Announcement OPR Announces American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Seminar for Local Governments

Published: 4/5/2022

OPR is pleased to announce a three-hour in-depth seminar to help local governments comply with recent American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. This free webinar will be hosted by OPR and presented by CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen).

At the end of the session, you will be able to:

  • Identify how to apply the most recent Treasury guidance including the final rule release
  • Describe and implement common practices in Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (CSLFRF) grant management
  • Identify eligible uses of funds
  • Identify compliance issues and common pitfalls

Remember to also register for OPR’s 2022 Federal Grants Webinar Series for more opportunities to learn about the federal grants process.

Seminar Agenda

9:00 a.m.–9:05 a.m.
Welcome, Housekeeping, Continuing Professional Education (CPE) info on how to obtain Group Internet Based (GIB) credit, and introductions
9:05 a.m.–10:50 a.m.
ARPA – General Presentation
Presenters: Hannah York and Shawn McGoldrick
This session will cover the latest guidance available from the U.S. Department of the Treasury on Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds and how to implement grant management best practices. We will discuss the eligible uses of these funds including public sector revenue loss, responding to negative economic impacts, public health, premium pay for essential workers, water, sewer & broadband infrastructure, administrative costs, and capital expenditures. We will also discuss common pitfalls in compliance and the most frequently asked questions.
10:50 a.m.–11:05 a.m.
11:05 a.m.–11:55 a.m.
CLA ARPA Portal Solution Demonstration and ARPA Reporting
Presenters: Shawn McGoldrick and Allison Slife

11:05 a.m.–11:25 a.m. | CLA ARPA Portal Solution Demonstration

11:25 a.m.–11:55 a.m. | ARPA Reporting

11:55 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Q&A and Closing

Webinar Details

Who should attend this program?

Governmental staff involved in CSLFRF grant management

Continuing Professional Education (CPE)

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Program level: Overview
  • Advance preparation: None
  • Delivery method: Group Internet Based
  • Recommended CPE: 3 credits Specialized Knowledge

NASBA Statement

CliftonLarsonAllen LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

CPE Sponsor Policies

For more information regarding CliftonLarsonAllen’s CPE Sponsor policies, contact

For More Information

Amy Miller
Amy Miller is the Federal Grant Administrator at OPR, where she serves as a primary point of contact for information on federal grants and serves as a coordinator to manage and maximize federal grant opportunities within the state..