• Bill Raines

Washington County Commissioners Provide Volunteer Fire Departments and EMS with APRA Funding

WASHINGTON COUNTY - JUNE 14, 2022 - The Washington County Commissioners provided each the county's volunteer fire department American Rescue Plan Act funding.


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Washington County received $5.4 Million in ARPA funding and $2.7 Million was allocated to various projects and organizations in Washington County.


In records obtained by the Lawrence County Zephyr the Washington County Commissioners each volunteer fire department received $15,000 in funding.


  • Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department - $15,000

  • Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Department - $15,000

  • Blue River Fire District - $15,000

  • Brown - Vernon Fire District - $15,000

  • Gibson/Little York Volunteer Fire Department - $15,000

  • Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Department - $15,000

  • Jefferson Township Volunteer Fire Department - $15,000

  • Livonia Volunteer Fire Department - $15,000

  • Monroe Township Volunteer Fire Department - $15,000

  • Pierce/Polk Township Volunteer Fire Department - $15,000

  • Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department - $15,000

Crossroads Ambulance Service received $582,669 and another $108,197 in EMS equipment for the ambulance service. This included ventilators for the ambulance service.


Here is a breakdown of how much ARPA each county received:


  • Adams County, $6,949,263.00

  • Allen County, $73,674,384.00

  • Bartholomew County, $16,273,089.00

  • Benton County, $1,699,196.00

  • Blackford County, $2,283,854.00

  • Boone County, $13,177,707.00

  • Brown County, $2,931,444.00

  • Carroll County, $3,934,685.00

  • Cass County, $7,320,646.00

  • Clark County, $22,978,777.00

  • Clay County, $5,093,899.00

  • Clinton County, $6,293,126.00

  • Crawford County, $2,054,458.00

  • Daviess County, $6,478,041.00

  • DeKalb County, $8,444,509.00

  • Dearborn County, $9,606,637.00

  • Decatur County, $5,158,774.00

  • Delaware County, $22,169,386.00

  • Dubois County, $8,300,967.00

  • Elkhart County, $40,079,320.00

  • Fayette County, $4,487,293.00

  • Floyd County, $15,251,978.00

  • Fountain County, $3,175,019.00

  • Franklin County, $4,420,475.00

  • Fulton County, $3,879,715.00

  • Gibson County, $6,537,866.00

  • Grant County, $12,774,857.00

  • Greene County, $6,200,474.00

  • Hamilton County, $65,654,674.00

  • Hancock County, $15,183,218.00

  • Harrison County, $7,869,564.00

  • Hendricks County, $33,080,915.00

  • Henry County, $9,317,999.00

  • Howard County, $16,033,204.00

  • Huntington County, $7,093,582.00

  • Jackson County, $8,591,353.00

  • Jasper County, $6,519,025.00

  • Jay County, $3,969,453.00

  • Jefferson County, $6,275,450.00

  • Jennings County, $5,387,199.00

  • Johnson County, $30,722,086.00

  • Knox County, $7,107,956.00

  • Kosciusko County, $15,433,397.00

  • LaGrange County, $7,694,555.00

  • LaPorte County, $21,344,456.00

  • Lake County, $94,301,324.00

  • Lawrence County, $8,812,591.00

  • Madison County, $25,167,259.00

  • Marion County, $187,358,746.00

  • Marshall County, $8,985,074.00

  • Martin County, $1,991,914.00

  • Miami County, $6,898,567.00

  • Monroe County, $28,830,982.00

  • Montgomery County, $7,446,707.00

  • Morgan County, $13,691,662.00

  • Newton County, $2,716,228.00

  • Noble County, $9,273,712.00

  • Ohio County, $1,141,150.00

  • Orange County, $3,816,005.00

  • Owen County, $4,039,962.00

  • Parke County, $3,289,814.00

  • Perry County, $3,723,354.00

  • Pike County, $2,406,418.00

  • Porter County, $33,096,066.00

  • Posey County, $4,938,897.00

  • Pulaski County, $2,399,425.00

  • Putnam County, $7,298,697.00

  • Randolph County, $4,790,887.00

  • Ripley County, $5,501,605.00

  • Rush County, $3,220,665.00

  • Scott County, $4,637,050.00

  • Shelby County, $8,688,084.00

  • Spencer County, $3,938,570.00

  • St. Joseph County, $52,799,014.00

  • Starke County, $4,466,509.00

  • Steuben County, $6,719,479.00

  • Sullivan County, $4,014,711.00

  • Switzerland County, $2,088,256.00

  • Tippecanoe County, $38,018,646.00

  • Tipton County, $2,942,321.00

  • Union County, $1,370,157.00

  • Vanderburgh County, $35,244,730.00

  • Vermillion County, $3,010,305.00

  • Vigo County, $20,790,877.00

  • Wabash County, $6,020,610.00

  • Warren County, $1,605,379.00

  • Warrick County, $12,236,623.00

  • Washington County, $5,445,664.00

  • Wayne County, $12,797,195.00

  • Wells County, $5,496,166.00

  • White County, $4,681,531.00

  • Whitley County, $6,597,109.00

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