RCC is supporting citizen and city leaders to partner with their counties to wisely invest new federal funds to build climate-resilient, low-carbon transportation, storm-water and electric vehicle infrastructure, energy efficient homes and businesses and communities, and reverse racial wealth gaps through small business and workforce development.

Update on Federal Funding Opportunities 

MN GreenStep Cities Federal Funding Update https://greenstep.pca.state.mn.us/node/104426

MNDOT

US Department of Transportation

MN Department of Commerce

MN Department of Employment and Economic Development

White House BUILD Resources

City-County Climate Action with Federal Infrastructure & Build Back Better Funds Thursday December 2 2021 Join us at 1pm or 6:30pm    Conversation with city & county staff, elected & citizen leaders.  AGENDA  

Briefing/Q & A on Federal Build Back Better & Infrastructure Funds that will becomeavailable for MN cities & counties  – Dr. Peter Wyckoff, Energy & Environment Advisor, Office of Senator Tina Smith &/or other MN Congressional Delegation staffers (pending BBB approval)

MN State Agency staff& County Commissioners share opportunities for coordinating & leveraging local investments. Topic Conversations – Transportation (E.V. Infrastructure, transit) Renewable Energy, Weatherization, Climate Resilience, Green Jobs/Workforce

U.S. Senate deal would boost Minnesota’s infrastructure
Senate plan promises billions for Minn. roads, bridges, public transportation, internet. By Hunter Woodall Star Tribune AUGUST 3, 2021

https://www.startribune.com/u-s-senate-deal-would-boost-minnesota-s-infrastructure/600084375/

What Minnesota’s delegation loves and hates about the Senate’s big infrastructure deal
In need of 60 votes to pass the evenly divided Senate, the bill is full of compromises.
By Ashley Hackett | Aug. 4, 2021 MINN POST Story