The Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) Office released the Local Government Spending Report this week.  In the Executive Summary MMB reveals the plan was, "to distribute $841 million of the state's federal Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) allotment to local governments to support COVID-19 relief efforts."

Twelve eligible cities and 261 eligible towns did not request distributions.

"The State of Minnesota distributed $837,728,966, or 99.5%, of the original allotment to local governments between July 6 and October 16, 2020.  The remaining $3,735,034, or 0.5% was not requested by local governments and will be re-purposed to aid the state's COVID-19 relief efforts."

"As of December 15, (2020), cities and towns have reported returning $9,411,931to the counties and $223,804 to hospitals in Hennepin and Ramsey Counties.  Counties have reported returning $904,584 to the State."

"The three largest expenditure categories for local governments were; Payroll for Public Health and Safety Employees, Small Business Assistance, and budgeted Personnel and Services Diverted to a Substantially Different Use."

"As of December 15, 1,413, or 87% of the 1,615 local governments that received funds have submitted an accepted final report to MMB.

See what your ciity or county did.

Cities listed alphabetically:

  • Apple Valley $4,025,355 funds received     same Total Expenses Reported
  • Blooming Prairie  $150,078 received    same Total Expenses
  • Burnsville       $4,720,595                      same Total Expenses
  • Byron                $437,713                      same Total Expenses
  • Cannon Falls    $310,327                      same Total Expenses
  • Claremont           $40,307                      same Total Expenses
  • Dodge Center   $208,240                      same Total Expenses
  • Eagan             $5,149,281                     same Total Expenses
  • Dundas              $118,360                     same Total Expenses
  • Elko New Market  $359,298                  same  Total Expenses
  • Ellendale           $50,629                        same Total Expenses
  • Elysian              $53,642                        same Total Expenses
  • Faribault        $1,799,427                       same Total Expenses
  • Farmington    $1,723,785                       same Total Expenses
  • Goodhue              $87,771                     same Total Expenses
  • Hampton              $53,190                     same Total Expenses
  • Hartland               $23,205                     same Total Expenses
  • Hayfield              $101,107                     same Total Expenses
  • Henderson           $69,690                     same Total Expenses
  • Janesville           $174,940                     same Total Expenses
  • Kasson               $490,013                     same Total Expenses
  • Kenyon               $138,325                    same Total Expenses
  • Lake City            $390,187                    same Total Expenses
  • Lakeville          $4,846,940                    same Total Expenses
  • Lecenter             $190,159                    same Total Expenses
  • Lesueur              $380,217                    same Total Expenses
  • Lonsdale            $311,005                    same Total Expenses
  • Mankato          $3,282,650                    same Total Expenses
  • Mantorville            $92,066                    same Total Expenses
  • Mazeppa               $65,998                    same Total Expenses
  • Medford                 $96,737                    $95,705 Expenses Reported
  • Montgomery        $231,973                    same Total Expenses
  • Morristown             $74,964                    same Total Expenses
  • Nerstrand               $23,280                    same Total Expenses
  • New Prague        $606,941                     same Total Expenses
  • New Richland       $90,785                      same Total Expenses
  • North Mankato  $1,059,209                    same Total Expenses
  • Northfield          $1,538,900                    same Total Expenses
  • Oronoco              $113,236                     $109,159 Expenses Reported
  • Owatonna         $1,965,401                    same Total Expenses
  • Pemberton            $17,102                     $9,326 Expenses Reported
  • Pine Island           $257,664                    same Total Expenses
  • Randolph                $35,410                    same Total Expenses
  • Red Wing           $1,244,772                   same Total Expenses
  • Rochester           $8,848,261                   same Total Expenses
  • Rosemount         $1,833,933                   same Total Expenses
  • Savage               $2,366,212                   same Total Expenses
  • Shakopee           $3,127,073                   same Total Expenses
  • Wabasha               $189,481                   same Total Expenses
  • Waldorf                   $16,952                    same Total Expenses
  • Wanamingo            $82,648                    same Total Expenses
  • Waseca                $680,097                    same Total Expenses
  • Waterville             $142,694                    same Total Expenses
  • West Concord        $58,464                    same Total Expenses
  • Zumbrota             $260,903                     same Total Expenses

Counties listed alphabetically:

  • Dakota County      $52,006,073 CRF       $52,234,464 Expenses
  • Dodge County         $2,532,644                 $2,527,669
  • Goodhue County     $5,657,070                 $5,713,526
  • Le Sueur County     $3,467,980                 $3,759,767
  • Olmsted County     $19,094,680               $19,384,301
  • Rice County              $8,048,470                $8,288,021
  • Scott County           $17,719,998              $18,443,177
  • Steele County            $4,479,147               $4,544,397
  • Wabasha County       $2,657,219               $2,682,109
  • Waseca County         $2,272,501               $2,308.195

Local Governments without an Accepted Final Spending Report as of 5:00 p.m. December 15, 2020:

  • Kilkenny Township
  • Medford Township
  • New Richland Township
  • Pine Island Township
  • Summit Township
  • Warsaw Township
  • Webster Township
  • Wells Township
  • Wheeling Township

Communities and Counties listed are in the KDHL listening area if you want to read the entire report it's here.

 

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