Colorado Economic Recovery and Accountability

Montezuma County


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MONTEZUMA 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), which serves Montezuma, Dolores, Archuleta, La Plata, 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 onetime grant to help prevent homelessness by paying past due rent or mortgage or to help families get into permanent affordable rental housing.

 

$311,343.73

 

Extra 13 percent in food stamp benefits to about 2,600 people in Montezuma County between April 1- October 31, 2009.

 

$41,952

 

Grant to the San Juan Basin Area Agency on Aging to serve meals to low-income seniors in congregate settings.

 

$1,312

 

Grant to the County of Montezuma to distribute food to low-income people.

 



 

PUBLIC SAFETY:

$22,117

 

Justice Assistance grant to Montezuma County for law enforcement programs.

 

$13,992

 

Justice Assistance grant to the City of Cortez

 

$55,289

 

Justice Assistance grant to the City of Cortez Police Department for their Interoperable Communications program.

 

$140,798

 

Justice Assistance grant to the City of Cortez for their Offender Re-Entry Program

 

$76,000

 

Justice Assistance grant to the City of Cortez Police Department for their 22nd J.D. Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force program.

 

$394,428

 

Grant to the Montezuma County Sheriff's Department for their Operation “Screening for Success” program under the Recovery Act Assistance to Rural Law Enforcement to Combat Crime & Drugs Competitive Grant Program.

 



 

TRANSPORTATION:

$11,461,273

 

Grant for 9.2 miles of aggregate surface course and roadway reconditioning on Louis Lake Road.

 



 

WORKFORCE SERVICES AND UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS:

$326,918

 

Workforce Investment Act Funds for job training to the Southwest County Region, which includes Montezuma, Dolores, La Plata, San Juan, and Archuleta counties.

 

$162,272

 

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

 

$2,846,142

 

Extra 20 weeks of benefits, through the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program, for 511 people (as of June 30, 2010) in Montezuma Count.

 

$767,850

 

Extra $25 per week in unemployment benefits through the Federal Additional Compensation program, for 1,262 people (as of June 30, 2010) in Montezuma County

 

$285,901

 

Additional 13 weeks of unemployment benefits through a new state law given to 84 people as of June 30, 2010 in Montezuma County

 



 

ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT: 

$265,000

 

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

 

$1,134,951

 

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

 

$1,521,288

 

US Department of the Interior grant to Montezuma Valley Irrigation Company for the Lone Pine Canal Piping Project. The project involves replacing 25,000 linear feet of existing Lone Pine Canal with buried HDPE pipe. The objective is to reduce salinity contributions to the Colorado River resulting from seepage from the Lone Pine Canal.

 

$2,375

 

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

 



 

EDUCATION: 

$573,117

 

Title I funds for services to Montezuma County schools (Montezuma-Cortez Re-1, Dolores Re-4A and Mancos Re-6) with high percentages of low- income students

 

$21,491

 

Title II-D formula funds to Montezuma County schools (Montezuma-Cortez Re-1, Dolores Re-4A and Mancos Re-6) for technology improvements

 

$828,471

 

IDEA Part B funds to the Southwest BOCES for services to disabled students in Montezuma and Dolores counties

 

$29,447

 

IDEA funds to the Southwest BOCES for services to disabled pre-school students in Montezuma and Dolores counties

 



 

SMALL BUSINESS SERVICES:

$444,000              Loans to Montezuma County businesses through the U.S. Small Business Administration

 

HOUSING: 

$67,871

 

US Department of Housing and Urban Development grant through the Public Housing Capital Fund to the County of Montezuma Housing Authority.

 

$597,467

 

US Department of Housing and Urban Development Housing Payment Assistance grant to Ute Mountain Housing Authority.

 

$22,295

 

HUD Housing Payment Assistance grant to Montezuma County Housing Authority