Morgan County Commission
100 E. Newton
Versailles, Missouri 65084
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 28, 2020
Morgan County is ready to deploy the CARES Act Political Subdivisions' Grant Program to provide funding to help the political subdivision's in Morgan County who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security ACT (CARES Act) passed on March 27, 2020 and signed by President Trump established the Coronavirus Relief Fund and appropriated $150 billion to the Coronavirus Relief Fund. This fund is to be used to make payments for specified uses to states and certain local governments. Morgan County received $2,419,959.00 to support the needs within Morgan County. Morgan County will use the guidelines provided by the U.S. Department of Treasury and the State of Missouri in making awards of the funds received under the CARES Act. Morgan County has developed a grant proposal process that will help the county support the needs of those entities that have been impacted by unexpected expenses to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
A copy of the grant application can be downloaded at https://www.loclg.org/morgancounty.htm
***All CARES ACT spending expires June 30, 2022