American Rescue Plan Funds

 

TML Resource Pages -- visit these pages for information relative to your specific municipality type

 

TML Annual Conference Presentations:

TN Finance & Administration -- ARPA Local Fiscal Recovery Fund Local Government Assistance (09/20/21)

Includes:

Local Government Technical Assistance Program

ECD overview of broadband infrastructure opportunities

TDEC overview of water & sewer infrastructure opportunities

National League of Cities -- ARPA: Local Fiscal Recovery Fund Guidance Update (09/20/21)

 

Metropolitan Cities

Bartlett, Bristol, Chattanooga, Clarksville, Cleveland, Collierville, Franklin, Hendersonville, Jackson, Johnson City, Kingsport, Knoxville, Memphis, Morristown, Murfreesboro, Nashville-Davidson, Oak Ridge, and Smyrna

Metropolitan cities include those municipalities with populations greater than 50,000 and cities that are designated principal cities of Metropolitan Statistical Areas.

 

Non-Entitlement Units

Non-Entitlement Units include those municipalities with populations of less than 50,000, excluding cities that are designated principal cities of Metropolitan Statistical Areas

Additional guidance is now available regarding non-entitlement units of local government (NEUs). (5/24/21)

 

Local Government Technical Assistance Program

The TN Department of Finance and Administration has scheduled a series of webinars to provide local governments with in-depth training on the State of Tennessee’s Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund. This training program will consist of a ten-week webinar series which will provide in-depth training on record-keeping, reporting and compliance with federal guidelines in accordance with the Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund. The webinars will take place weekly on Wednesdays at 11 a.m. central time from Sept. 15 through Nov.17, 2021, and will cover the following topics:

• 9/15/2021 – Overview of Local Fiscal Recover Fund & Your Responsibility
• 9/22/2021 – Treasury Reporting Requirements
• 9/29/2021 – Eligibility: Water & Sewer Infrastructure with TDEC
• 10/6/2021 – Eligibility: Broadband Infrastructure with ECD
• 10/13/2021 – Eligibility: Revenue Loss
• 10/20/2021 – Eligibility: Public Health Response
• 10/27/2021 – Eligibility: Economic Response
• 11/2/2021 – Eligibility: Equity-Based Services
• 11/10/2021 – Eligibility: Premium Pay
• 11/17/2021 – Spend Plan Development
 
To register for the training program, please follow the link below. Once you have completed and submitted the registration form, you will receive an email from no-reply@zoom.us which will contain a link that can be used to join all webinars in the series.

If you have any questions or need assistance registering for the webinars, please contact TNARPA.support@hornellp.com.

 

Additional Resource Pages:

US Treasury Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds

Recipient Compliance and Reporting Page Now Updated with Webinar Videos and Presentation Content (7/13/21)

Compliance and Reporting Guidance (6/18/21)

Recipient Compliance and Reporting Responsibilities (6/18/21)

US Treasury FAQs 

US Treasury Fact Sheet

Quick Reference Guide

Allocation for States (treasury.gov)

Allocation Methodology for NEUs (treasury.gov)

Allocation Methodology for Metropolitan Cities (treasury.gov

Press Release (5/10/21)

Questions to SLFRP@treasury.gov

 

National League of Cities

Using American Rescue Plan Act Funds for Water, Wastewater and Stormwater Infrastructure Projects (6/3/21) 

How to Spend Coronavirus State & Local Recovery Funds  (5/24/21) 

How to Use ARPA to Access Coronavirus State & Local Recovery Funds (5/24/21) 

How to Meet Reporting Requirements for Coronavirus State & Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (5/24/21)

How States Can Allocate Coronavirus State & Local Fiscal Recovery Funds to Local Governments (5/24/21) 

How to Use Coronavirus State & Local Fiscal Recovery Funds to Ease Budget Shortfalls (4/24/21)

Notes-on-State-and-Local-Allocation-Output-02.25.21.pdf (nlc.org)

Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund Treasury Dept. Guidance Webinar  UPDATE (5/24/21)

Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund Treasury Dept. Guidance Webinar (5/12/21) 

Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund Treasury Dept. Powerpoint from Webinar (5/12/21)

 

Tennessee's Comptroller of the Treasury

       Memo with Additional Guidance (7/9/21)

Memo on Interim Final Rule Guidance from Comptroller of the Treasury Jason Mumpower (5/13/21)

American Rescue Plan Act - Pre-Award Requirements Memo (4/21/21)

Email the Comptroller of the Treasury with your questions about the American Rescue Plan

TN Finance & Administration

Letter from Deputy Commissioner of Finance & Administration Eugene H. Neubert Dated (08/18/21)

Distribution Information for NEU Local Governments

 

TN Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) 

TDEC Draft Water Infrastructure Investment Plan (10/11/21)

TDEC has indicated that a final version of its Water Infrastructure Investment Plan will be released in mid-December.

TDEC ARP Page (9/13/21)

ARP Water & Wastewater Infrastructure (09/13/21)

Direct any questions, concerns, or suggestions to our dedicated TDEC ARP email address at TDEC.ARP@tn.gov