The American Rescue Plan (ARP) was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Biden on March 11, 2021. Access more information about the ARP at mn.gov/ARP.
Minnesota cities, counties, and towns will receive an estimated $2.132 billion in Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (LFRF) as part of the ARP. This report details distributions made by the State of Minnesota to local governments.
Governor Walz and legislative leaders agreed to create the COVID-19 Flexible Response Account on June 30, 2021, with a beginning balance of $425 million. This report outlines eligible expenditures under federal guidance for the State Fiscal Recovery Funds as part of the ARP. These reports are distributed monthly to members of the Legislative COVID-19 Response Commission.
The U.S. Treasury requires the State of Minnesota to submit an annual Recovery Plan Performance Report that provides information on ARP-funded projects. This report describes how the state ensure program outcomes are achieved in an effective and equitable manner. More information on the Recovery Plan Performance Report, including a template and guiding principles, can be found on the U.S. Treasury's website for state, local, and tribal governments.