Tulsa County has approved for allocation more than $57 million in federal COVID relief funding

(TULSA WORLD) Three months after receiving nearly $114 million in federal coronavirus relief funds for distribution, Tulsa County has approved the expenditure of 51% of the money.

The county received $113.7 million from the $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security — or CARES — Act in late April. As of Friday, the Board of County Commissioners had approved $57.8 million in allocations.

“I think we’ve pushed it out in a remarkable amount of time,” said County Commission Chairman Ron Peters. “I‘m pleased with the effort of everyone involved.”

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