Colorado Economic Recovery and Accountability

Crowley County


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CROWLEY 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:

 

$14,435

 

Community Services Block grant to Crowley County for poverty reduction and revitalization of low-income communities. Funding will complete a tiered training plan to include Work Readiness, Production Skills and Specialized Skills that at the end of the training each participant will receive a Work Readiness Certificate.

 

$75,099.60

 

Extra 13 percent in food stamp benefits to about 700 people in Crowley County between April 1- October 31, 2009

 



 

PUBLIC SAFETY:

$22,988

 

Justice Assistance grant to District Attorney’s Office, 16th Judicial District for the continuation of the 16th Judicial District Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force. The task force will continue aggressive enforcement actions to identify, arrest, and prosecute narcotics violators.

 



 

WORKFORCE SERVICES AND UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS:

$373,038

 

Workforce Investment Act Funds for job training to the Southeast Region, including Crowley, Baca, Otero, Bent, Prowers, and Kiowa counties.

 

$157,273

 

Wagner Peyser (WP) & Reemployment Services (RES) to the Southeast Region, including Crowley, Baca, Otero, Bent, Prowers, and Kiowa counties.

 

$382,779

 

Extra 20 weeks of benefits, through the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program, for 72 people (as of June 30, 2010) in Crowley County.

 

$87,375

 

Extra $25 per week in unemployment benefits through the Federal Additional Compensation program, for 130 people (as of June 30, 2010) in Crowley County.

 

$35,266

 

Additional 13 weeks of unemployment benefits through a new state law given to 16 people as of June 30, 2010 in Crowley County.

 



 

ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT: 

$171,046

 

Estimated funds to be spent for free energy efficiency upgrades in low-income homes in Crowley County.

 

$155,000

 

Energy Efficiency Conservation Block grant to the Southeast Colorado RC&D for energy efficiency improvements in buildings in Baca, Bent, Kiowa, Prowers, Otero and Crowley counties.

 

$155,000

 

Energy Efficiency Conservation Block grant to the Southeast Colorado RC&D for energy efficiency improvements in buildings in Baca, Bent, Kiowa, Prowers, Otero and Crowley counties.

 



 

EDUCATION: 

$193,101

 

Title I, Part A – Improving Basic Programs Operated by Local Educational Agencies awarded to Crowley County School District RE - J

 

$3,656

 

IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) Part B funds for services to disabled students in Crowley County.