Local aid numbers are updated!
Many municipalities are unable to take advantage of the “lost revenue” provisions of the ARPA bill. This is due to federal policy.
We are pleased to announce that the state’s positive financial position combined with additional federal support has allowed the legislature to make new contributions to Watertown’s health, housing, and environmental programs.
We are pleased to announce that the state’s positive financial position has allowed the legislature to make new contributions to Belmont’s capital improvement program — supporting forward movement on the library, the skating rink, public housing and economic development.
ARPA allocated $5.3 billion in Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Funds to Massachusetts.
Update on Coronavirus local aid as of August 2021.