FALLS CITY - The Richardson County Board held a public hearing regarding use of American Rescue Plan Act funds.

Persons speaking at the March 15 hearing included:

Lucas Froeschl of Falls City EDGE, $400,000

City of Humboldt councilman Larry Stauffer and Humboldt Mayor Robert Mendenhall for the Humboldt Volunteer Rescue purchase of ambulance $260,000.

Pastor Jerry Yount and Pastor Tim Boatright for Richardson County House of Hope transitional house for $350,000

Gayle Swisegood, Dale Yoesel, Andy Meinzer, Dean Stevens, Neal Frost, Larry Fisher and Rodney Joy for the East Richardson County Rural Water District No. 2, improvement project, $499,613.

Shannon Hoymeyer for the Village of Rulo, Rulo Public Library for $51,860.

Steve Johansen for the Richardson County Drainage District No. 7 for levee stabilization and improvements for $194,315.

The board is expected to make formal decisions regarding funds at its March 29 meeting.