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Tampa Bay Newspapers: Witt O'Brien's Hired to Expedite Financial Recovery Through the American Rescue Plan

Media Coverage Sep 23 2021

By TOM GERMOND, TBN Correspondent

Sep 23, 2021


DUNEDIN — Infrastructure, affordable housing, economic development, public safety and community services. City officials have plenty of ideas for use of about $18.3 million in funding through the the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

"It's a gift, to be sure. There's a lot we need to do," City Manager Jennifer Bramley said at the City Commission's meeting Sept. 2.

Commissioners didn't flinch when asked to approve a $361,000 contract for consulting services pertaining to compliance with the American Rescue Plan Act.

The contract is with Witt O'Brien's, which is based in Washington, D.C. The firm is also providing consulting services for the county regarding its share of the funding, which is about $189 million.

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