Colorado Economic Recovery and Accountability

Delta County


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DELTA 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: 

$72,328

 

Community Services Block grant to Delta County for poverty reduction and revitalization of low-income communities. Delta County will use funds for retaining and cross-training displaced workers to upgrade skills for alternative careers through partnership with the Delta-Montrose Technical College and EnergyTech training center.

 

$338,560.80

 

Extra 13 percent in food stamp benefits to about 2,800 people in Delta County between April 1-October 31, 2009.

$33,196

 

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



 

PUBLIC SAFETY:

$28,887

Justice Assistance grant to Delta County for law enforcement programs

 



 

TRANSPORTATION:

$9,667,646

 

Grant to reconstruct five miles of State Highway 92 in asphalt and adds passing lanes and shoulders to improve recreational bicycling.

 



 

WORKFORCE SERVICES AND UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS:

$383,222

 

Workforce Investment Act Funds for job training to the Western County Region (Including Delta, Gunnison, Montrose, San Miguel, Ouray, and Hinsdale Counties) residents

 

$189,578

 

Wagner Peyser (WP) & Reemployment Services (RES) to the Western County Region (Including Delta, Gunnison, Montrose, San Miguel, Ouray, and Hinsdale Counties) residents

 

$4,902,412

 

Extra 20 weeks of benefits, through the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program, for 805 people (as of June 30, 2010) in Delta County.

 

$1,086,050

 

Extra $25 per week in unemployment benefits through the Federal Additional Compensation program, for 1,711 people (as of June 30, 2010)

 

$337,588

 

Additional 13 weeks of unemployment benefits through a new state law given to 133 people as of June 30, 2010.

 



 

ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT: 

$197,500

 

Governor's Energy Office grant to Delta-Montrose Electric Association. Grant to partner with GEO to provide a grant program for residentrial ground source heat pump projects

 

$1,750

 

Rebates for 23 people in Delta County for the purchase of energy-efficient appliances, including dishwashers, refrigerators, furnaces and boilers.

 

   



 

EDUCATION: 

$449,242

 

Title I, Part A – Improving Basic Programs Operated by Local Educational Agencies awarded to Delta County Joint School District No. 50

 

$949,665

 

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

 

$33,835

 

IDEA Part B funds for disabled preschool students in Delta County.

 

$199,492

 

Education Technology State Grants awarded to Delta County Joint School District No. 50

 



 

HOUSING: 

$179,900

 

US Department of Housing and Urban Development Public Housing Capital Fund to the Delta Housing Authority

 



 

SMALL BUSINESS SERVICES:

$790,900              Small Business Administration loan

 

 

OTHER FEDERAL PROGRAMS:



$275,608

 

Contract from the US Department of the Interior to E. Schaaf & Associates for records searches and services