6 unique local government ARPA tech projects

Police cars that fight COVID-19 and software that watches water facilities are among some of the unique ARPA projects proposed by local government.

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As cities and counties begin to spend American Rescue Plan funding, most are placing an emphasis within their technology portfolios on core technology infrastructure and broadband expansion.

But there are also projects outside that scope that stand out for their unique character or unusual approach to the difficult challenges now faced by city and county governments. Here are a few of them.