This category includes administrative costs, critical infrastructure improvements and workforce solutions needed for the City to implement recovery-related programs and support community members and businesses impacted by the pandemic.
Funding for repairs to prolong the lifespan and structural integrity of parking structures.
Spent to Date: $20,264
*Bids for this project came in significantly higher than anticipated. To cover the increased costs, funding for Parking Structure Security Upgrades was pivoted to this project, along with underspend from the MHRT program.
This project will allow the City to perform planning to address cybersecurity needs.
Spent to Date: $41,279
*Budget decreased as some funds were moved to COVID Hybrid Meeting Spaces and Community Wifi
Multifactor authentication (MFA) rolled out throughout the City organization, a key security upgrade.
The project will focus on updating spaces within the City to support hybrid meetings and improve Wi-Fi access at Cultural Services and Recreation Facilities.
Spent to Date: $826,645
*Budget increased as some funds were moved from Cyber Risk Management
Wi-Fi upgrades to 7 public spaces are in progress
The project funds upgrades to Municipal Court’s technology and systems to improve their accessibility and efficiency, making it easier for customers and staff to complete tasks.
Spent to Date: $0
Additional staff to backlog of hiring and workforce management action items within the City to ensure programs have the staff necessary to accomplish outcomes.
This program has also been funded by ARPA dollars in the 2023-2024 budget.
Spent to Date: $189,232
- Additional staff capacity has reduced time it takes to fill open positions
- January – March 2023, 59+ positions filled
- Open positions posted on 20+ websites and job centers to attract diverse talent
Funds to support the development of a comprehensive crisis communications plan for the City that can be applied for a variety of different emergency events.
Spent to Date: $9,240
Information coming soon
Staffing, outreach and administrative costs for the oversight and implementation of the Resilient Recovery Plan, including the deployment and monitoring of ARPA funds.
Spent to Date: $431,753
Additional Purchasing staff to support recovery-related contracts, service agreements and bids. This role is critical to ensuring additional work occurring to support recovery can move forward in a timely manner and adhere to City and federal spending rules.
Spent to Date: $0
These funds are allocated for use on transformational regional projects related to childcare and homelessness. Additional details about specific projects supported by these funds will be added as projects progress.
Spent to Date: $0
Short-term funds to support ongoing pandemic communications in 2021, as well as supporting outreach and public engagement efforts for the development of the Resilient Recovery Plan.
Spent to Date: $50,000
Additional information about these ARPA-funded projects, along with all of the programs funded in the City’s 2023-2024 Budget can be found on the City’s Budget Website.
About Recovery Dashboard
This dashboard is a snapshot of the Fort Collins community’s progress in achieving recovery as laid out in the Resilient Recovery Plan and includes projects funded by the City’s $28.1 million of federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF).
- Status: Defines if the project is complete, in progress or no started. Please note many projects in progress may not have spent funds but are in the planning and launching phases.
- Spent to Date: Amount of funding spent on the project thus far.
- Allocated: Amount of ARPA SLFRF dollars budgeted for a particular project.
- Metric: Piece of data that demonstrates the outcome and impact of a project.
- ARPA: American Rescue Plan Act, federal act passed in March 2021, established $1.9 trillion in COVID-19 relief funding. The City received $28.1M of ARPA funds in 2021.
- ARPA Funds: ARPA Funds or American Rescue Plan Act Funds refers to the funds the City of Fort Collins has received from the federal American Rescue Plan Act. In the majority of cases, ARPA Funds is used as shorthand to refer to the $28.1 million SLFRF received by the City
- SLFRF: State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). $360B was allocated via SLFRF to state and local governments to assist with recovery. The City of Fort Collins received $28.1 million SLFRF funds for pandemic response and recovery.