud Shaver Car Wash - $332,250
Higher Grounds Coffee & Deli - $360,000