Thanks to the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, the U.S. Department of the Treasury says Potter and Randall Counties and the City of Amarillo will all be receiving funds
Potter County will be receiving $22.8 million, Randall County will receive $26.7 million and the City of Amarillo will receive between $39 and $42 million.
The American Rescue Plan can use the funds for supporting public health expenditures, address negative economic impacts caused by the public health emergency, replace lost public sector revenue, or infrastructure projects/.
The finance teams of both Amarillo and Potter County are trying to determine where the funds will go.
The City of Amarillo will be holding a public meeting on May 17th that will include both counties as well to receive input from the public on how they would like the city to use those funds.