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Cole County Commission to talk about CARES Act funding

COLE COUNTY, Mo. (KMIZ)

The Cole County Commission is set to talk about CARES Act funding at its meeting Thursday.

Cole County got roughly $9 million in federal funding to help with COVID-19 expenses and will talk about approving some requests for that money.

Jefferson City submitted 31 applications for close to $1.5 million in that funding. The city wants to use the funding for technology, safety improvements for city buildings and to cover the more than $60,000 the city incurred in COVID-19 expenses.

The Jefferson City Fire Department also submitted applications for the money. The department asked for nearly $45,000 for personal protective equipment, decontamination equipment and a comprehensive system to improve communication throughout the county.

You can watch the commission's full meeting in the player below.

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Brittany Wiley

Brittany Wiley joined ABC 17 News in December 2018 as a full-time reporter. She anchors weekend morning broadcasts and reports in the early evening during the week.

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