September 3, 2021

Navajo County plunks down grant money for broadband master plan

Author: Peter Aleshire Special to the Independent

The Navajo County Board of Supervisors has agreed to spend $400,000 in federal pandemic relief funding on continuing to develop a master plan to improve broadband service throughout the county.
Navajo County enjoyed a nearly $22-million windfall this year as a result of several pandemic relief packages approved by Congress.
A big chunk of that money went to the public health department to cope with the impact of the pandemic — including a mass vaccination program. The vaccination effort so far h