Montcalm County commissioners

Commissioners opine on ARPA money at township meetings

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The debate among Montcalm County commissioners regarding how to distribute American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) money to local municipalities spilled over into at least two township board meetings last week.

Commissioner Chris Johnston of Crystal Township voted “no” on May 9 to approve the county’s APRA Committee recommendations regarding park money distribution. Johnston elaborated on his vote during last Wednesday’s Crystal Township Board meeting.