Clallam County commissioners to consider rescue funds for utility assistance

PORT ANGELES — Clallam County commissioners will consider releasing $350,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funds to Clallam County Public Utility District for residential and commercial utility assistance Tuesday.

The business meeting will begin at 10 a.m. in Room 160 at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St. in Port Angeles.

It can be viewed at www.clallam.net/features/meetings.html.

Clallam County received $15.02 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds for the coronavirus pandemic in May, according to an executive summary.

PUD officials requested $1.77 million in county-administered ARPA funds for broadband and water infrastructure projects and $350,000 to fund utility arrearages in a June 21 work session.

County commissioners will discuss the subrecipient agreement with Clallam County PUD in a work session at 9 a.m. today.

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