NAPA (CBS SF/BCN) — Napa County expects to receive $13 million in federal funding as soon as this month, a county official told the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.

The county will receive the money from the American Rescue Plan Act, the federal COVID-19 relief bill passed by Congress and signed by President Joe Biden, Assistant County Executive Officer Becky Craig told the board.

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The sum is half the anticipated funding to be allocated to Napa County; the remainder will arrive next year and must be spent by Dec. 31, 2024.

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Craig said the board plans to hold a workshop in the coming weeks to gather input on how to use the funds.

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