Lyon County Commissioners to Discuss $6.16 Million in Federal Spending Under US Bailout Law | Carson City Nevada News
The Lyon County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to hold a special meeting on April 14, 2022 to determine how to spend approximately $6.16 million in American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) funding.
Lyon County is expected to receive a total of approximately $11.17 million and has already allocated approximately $5.01 million. Lyon County’s previous allocation included:
— $4,350,000 for water and sewer projects in Dayton, Silver Springs and Willow Creek.
— $50,000 for park repair and maintenance
– $8,500 to provide internet connection to county facilities and Smith Valley and Silver City
— 0,000 for personal protective equipment and COVID testing
— $500,000 for indigent relief, childcare assistance and behavioral health support
The board will be asked to prioritize the spending of remaining funding from projects brought in by staff and nonprofit organizations.
— $4.4 million to expand and redevelop Fernley Justice Court and Sheriff’s Substation
— $4.8 million to rehabilitate Ramsey-Weeks Cutoff
— $666,000 to improve security at the intersection of Miller Lane and Aiazzi Lane
— $1.7 million for the purchase of ambulances for fire protection districts
— $1.2 million to build a community center at Mound House
— $390,000 to remodel the Dayton Food Pantry
— $35,000 to equip the animal shelter for the sterilization program
— Unknown amount for the Sheriff’s Office motorcycle fleet
— Unknown amount to help Fernley with its community center
The Council will take requests and testimonials from staff and various non-profit groups to prioritize fundraising expenditures. The county of Lyon asks any non-profit group to submit their request to the office of county directors before April 4, 2022 at the latest at 4:00 p.m. Applications should be submitted by email to [email protected] or 27 South Main Street, Yerington, NV 89447.