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Vigo County Council OKs Several Funding Measures

Vigo County

The Vigo County Council voted Tuesday evening on all of the 29 measures that were presented at last Thursday's sunshine meeting. The Council approved all ARPA funding requests presented at the sunshine meeting.

Renovating City Hall and a New Downtown Hotel Top New ARPA Projects Presented by Mayor Sakbun on Thursday

Terre Haute

One month into office, Mayor Brandon Sakbun has big plans for Terre Haute. The mayor unveiled nine projects that he said would bring the city into the future. The projects would spend the remaining ARPA dollars the city has left.

Vigo County Commissioners Award Two Schools with ARPA Funds

Vigo County

Vigo County Commissioners are giving two local colleges money from the American Rescue Plan fund. On Tuesday, commissioners approved a total of $1 million for two schools. Saint Mary of the Woods College will receive $500,000 for its equine studies program and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology will receive $500,000 for its Rose-Hulman Ventures program.

Happiness Bag Awarded $750K by County to Build a Bigger Facility

Vigo County

An expansion project for Happiness Bag received its final approval Tuesday.

Thrive West Central awards $442,000 for READI and $685,000 for ARPA

Vigo County

Thrive West Central is continuing to pave the way to the future of sustainable housing with its “Homes for the Future” program. This initiative focuses on producing quality, age-friendly homes throughout West Central Indiana, addressing the region's burgeoning demand for sustainable, future-ready housing.

Read the full press release.

Vigo County Council makes funding adjustments

Vigo County

Tribune-Star Also touches upon Wabash Valley Resources, ARPA fund disbursements. The Vigo County Council on Tuesday evening reallocated money to meet the needs of Adult Protective Services and the Juvenile Justice Center.

Terre Hate Council OKs zoning for 102 townhomes

Terre Haute

Tribune-Star The Terre Haute City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to rezone property southwest of Hulman and Fruitridge Streets in order to make way for the construction of 102 townhomes.

Thrive West Central collectively has $10 million to build affordable housing

Vigo County

WTHI More projects are getting started in the Wabash Valley. Thrive West Central is beginning its brand new housing initiative. It's paid for by American Rescue Plan money. The project will help address Vigo County's housing problem, to help the community grow.

Swope Art Museum requests $225K in ARPA funds - Here's what they have planned

Vigo County

WTHI The Swope Art Museum in Terre Haute is requesting $225,000 in ARPA funds for a number of building projects. The museum hopes to update its heating and cooling system for storage of the works it houses, its original 1948 elevator, and a new indoor fire escape system.

Vigo County, Terre Haute unveil ARPA funds tracking website

Vigo County

Tribune-Star Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett and the Vigo County Commissioners have developed a website to provide an update on how the $56.7 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds the city and county are dispersing.