Bangor approves one other $2 million in pandemic reduction funding 

Bangor metropolis councilors ostensibly devoted one other $2.2 million in pandemic reduction funding to 4 native organizations that plan to make use of the cash to protect and broaden baby care and add low-income housing for individuals with a psychological well being prognosis, amongst different endeavors.

The funds permitted throughout a metropolis council workshop on Monday had been the most recent purposes for pandemic reduction funding to be determined upon. Councilors had one other 4 purposes on the agenda to be thought-about on Monday, however these had been postponed to subsequent week for lack of time.

The council has spent latest months combing by means of 60 requests for a chunk of the greater than $20 million the town obtained from the American Rescue Plan Act, which Congress handed in 2021. Town had about $8.3 million left to spend previous to Monday’s choices.