Since the outbreak of this global health crisis, we have been in constant communication with municipalities, including frequent contact regarding the process and need for information for federal reimbursements.  The administration has set aside $75 million of the CRF to aid municipalities throughout this crisis.

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Please be advised that provisions under H.R. 133 - An Act to promote economic partnership and cooperation between the United States and Mexico have extended the date by which you are able to make expenditures with CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Funds to December 31, 2021.  This applies to the funds received under the Municipal CRF Program.  It is up to the municipality how you reflect the accounting of this funding.

 

H.R. 133 - An Act to promote economic partnership and cooperation between the United States and Mexico

Division M – Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021

Title X – Miscellaneous

Sec. 1001. Coronavirus Relief Fund Extension.

Extends the date by which state and local governments much make expenditures with CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund awards from December 30, 2020 to December 31, 2021.

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      July 1 – December 30, 2020 Claim Period:

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The Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) includes funds for Connecticut governments to pay costs incurred in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Office of Policy and Management (OPM) has established the Municipal Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Program to reimburse municipalities for such costs.

  • The following materials are provided for your reference:
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    • You may apply for your CRF Municipal Claim via the OPM application portal.  Note that required file uploads must be in PDF format.