(573) 785-6402
Butler, Reynolds, and Ripley County CARES Act Application

The Ozark Foothills Regional Planning Commission (OFRPC) is administering the CARES Act funds received by Butler, Reynolds, and Ripley Counties and is now accepting applications for CARES Act fund reimbursement requests.

Initially, for the first round of funding, local governments and political subdivisions located within Butler and Ripley Counties will be eligible to apply. Applications for the first round of funding must be based on requests for reimbursement of eligible expenses or costs already incurred during the period March 1 through May 31, 2020 and must satisfy the requirements of the CARES Act and Treasury guidance.  Applicants will be required to submit sufficient supporting documentation such as invoices, receipts, and proof of payment.

Applications for the first round of funding are due on June 15, 2020 for Butler County, July 10, 2020 for Reynolds County, and June 19, 2020 for Ripley County.  The OFRPC will review the applications for completeness (including supporting documentation), compliance with the CARES Act requirements and Treasury guidance, with final award decisions made by each county by the end of July.  Award recipients will be required to enter into a written agreement with the County prior to disbursement of awarded funds.

Questions regarding the application process or completed applications may be directed to Alan Lutes, Ozark Foothills Regional Planning Commission, 573-785-6402 or alan@ofrpc.org, 3019 Fair Street, Poplar Bluff, MO 63901. Applications must be RECEIVED by the June 15, 2020 for Butler County, July 10, 2020 for Reynolds County, and June 19, 2020 for Ripley County deadline through one of the above contact methods.