FDL County Board Approves Over $2 Million In ARPA Funds Dispersal

The FDL County Board tackled a full agenda Tuesday night, and it included approval of over $2 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding dispersal.

$525,000 will be released to the Fond du Lac County Department of Community Programs for the creation of two full-time positions of Staff Psychiatric Social Worker.

The Board also authorized releasing $500,000 in ARPA funding to St. Vincent de Paul of Fond du Lac County for the construction and development of the homeless shelter known as the St. Katharine Drexel Shelter.

Also approved was $500,000 designated for the Fond du Lac campus of Moraine Park Technical College, for the construction and development of an Automation, Innovation, and Robotics Center. The center would be a joint venture with UW-Extension Education, Agriculture and Recreation Committee.

The Fond du Lac County Board also approve $500,000 in funds be designated for the new Boys and Girls Club of the Tri-County Area center to be located in Ripon. The new center would serve children in Ripon and the surrounding area.