Emergency Response (Covid-19 Pandemic)

FY 2021-22 Budget

Department Description

The Emergency Response Fund (19) was created in FY 2019-20 to track all personnel and operating spending in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Fund 19 is part of the General Fund and the revenues and expenditures are rolled into the General Fund group from an accounting standpoint.


There is no staffing recorded for Emergency Response. All staff from all departments charges a portion of their time to this fund when it is related to the Covid-19 response. Activities include staff time in contact tracing, facilities cleaning above and beyond the normal level, and food delivery to at risk residents.

Revenue Summary

In FY 2021-22, the Town received $50,000 in CARES Grant and is projected to receive an additional $280,000 from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA). Non-grant supported portions of the expenditures are supported by the General Fund.

Expenditure Summary

The FY 2021-22 Budget for Emergency Response assumes the continuation of the food delivery and facility cleaning performed by the Recreation Department Facility Attendants and Recreation Leaders ($35,000). It includes budget for supplies needed to reopen Town facilities ($36,400) and the weekly police station deep cleaning ($20,000).

Expenditure by Categories

Expenditure by Funds

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