May 2021 Issue of Newtown News Update
Welcome to the May, 2021, issue of Newtown News Update. Back issues and subscribing information can be found here. The opinions expressed here are solely the those of John Mack and do not reflect the opinions of any other person or entity.
It's Raining COVID Relief Money! How Should Newtown Spend It? Infrastructure? Replace lost revenue? Better communications? Bonuses to first responders?
This issue covers the permissible uses of funds from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which was signed into law by President Biden on March 11, 2021. It also presents the latest results of a survey of nearly 400 Newtown Township residents on their opinions as to what the money - about $1.93 million coming to Newtown - SHOULD be spent on.
NOTE: On June 29, 2021, the Township recieved the first depost totalling $1,024,920.93.
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