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American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

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American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 has provided funding for some Carroll County agencies and projects. Below is a list outlining those projects of which Carroll County Government is aware that have been granted funds through the federal act.

Note: Most recent change denoted in red

Department Project Description Funds Allocated
(Carroll Area Transit System)
Facilities and equipment:
   Bus radio system
   Computer work stations
   Wireless Internet on vehicles
   Bus equipment
   New lot/building/shelter
   Routing and dispatching software

   Small bus 16/2 replacement
   Small bus 12/2 replacement
   Small bus 16/2 replacement
   Support vehicles - 2 hybrid cars
   Small bus 12/2 replacement


 Total for CATS$1,569,703
Funding Source: Federal Transit Administration via MD Transit Administration/Dept. of Transportation
Public Works Pavement preservation Mill and overlay - Center Street, Gorsuch Road, Kate Wagner Road, Ridge Road, and portion of Woodbine Road (Includes reconstruction of sidewalk ramps to meet Americans with Disabilities Act within the project limits) $2,715,000
 Total for Public Works$2,715,000
Funding Source: US Department of Transportation via MD Department of Transportation, State Highway Administration
Economic Development
(Business Employment Resource Center)
Workforce Investment Act:
Dislocated Worker Program
Summer Youth Employment
Adult Program

 Total for BERC$588,322
Funding Source: U.S. Labor Dept. via MD Dept. of Labor, Licensing & Regulation
Westminster Police Department
Westminster Police Department

 Total for Westminster Police Department$71,303
Funding Source: U.S. Department of Justice
Citizen Services Weatherization Program
Human Services program
Bureau of Aging
Emergency Food and Shelter Program
Weatherization for eligible Allegheny Power customers
Housing assistance for low-income, non-elderly disabled member in household
Rental assistance program
Salvation Army - emergency shelter
HSP - Short-term housing assistance, eviction prevention and utility assistance
HSP - Domestic violence victim support services
Local Management Board - Carroll Mentoring


 Total for Citizen Services$2,084,810
Funding Sources: U.S Energy Dept. via MD Dept. of Housing and Community Development (five grants), U.S. Dept, of Housing and Urban Development via MD Dept. of Housing and Community Development, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services via MD Dept. of Aging, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency; U.S. Energy Dept via Allegheny Power; and U.S. Dept. of Justice via Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention.
Planning Energy Efficiency & Conservation Block Grant $684,100
 Total for Energy$684,100
Funding Source: U.S. Energy Dept.
Carroll County Sheriff's Office Mobile data computers and software for patrol cars operated by the Sheriff's Office, Hampstead, Manchester, Sykesville, Taneytown and Westminster Police Departments $597,440
 Total for Sheriff's Office$597,440
Funding Source: U.S. Dept. of Justice via Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention.
TOTAL FUNDS FOR CARROLL COUNTY as of 05/27/2010$8,253,257