Colorado Economic Recovery and Accountability

Broomfield County


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BROOMFIELD 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:        

 

$35,103 Community Services Block grant to Broomfield City & County for poverty reduction and revitalization of low-income communities. Broomfield City & County will implement a program designed to support the development of a local integrated approach to workforce and economic development and education of Broomfield’s unemployed who are actively seeking jobs in partnership with the Broomfield Workforce Center.      

 

$145,681            Extra 13 percent in food stamp benefits to 8,115 people in Broomfield County between April 1-August 31, 2009      

 

         

 

PUBLIC SAFETY:        

 

$58,226 Justice Assistance grant to Broomfield County for law enforcement programs      

 

$100,570 Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) grant to St. Anthony Health Foundation (Includes Broomfield and Adams Counties) expand the SANTE Program to a third hospital site in the 17th Judicial District      
           

 

         

 

TRANSPORTATION:        

 

$886,979 Grant to replace traffic signals at two locations; one of which is in Broomfield County      

 

$4,000,000 Grant to local transit districts in Broomfield County      

 

         

 

WORKFORCE SERVICES AND UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS:        

 

$180,670 Workforce Investment Act Funds for job training to Broomfield County residents      

 

$80,965 Wagner Peyser (WP) & Reemployment Services (RES) to Broomfield County      

 

$8,949,533 Extra 20 weeks of benefits, through the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program, for 1,058 jobless workers (as of June 30, 2010) in Broomfield County      

 

$1,768,425 Extra $25 per week in unemployment benefits through the Federal Additional Compensation program, for 2,648 jobless workers (as of June 30, 2010)      

 

$926,841 Additional 13 weeks of unemployment benefits through a new state law given to 266 jobless workers as of June 30, 2010      

 

         

 

ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT:        

 

$516,600 Energy Efficiency Conservation Block grant to Broomfield County to improve energy efficiency in buildings across the county      

 

$373,501 Estimated funds to be spent for free energy efficiency upgrades in low-income homes in Broomfield County      

 

$6,810,861 Funds to S.M. Stoller Corporation for two Department of Energy contracts      

 

$406,546 Funds to Radtec Engineering for one Department of Energy contract      

 

$11,689 Rebates to 75 people in Broomfield County for the purchase of energy-efficient appliances, including dishwashers, refrigerators, furnaces and boilers.      

 

         

 

SMALL BUSINESS SERVICES:        

 

$1,665,750 Small Business Administration loans      
           

 

 

OTHER FEDERAL PROGRAMS:

       

 

$13,700,000 Grants from the U.S. Department of Commerce to Level 3 EON for broadband infrastructure projects in 6 states outside of Colorado. These funds will have some impact on Colorado, but the exact amount is not known now.      

 

$450,358 Funds from the U.S. Department of Commerce to IP Systems - for the design and fabrication of a prototype shim rod      

 

$150,000 Funds from the National Science Foundation to ALD Nanosolutions, Inc. - for functionalized nanocoatings for filler adhesion to rubber using atomic layer deposition