In March 2009, the Federal government allocated the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds to each State. The ARRA funds are disseminated to the City through the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments. The City will be receiving approximately $3.7 million for eligible transportation projects.
Staff has identified three projects for expenditure of these funds.
|Road Overlay & Maintenance||$2,674,796|
|Access Ramp & Sidewalk Maintenance||$800,000|
|Pedestrian Countdown Timers & Battery Backup Upgrades||$300,000|
Additional information regarding funding received by the Santa Barbara County Association of Government be found at the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments. Additional information regarding Recover Act funding opportunities for transportation can be found at the Department of Transportation.