American Rescue Plan Act

Annual ARPA Report (7/29/22) [PDF]

As part of the federal government's American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) passed to help communities recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, Delaware County will receive an estimated $110 million in new funding. The County can use this one-time and unprecedented funding on a broad array of critically important projects, including:

  • Responding to the COVID-19 public health emergency and its negative economic impacts
  • Investments in water, sewer, and broadband infrastructure
  • Improving and expanding government services, including expanding economic development and job attraction efforts and improving pay for essential workers who have worked throughout the COVID-19 pandemic

To learn more, please listen to County Executive Director Howard Lazarus discuss the enormous opportunity these new funds present.

To make decisions about how best to use these funds, Delaware County Council wants to hear directly from Delaware County residents and business owners about their priorities. Please email ideas and suggestions to

Mailed copies can be sent to:

ARPA Public Suggestions
c/o Howard Lazarus, Executive Director
Delaware County Courthouse and Government Center
201 W. Front St., Media, PA 19063

Thank you in advance for your participation. Together, we will build a stronger future for us all and
continue to be DELCO STRONG.


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Delaware County, presently consisting of over 184 square miles divided into forty-nine municipalities is the oldest settled section of Pennsylvania.

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