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City of Springfield Awards over $30 Million in ARPA Funds

The Springfield City Council has allocated over $30 million for various projects and area improvements.

On Wednesday, $31 million was awarded, with an additional $7 million set aside for future projects to assist with homelessness in the city.

Springfield has nearly $40 million in funds granted to them from the American Rescue Plan Act passed in 2021.

A total of 10 projects will be granted funds, which are expected to be formally approved in August.

The list of projects, and the amounts they have been granted, include:

  • Jordan Creek Renewal Project- $500,000
  • Cooper/Killian Park- $7.3 million
  • City-wide Housing Study- $500,000
  • Grand Street Underpass- $750,000
  • Restore SGF Project- $1 million
  • Historic City Hall Renovation- $4 million
  • Art Museum Education Wing- $3 million
  • Ozark Greenways Chadwick Flyer Trail- $3 million
  • Homeless Projects- $7 million
  • Boys and Girls Clubs- $2 million