NH Recovery Informational Meeting
NH Recovery How the Federal Stimulus Effects Businesses, Schools, Municipalities, and Non-Profits
A representative of each of New Hampshire’s:
- schools, colleges, and universities,
- cities, and
- non-profit organizations
is invited to attend this informational meeting on April 7th, 2009 on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). This event is designed to acquaint businesses, municipalities, schools, and non-profit organizations with ARRA, and to provide information on where to find detailed information on the 80 or so ARRA funded programs that are expected to benefit New Hampshire. ARRA provides New Hampshire with many opportunities to put people to work and to bring other benefits to the people of the State. Funds are primarily allocated through existing programs. Information is being posted on this Web site as it becomes available.
- University of New Hampshire, Strafford Hall
- Live Via video simulcast at seven convenient locations across the State
- Via Web cast into your office/home (limited to 500, must be registered)
When: Tuesday April 7, 2009, check-in starts at 12:30 PM, the program starts promptly at 1:00 PM.
Who: Registered participants representing non-profits, cities and towns, schools, colleges, universities, and businesses.
What: An overview of ARRA, the Stimulus Bill, and information on where to get detailed information on specific programs.
How: Register using the links below. Attendance will be limited to registered participants. An opportunity to present questions in advance, and information on how to participate by Web-cast will be available during the registration process.
New Hampshire is applying three principles as we put people to work with stimulus funds:
- Accountability– Users of ARRA funds will follow all rules precisely
- Transparency – New Hampshire’s taxpayers will know how their tax dollars are used.
- Prudency – Funds will be used to bring lasting value to the people of New Hampshire
Online registration is required for all locations. Registration will be open until Friday, April 3rd, 2009 or when capacity is filled.
- 12:30-1:00 Registration
- 1:00-1:05 Introduction of Governor Lynch by UNH President Huddleston
- 1:05-1:15 Remarks by Governor John H. Lynch
- 1:15-1:35 Introduction to ARRA by Director of Office of Economic Stimulus Bud Fitch
- 1:35-1:55 Remarks on Education by Commissioner Lyonel B Tracy
- 1:55-2:15 Remarks on Municipalities by Maura Carroll, Chief Legal Counsel, New Hampshire Municipal Association.
- 2:15-2:35 Remarks on Non-Profits by Katie Merrow, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation
- 2:35-3:00 Remarks on Business by the Department of Resources and Economic Development
- 3:00-3:10 Break – Final opportunity to submit questions
- 3:10-3:30 ARRA Next Steps by Director of Office of Economic Stimulus Bud Fitch
- 3:30-4:00 Question and Answer with Director of Office Economic Stimulus Bud Fitch
- 4:00-4:30 Reception
For additional information and to register, select on the the following:
Web cast - Via Web cast into your office/home (limited to 500, must be registered)
We look forward to your participation on April 7th, 2009 and to our continued collaboration in putting New Hampshire to work.