ARPA Training Information

Below is the video presentation of the TDEM/ARPA Training Class that was held on June 28, 2023, in the Historic Courthouse’s Commissioners Courtroom.

On the left-hand side of this presentation are all the handouts that were shared during the class.

  • Finance Presentation- TDEM Slide show presentation
  • Reference Resources- TDEM list of resources
  • ARPA handout from TDEM- list of 10 procurement mistakes
  • Activity Log- Ellis County documentation to account for anything associated with the funds. It will record all grant spending for all personnel and equipment. SAMPLE- how to track your employees and equipment.
  • W9- Ellis County requirement for establishing a new vendor
  • Conflict of Interest Questionnaire- Ellis County requirement for establishing a new vendor
  • Pre-Audit checklist for ARPA packet- includes the W9 and CIQ for easier forwarding to vendors

****Contract Update: Contracts are being prepared to go out to each individual organization. Since they are specialized to what was specifically requested, they are done individually and must be approved by our legal department after we make those adjustments. Some contracts have gone out, so please be patient with us as we prepare the rest.