County to distribute $13.2 million in COVID-19 aid to cities, townships

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – Montgomery County received $13.2 million in COVID-19 emergency aid and will begin distribution to cities and townships soon.

County Auditor Karl Keith said that 31 cities and townships in the county will receive a portion of this aid. The City of Dayton will receive the largest share, 62.2 percent of the relief funds, which is $8.2 million.

The funding comes from the federal CARES Act, which established a $150 billion Coronavirus Relief Fund. A bill signed by Governor Mike DeWine dictates that $350 million in relief funding provided to the state will be distributed to Ohio’s local governments through their county auditors.

Each city or township must have its legislative body pass a resolution requesting the funds from the county auditor before they can receive their share of the distribution. These funds can only be use d for unexpected expenditures incurred due to COVID-19 after March 1, 2020.

Kettering, Huber Heights, Riverside, Trotwood and Centerville will get the next largest portions of the funds:

  • Kettering: $783,000
  • Huber Heights: $529,000
  • Riverside: $359,000
  • Trotwood: $349,000
  • Centerville: $340,000

A table outlining the amount of funding each jurisdiction will receive can be reviewed below.


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