Gov. Polis Extends Disaster Funding For 30 More Days
Governor Jared Polis just announced the extension of the disaster declaration for COVID-19 in Colorado for another 30 days.
This Executive Order extends the state of disaster emergency and provides additional funds for response activities due to the presence of COVID-19 in Colorado. This Executive Order also extends the employment of the Colorado National Guard to support and provide planning resources to State and local authorities as they respond to the presence of COVID-19 in the State.
Gov. Jared Polis Press Release
According to the order, the extension will draw an additional $23 million from the Controlled Maintenance Trust Fund and be placed in the Disaster Emergency Fund to better support Colorado's pandemic response.
Use of the National Guard use will also be extended to “support and provide planning resources to state and local authorities."