NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — The City of Norfolk is asking for residents’ input on how to spend $154.1 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding.

The city hopes to get community feedback to help develop a plan for using the funding. The city manager will then bring a recommendation for a plan to City Council for consideration.

Once members receive the proposed plan, City Council will hold a public hearing on the topic.

There are multiple ways residents can give their feedback: comment card drop boxes are in multiple locations in the city, and two City Council members will host a virtual town hall meeting.

Residents can also use the online survey, the Prioritize tool or email the city at to share their priorities for ARPA funding.

The virtual town hall meeting will be hosted by Councilwoman Andria McClellan and Councilwoman Danica Royster on Thursday, Jan. 27 at 6 p.m.

To sign up to speak at the virtual town hall, residents must register with the clerk’s office by 3 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 27, by calling (757) 664-4253 or emailing Residents should specify whether they’ll participate online or over the phone.

The meeting will be held via WebEx.

To join the meeting:

The drop boxes are located at:

  • Calvert Square Envision Center
  • People First Office
  • Mary D. Pretlow Anchor Branch Library
  • Jordan- Newby Anchor Branch Library
  • Richard A. Tucker Memorial Library
  • Berkley Recreation Center
  • East Ocean View Recreation Center
  • Lambert’s Point Community Center
  • Norview Community Center
  • Huntersville Multi-Service Center

ARPA funding tools and information is available at