Miami County Administration Building

Miami County Administration Building

Miami County officials would like to hear how residents, communities, businesses, schools, and organizations have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Residents are being encouraged to share their stories through an online survey.

The county must put together a plan for the state to show how the county intends to allocate nearly $7 million in COVID-19 Relief Funds (CRF). The county has partnered with the University of Kansas and All in for Kansas Kids to gather stories from county residents through an online survey: https://ourtomorro.ws/MiamiRepublic.

The survey deadline is Wednesday, July 15. The deadline for the survey is short because the county has until Aug. 15 to inform the state how the funds will be used, according to a county news release.

The survey is part of a process that also will include an economic analysis to help understand how Miami County is faring in the wake of the pandemic, as well as facilitated workshops focused on five distinct areas: workforce development and business stabilization; education; human and family services; digital access, and housing assistance, according to the release.

The project will culminate with proposals to be reviewed by the Miami County Commission, which will determine how funding will be allocated. The deadline in which all CRF awards must be spent is Dec. 30, according to the release.

News Editor Doug Carder can be reached at (913) 294-2311 or doug.carder@miconews.com.

(1) comment

under duress

[angry]the citizens told you how they felt about this and your mandatory mask ruling..

you didnt hear them..you ignored them

youre only asking us because you feel you should

not that you intend to listen..

you proved that in the recent mask mandatory ruling.

you do what you want the citizens dont matter..

you proved that too..

so this is the truth..

you are cowtowing to the governor for money..

you stomped on the citizens rights for money.

you sold us for a mere 30 pieces of silver..

the bs stimulus that you will have to pay back

by raising our taxes is why you mandated the masks.

not because you care about the citizens at all..

you did it for the money!!

you ppl in office need to go..dereliction of your duties..

you failed to protect those who elected you..

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