The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) was signed into law on March 11, 2021. Within the package, the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund contains approximately $350 billion in federal assistance for states, territories, tribes, counties and municipalities. $65.1 billion is allocated for direct funding to all counties.
The Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund includes direct federal aid to all counties, a broad range of use of the recovery funds, the allowance for lost revenues in the most recent full fiscal year on the local level and a deadline of December 31, 2024 to expend funds.
Martin County's allocation of funds is $31 million. A partial disbursement of $15 million has been received by the county.