City of Jackson Mississippi
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009
Federal Economic Stimulus
The City of Jackson ARRA Website provides information to the general public on funds received to date, those proposals submitted and funding awards are pending and a list of those ARRA proposals submitted and funding was denied. Our goal is to manage ARRA funds and to have an open and transparent flow of information on how these funds improve the environment and enhance the quality of life in our community.
STIMULUS DOLLARS AT WORK IN THE CITY OF JACKSON
FUNDING TO DATE
$ 1,789,300: U. S. Department of Energy
Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant
Funds available in the Department of Public Works to develop LED conversions for traffic signals, street and aerial lighting; mechanical upgrades and retrofit to city buildings and other facilities, expand energy management and monitoring; training for city employees on energy conservation awareness and energy efficiency interventions such as caulking windows, insulating attics and hot water pipes, and stripping windows and doors to reduce the consumptions of energy in low-income neighborhoods.
$ 3,355,477: U. S. Department of Transportation
Transportation Metropolitan Planning Organization Entitlement Program
Funds available in the Department of Public Works to resurface 2.5 miles of Northside Drive from Jackson city limits to Medgar Evers Boulevard and 2 miles of Maddox Road from Highway 18 to John R. Lynch Street. The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) provides project management and oversight for program implementation and ARRA compliance.
$ 1,031,154: U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Homeless Prevention Grant
Funds available in the Department of Planning and Development to partner with
the Jackson Housing Authority to prevent homelessness by paying rent, utility
assistance, and other housing related costs for families who have been impacted by the
economic downturn. Families who are homeless will be assisted with shelter.
$ 674,273: U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
Funds available in the Department of Planning and Development for public
facilities activities to address erosion and flooding along the Eubanks Creek.
$ 3,461,148: U. S. Department of Transportation/Federal Transit Administration
Section 5307 Urbanized Area Formula Funds
Funds available in the Department of Planning and Development to complete
the construction of the JATRAN Administration and Maintenance Facility. The
facility will accommodate approximately sixty (60) buses, and other activities to
include, routine repairs, HVAC repairs, preventive maintenance inspection, oil change,
fueling, bus wash, break and tire inspection, and electronic work.
$ 157,284: U. S. Department of Labor
Senior Service America, Inc.
Funds were available in the Department of Human and Cultural Services to provide
training and employment opportunities to senior Americans age 55 years and older.
$ 101,649: U. S. Department of Health and Human Services
Funds available in the Department of Human and Cultural Services to provide
senior services through the Central Mississippi Planning and Development District
(CMPDD) for hot meals to seven Senior Centers and two Nutrition Sites.
$ 1,633,850: U. S. Department of Justice
Department of Justice Byrne Justice Assistance
Funds available in the Jackson Police Department (JPD) for public facility activities to renovate two buildings, the Crime Lab and the JPD Training Academy and the inter-local governmental agreement between the City of Jackson and Hind County for crime prevention equipment, vehicles and professional staff.
$2,900,000: U. S. Department of Homeland Security
Staffing for Adequate Fire Emergency Response (SAFER)AFER)
$32,000,000: U. S. Department of Transportation/TIGER II
Lynch Street Extension: Multi Modal Partnership.
$ 29,000,000: U. S. Department of Commerce
Citywide Wireless Broadband and Public Internet Access for underserved neighborhoods at 21 sites in the city and surrounding metropolitan area .
$ 6,000,000: U. S. Department of Energy
$ 18,046,659: U. S. Department of Transportation/TIGER I
West County Line Road Intermodal Transportation Corridor.
$ 58,500,000: U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Neighborhood Stabilization in Six Neighborhoods.
$ 8,400,000: U. S. Department of Homeland Security
Jackson Fire Department to complete construction of six fire stations.
Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER)
- City of Jackson ARRA Contact Information
Ms. Ivory L. Williams
Deputy Chief Administrative Officer