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Franklin County officials would like to use federal COVID-19 stimulus money to improve emergency communication services, but they need to make sure it’s an allowable expenditure.

“We’re going to definitely look into that option if it’s doable,” Presiding Commissioner Tim Brinker said after a Thursday workshop meeting.

The county recently received just over $10 million, the first of two payments it will receive as part of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act. But officials are still not sure exactly what the money can be used on…