Colorado Economic Recovery and Accountability

Dolores County


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DOLORES 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 (Includes Dolores, Archuleta, La Plata, Montezuma, and San Juan Counties) for poverty reduction and revitalization of low-income communities. Funds will hire staff to provide increased services 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.

 

$11,928.59

 

Extra 13 percent in food stamp benefits to 453 people in Dolores County between April 1-October 31, 2009



 

WORKFORCE SERVICES AND UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS:

$326,918

 

Workforce Investment Act Funds for job training to the Southwest County Region (Includes Dolores, Montezuma, La Plata, San Juan, and Archuleta Counties) residents.

 

$162,272

 

Wagner Peyser (WP) & Reemployment Services (RES) to the Southwest County Region (Includes Dolores, Montezuma, La Plata, San Juan, and Archuleta Counties) residents.

 

$590,472

 

Extra 20 weeks of benefits, through the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program, for 105 people (as of June 30, 2010) in Dolores County.

 

$127,750

 

Extra $25 per week in unemployment benefits through the Federal Additional Compensation program, for 256 people (as of June 30, 2010).

 

$52,506

 

Additional 13 weeks of unemployment benefits through a new state law given to 22 people as of June 30, 2010.

 



 

ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT: 

$103,292

 

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

 

$265,000

 

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

 

$647,000

 

Colorado State Forest Service grant to the Colorado Youth Corps Association for work in El Paso, Gilpin, Jefferson, Park, Jackson, Routt, Eagle and Dolores counties.

 



 

EDUCATION: 

$23,161

 

Title I-A funds for Low Income Schools in Larimer County

 

$142,359

 

Grant to Dolores County School District for Education Technology State grants.

 



 

HEALTHCARE: 

$300,785

 

US Department of Health and Human Services grant to Dove Creek Community Health Center to renovate and expand behavioral health services

 

$124,336

 

US Department of Health and Human Services grant to Dove Creek Community Health Center to pay for increased demand for services.