American Rescue Plan Funding Appropriations

Congressional House Resolution 1319, better known as the American Rescue Plan, was signed into law on March 11, 2021. This piece of legislation provides funding to local governments in order to assist in responding to the COVID-19 public health emergency.

  • The Town is anticipated to receive a cumulative total of $5,227,178.00 in Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds.
  • The Town has recently received the first round of funding under this appropriation of approximately $2.6 million and expects to receive the remaining 50 percent of its allocation sometime around May of 2022.

Guidance on How American Rescue Plan Funds may be Used


Town Council's Expenditure Plan

Based upon the guidance that has been issued thus far by the United States Department of the Treasury, conversations with the South Carolina Municipal Association, the International City/County Managers Association, the Government Finance Officers Association, and a review of potential/planned expenditures from other similar South Carolina jurisdictions, Town Council has approved the following expenditures:

  1. Address negative economic impacts caused by the public health emergency
  2. Replace lost public sector revenue and target funds to the following:
  3. Invest in water, sewer, and broadband infrastructure

Total = $5,227,178

Overview of Funding Areas


How Do I Apply for Funds?

Information on applying for funds will be forthcoming.


Resources


Questions?

Contact our Finance Director, John Troyer, at JohnTr@hiltonheadislandsc.gov or 843-341-4650.