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Officials: Latest Rescue Plan Needs Structure

Cheyenne County is expecting funds totaling nearly $2 million from the federal government.

The problem is, so far no one knows what it can or cannot be used for, or the specific accountability needed.

In the April 19 meeting of the county commissioners, County Treasurer Shelley Bowlin proposed a resolution establishing Fund 2580 COVID American Rescue Plan. She said the county will be receiving a total of about $1.7 million in two installments.

“The first wave of it should hit in May,” Bowlin said.

The second payment is expected about 12 months later.

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