Mission buys cleaning supplies, technology and public safety equipment with COVID-19 money
The Mission City Council approved the purchase of cleaning supplies, new technology and public safety equipment Monday afternoon — all paid for with federal coronavirus funds.
Hidalgo County received nearly $152 million through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.
The county handed out part of the money to cities. Mission received about $9.6 million.
The City Council approved spending part of the money Monday, authorizing city departments to buy coronavirus-related supplies and equipment.
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