Erie County Council Approves Tentative Plans to Distribute CARES Funds

Erie County Council Tuesday approved a tentative plan for the distribution of $24 million from a federal cares funding grant.

Under the plan, $5 million will be set aside for small businesses, and another $6.5 million will go to nonprofits.

Council members allocated 2.5 million dollars for Erie Events.

The plan also sets aside money for increased wifi access and PPE for high-touch businesses like dentists offices and childcare centers.

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