Lansing plans $50 million ARPA spending; $1M for guaranteed income pilot

(The Center Square) – After Lansing shut down parks because of COVID-19, the city may now spend $3.2 million of federal COVID-19 funds to fund playgrounds.

Lansing Mayor Andy Schor plans to spend nearly $50 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds. He plans to present the plan Tuesday night.

The spending proposal is here , and includes $1 million for a guaranteed income pilot through fiscal year 2024; $665,000 for gun violence prevention through the Advance Peace program and the Department of Neighborhoods, Arts & Citizen Engagement; $1.1 million for Economic Development grants; and $987,500 for United Way […]

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