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General ARPA Information and Resources

Find information about project and expenditure report deadlines, project eligibility criteria, and resource links below.



1. Project & Expenditure Report: The U.S. Treasury revised the deadline for submissions:


a. For Metro Cities, the report is due on January 31, 2022

b. For Non-Entitlement Units of Government (NEUs), the report is due on April 30, 2022


2. Project Eligibility


  • Support public health expenditures, by funding COVID-19 mitigation efforts, medical expenses, behavioral healthcare, and certain public health and safety staff.


  • Address negative economic impacts caused by the public health emergency, including economic harms to workers, households, small businesses, impacted industries, and the public sector


  • Replace lost public sector revenue, using this funding to provide government services to the extent of the reduction in revenue experienced due to the pandemic


  • Provide premium pay for essential workers, offering additional support to those who have borne and will bear the greatest health risks because of their service in critical infrastructure sectors.


  • Invest in water, sewer, and broadband infrastructure, making necessary investments to improve access to clean drinking water, support vital wastewater and storm water infrastructure, and to expand access to broadband internet.

3. Resource Links


a. U.S. Treasury State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund Webpage

b. U.S. Treasury State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund FAQs

c. U.S. Treasury Portal User Guide for Recipients

d. U.S. Treasury Compliance & Reporting Guidance

e. State of Illinois Non-Entitlement Unit Webpage

f. Cook County ARPA Webpage

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