American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA)

The Town of Sudbury will receive approximately $5.9 million over two years for “COVID-19 economic relief” from the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). ARPA funds may be used only toward the following categories: 

  • Support public health
  • Address COVID-19 economic impacts
  • Replace lost public sector revenue
  • Provide premium pay for essential workers
  • Invest in water, sewer, and broadband infrastructure for underserved communities

ARPA Quick Reference Guide US Department of the Treasury

Key Provisions of ARPA International City/County Management Association (ICMA)

Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Interim Final Rule – US Treasury

H.R.1319: American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 – US Congress


Public Input

A FlashVote survey was conducted in October 2021 to learn more about the priorities that Sudbury residents would like to see ARPA funds directed toward. ARPA Flashvote Results


ARPA Survey – Your Ideas
Sudbury residents, businesses, non-profits and other constituents have been invited to share their ideas for use of Sudbury’s ARPA funds. A town-wide American Rescue Plan Survey on Constant Contact was open through November 30, 2021.




Town Manager Considerations for Select Board – September 24, 2021

ARPA Sudbury Compiled Request Listing DRAFT – November 3, 2021 



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