HENRY COUNTY, GA. – May 14, 2020 –Henry County Manager Cheri Hobson Matthews announced at the May 5 meeting that the county would be receiving various reimbursement funds related to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic that has affected countries across the globe.

Hobson-Matthews made the presentation during the County manager comment portion of last week’s Board of Commissioner’s meeting and detailed that several departments would be receiving funds. Those departments are listed below:

• Henry County Airport will receive approximately $69,000 from the Federal Aviation Administration 
• Elections will receive a 90 percent reimbursement, up to $3,000 for Personal Protective Equipment and 75 percent reimbursement up to $3,000 for dropboxes from the Georgia Secretary of State
• Community Development will receive $704,701 from Housing and Urban Development
• Courts will receive funding from the District Attorney through the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council for emergency victim counseling
• Library System will receive $4,047 from the Georgia Public Library Service
• E-911 will receive $2,669,991 from FEMA or GEMA
• Henry County Police Department will receive two reimbursements. One in the amount of $98,000 from the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the other amount will be determined from the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council
• Senior Services will receive funds from the Community Foundation for the reimbursement of meals
• Transit Department will receive $2.7 million from CARES Act

For more information on Henry County, visit henrycounty-ga.com.