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Covid 19 Relief & Recovery Grants Available

Covid 19 Relief & Recovery Grants for Small Businesses and the Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism Industry are launched in Holyoke $800,000 in American Rescue Plan Act Funds allocated by Acting Mayor Terence Murphy to address the local negative economic impacts of the pandemic to be distributed as grants  HOLYOKE – As part of his initial … Continued

Citywide Mask Mandate to Go into Effect 10/6/2021

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS  CITY OF HOLYOKE  BOARD OF HEALTH  COVID-19 MANDATORY POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR WEARING  OF MASKS OR OTHER FACE COVERINGS IN  THE CITY OF HOLYOKE  WHEREAS, the Delta variants are now accounting for approximately 99% of positive cases in Massachusetts (source https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#variant-proportions) and cases have appeared in Holyoke and WHEREAS, these variants are … Continued

Notice of Availability – ARPA Round II

Acting Mayor Terry Murphy In conjunction with the City of Holyoke Office for Community Development Notice of Availability of American Rescue Recovery Act Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Round II – $3,850,000.00 (County funds) Date of Notice: September 14, 2021 Round II ARPA consists of $3.85 million allocated to the City of Holyoke by the … Continued

City of Holyoke Seeks Citizens Advisory Committee Members

City of Holyoke Seeks Citizens Advisory Committee Members July 29, 2021   The City of Holyoke seeks residents to serve on the volunteer Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) to assist the Office for Community Development in identifying community development and housing needs in the City and to review federal grant applications and make funding recommendations to the … Continued

ARPA Public Comment Period Extended to noon on 7/26/21

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD – Extended to July 26 @ Noon The Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds will be administered by the City of Holyoke Office for Community Development with the assistance of the Mayor’s Office, Treasurer’s Office, and Auditor’s Office consistent with the administration of the Community Development Block Grant funds.    Coronavirus State … Continued

ARPA Grant Proposal Deadline Extended

ARPA Grant Proposal Deadline Extended Date of Notice:  June 1, 2021 Date of Revision:  June 16, 2021  June 16, 2021 Updates The application deadline is extended to June 28, 2021, at 6:00 pm EST.   The character length limits for each response have been added to each question. At this time, the city is not accepting applications from … Continued

Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Funds 

Acting Mayor Terry Murphy  In conjunction with the City of Holyoke Office for Community Development  Notice of Availability  of  American Rescue Recovery Act  Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Funds  Date of Notice: June 1, 2021  The United States Department of the Treasury has issued an Interim Finale Rule (31 CFR Part 35) to implement  the Coronavirus … Continued

Updates to MA Travel Restrictions

Hello All, There have been a few updates to the travel restrictions that Massachusetts has in place. The COVID-19 Travel Order and the list of exemptions can be found here: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-travel-order If you have recovered from COVID-19, or have been completely vaccinated for COVID-19, you may be exempt from the requirement to quarantine for 10 … Continued

Update from the Board of Health

Hello All, I know it’s been a while since I’ve sent out an update, so I’ll summarize some of the new information and changes. First and foremost, the vaccine rollout is moving slower than initially anticipated. The driving factor behind all of the delays and the slow rollout is vaccine supply. There simply is not … Continued

Update from the Board of Health

Hello All, It has been a few weeks since my last correspondence and I thought I would provide an update of where Holyoke is at as it relates to the pandemic. To begin, these communications are going to shift away from a direct focus on the metrics. The case counts are so far beyond what … Continued

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