New officer will oversee county's ARPA dollars
Last updated 12/31/2021 at 10:51am
Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers has appointed Kara Main-Hester to serve as the chief recovery and resilience officer for Snohomish County.
Main-Hester currently serves as the deputy director of the Snohomish County Office of Recovery and Resilience (ORR). In her new role, starting Jan. 3, Main-Hester will lead ORR and will oversee the allocation and implementation of the $160 million Snohomish County received in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars.
Current Chief recovery and Resilience Officer Mike Fong has taken a job in the federal government.
"I'm excited to step in...