Local Government Expense Reimbursement - FEMA Grant Application Act 137 of 2020<https://legislature.vermont.gov/Documents/2020/Docs/BILLS/H-0966/H-0966%20As%20Passed%20by%20Both%20House%20and%20Senate%20Unofficial.pdf> includes various reimbursements and grants for entities directly related to COVID-19, using the Federal CARES Act funding for Vermont. Section 7 of the Act, the Local Government Expense Reimbursement (LGER), appropriates $13 million in grants to units of local government to reimburse eligible COVID-19 expenses incurred between March 1 and December 30, 2020. Expenses are only eligible for reimbursement through the LGER Grant to the extent that they are not covered by insurance or other federal funding sources, including funding provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Therefore, it is imperative that your unit of local government apply for FEMA funding for those expenses which are eligible through the FEMA Public Assistance program prior to submitting your application for the Local Government Expense Reimbursement (LGER). Note that for FEMA-eligible costs, LGER will cover the 25% non-FEMA match. For more information on how to apply for FEMA funding, go to https://vem.vermont.gov/applicant<https://nam10.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fvem.vermont.gov%2Fapplicant&data=02%7C01%7Chthompson%40guidehouse.com%7C5f24fe4bda324c3b834b08d827515ce2%7C4ee48f43e15d4f4aad55d0990aac660e%7C1%7C0%7C637302577723926436&sdata=rnFuatO3afzAfcKrX6fYL9Y1aEDkHglr%2FX8f4jTtGY8%3D&reserved=0>. More information and application guidance for the LGER Grant will be available soon. Jill Remick | Director Property Valuation and Review Division | Vermont Department of Taxes (802) 828-6639 | 133 State Street | Montpelier, VT 05633-1401 | tax.vermont.gov This email may contain confidential tax information. The information is intended only for use by the individual or entity addressee. If you are not the intended recipient, you are prohibited from any disclosure, copying, distribution or the taking of any action in reliance on the contents of this information, and any such action would subject you to civil and/or criminal prosecution under state and Federal confidentiality laws. If you received this email in error, immediately delete this email and contact us at 802-828-6639 or [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> for further instructions.