The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 was signed by President Barack Obama on February 17, 2009. This legislation provides a nearly $800 billion boost to the American economy. It includes funds to upgrade infrastructure, enhance energy independence, expand educational opportunities, preserve and improve affordable health care, provide tax relief, and protect those in greatest need.
This website is provided as a public service so Elk City citizens can understand where the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 dollars are locally allocated and how the funds are utilized to benefit the City of Elk City and its citizens.
Mayor Teresa Mullican, the City Commissioners, City Manager Gary Dumas, and the Elk City employees are committed to ensuring that the public is fully aware of how the stimulus dollars Elk City receives are being utilized. This is the public's money, so the City wants to ensure that citizens know where the money is going and how it is being spent.
Each week ,the City Manager meets with representatives from City Departments to discuss Elk City's participation in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The purpose of these meetings is to manage the development of local infrastructure projects financed through the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. It serves as a center for cross-agency coordination to secure federal Recovery and Reinvestment dollars and to track those expenditures.
Project #1 Industrial Park Access Improvements
Project #2 Elk City Water System Pipeline Expansion
For more information about The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act visit: www.recovery.gov