Greenfield Mayor hears from public on ARPA spending suggestions

Franklin County

GREENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Mayor of Greenfield is looking for the public’s input on how to spend more than $5 million from the American Rescue Plan Act.

During a listening session Monday night, Mayor Roxann Wedegartner explained how the money can be spent. Here’s a look a few of the options:

  • Hiring an additional health inspector or nurse
  • New public restrooms
  • Improving community outdoor spaces
  • Assistance to small businesses
  • Merit pay for eligible essential workers

If you missed Monday night’s meeting, a Greenfield resident and want to provide suggestions on potential projects, email, and include “ARPA Suggestions” in the subject line.

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