OGDENSBURG — The deadline for the to start with round of apps from Ogdensburg people seeking to use American Rescue Program Act resources for basic dwelling repairs is 4 p.m. Friday.
The funding is remaining issued by the city in its Personal Family Aid plan which has $260,000 allotted for town inhabitants. Federal ARPA money experienced been distributed to municipalities across the nation in an effort to assist offset losses from the COVID-19 pandemic, and the town was awarded a complete of $1,068,179. The city so considerably acquired $535,177.
The software was unanimously authorized by the City Council and will aid metropolis home owners make repairs to their homes and reimburse them up to $5,000 for exterior and interior assignments.
“Due to the tremendous beneficial reaction to the City of Ogdensburg’s Neighborhood Assist Software Section 3 (Person Domestic Support), it is needed to set up a cutoff date for the initially spherical of programs for the application,” Metropolis Manager Stephen P. Jellie stated in a information launch.
Purposes are offered on the city’s web-site at www.ogdensburg.org or can be picked up at Metropolis Corridor from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday. Metropolis Corridor is shut on Fridays.
Done apps and demanded documentation can be sent to Deputy Clerk Brittanie J. Kelso, 330 Ford St., Area 4, Ogdensburg, by mail, in person or delivered to the City Corridor fall box to the still left of the ramp on Caroline Road.
The software ought to be stuffed out by the home owner and it need to contain a experienced quote or printed substance quote as perfectly as proof of total income from 2020 and/or 2021.
Concluded application packets will get started to be reviewed on Monday, Mr. Jellie reported. Purposes will continue to be accepted just after the Friday deadline, but those purposes will be reviewed in a next spherical if funds turn into out there, according to the launch.
“My administration has created the revival of the Metropolis of Ogdensburg its top rated priority and the most successful route to reviving the City is for area federal government to guidance the persons of the Town that work so challenging and could simply use a minimal raise soon after the two-yr fight with the financial impacts of the international pandemic,” Mayor Jeffrey M. Skelly claimed in the launch.
Mr. Jellie and Mr. Skelly also termed for town citizens to get in touch with county legislators to search for a different $260,000 from St. Lawrence County’s $20 million in ARPA funding to enable fund the second and foreseeable future rounds of the residence advancement system.