Henry Sobanet, subpanel member, presented
the subpanel's proposed framework for the task force to use to evaluate
ARPA funding proposals (Attachment E). He reviewed the evaluation glossary
and the elements of the framework, including relevance to affected groups,
multi-year benefit, multiplier effect, administrative burden, start-up
costs, leveraging other efforts, and federal reporting/accountability.
Mr. Sobanet responded to a question regarding multiplier effects. The task
force discussed the elements of the framework and whether it would be valuable
to pre-screen any ARPA funding proposals using one of the elements. Mr.
Sobanet and Mr. Meyers discussed the one-time nature of ARPA funds. Senator
Moreno discussed incorporating an evaluation of sustainability into the