OGDENSBURG — The deadline for the initial round of programs from Ogdensburg residents looking to use American Rescue Strategy Act money for simple house repairs is 4 p.m. Friday.
The funding is getting issued by the town in its Specific Home Support system which has $260,000 allotted for town people. Federal ARPA money had been dispersed to municipalities across the country in an effort and hard work to assist offset losses from the COVID-19 pandemic, and the city was awarded a full of $1,068,179. The town so significantly obtained $535,177.
The software was unanimously authorised by the City Council and will enable town home owners make repairs to their houses and reimburse them up to $5,000 for exterior and inside projects.
“Due to the great constructive response to the Metropolis of Ogdensburg’s Community Guidance Plan Period 3 (Person Home Assistance), it is important to establish a cutoff day for the first spherical of purposes for the system,” Town Supervisor Stephen P. Jellie said in a information release.
Programs are out there on the city’s web page at www.ogdensburg.org or can be picked up at Town Hall from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday. Metropolis Hall is shut on Fridays.
Finished applications and expected documentation can be delivered to Deputy Clerk Brittanie J. Kelso, 330 Ford St., Space 4, Ogdensburg, by mail, in particular person or shipped to the City Corridor drop box to the remaining of the ramp on Caroline Road.
The software ought to be crammed out by the house owner and it will have to involve a skilled quote or printed content quote as nicely as evidence of full profits from 2020 and/or 2021.
Concluded application packets will commence to be reviewed on Monday, Mr. Jellie reported. Apps will proceed to be acknowledged right after the Friday deadline, but people programs will be reviewed in a next spherical if cash come to be accessible, according to the launch.
“My administration has made the revival of the Town of Ogdensburg its leading precedence and the most successful path to reviving the Town is for neighborhood federal government to help the persons of the City that get the job done so hard and could basically use a little boost following the two-calendar year battle with the economic impacts of the world pandemic,” Mayor Jeffrey M. Skelly reported in the launch.
Mr. Jellie and Mr. Skelly also termed for town people to get in touch with county legislators to find a further $260,000 from St. Lawrence County’s $20 million in ARPA funding to assistance fund the 2nd and long term rounds of the home improvement application.