Greene County Commission grants CARES Act money

Local entities benefit from federal dollars in the time of COVID pandemic
The Greene County Commission recently approved 59 grant application for funding by the CARES Act Relief Fund. To date, more than $19 million has been handed out to applicants who applied for the government funds thanks to a need brought forth by the pandemic. The commission will eventually distribute a total of $34.4 million to county applicants. The following is a list of applicants of local interest, the amount they were granted and the grant’s purpose.
- Ash Grove School District - $120,350 for technology, supplies and custodian.
- Battlefield Fire District - $6,327.50 for reusable face masks and water bottle refill stations.
- City of Battlefield - $2,376.51 for payroll and PPE supplies.
- City of Republic - $26,263.39 for operations and payroll.
- City of Springfield - $2,170,227.41 for payroll and COVID-related expenses.
- Greene County Clerk - $189,332.91 for COVID supplies, cleaning, automatic mail opener.
- Greene County Extension - $957.00 for shields, masks and scanning thermometer.
- Republic Schools - $310,108.39 for PPE, technology and supplies.
- Walnut Grove School District - $61,181 for payroll and technology.
- Willard Fire District - $880.06 for PPE.
- Willard Public Schools - $344,472.51 for PPE, technology and supplies.


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