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3/18/2015  Missouri Community Betterment
The Regional Council will partner with Missouri Community Betterment to host an informational meeting starting at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. The dinner meeting will be held at the Nodaway County Administration Center located at 403 N. Market St. in Maryville.
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This educational meeting is open to any community representative in northwest Missouri that would like to learn more about involvement in Missouri Community Betterment and hear from local and state experts on how to make improvements in their community. The cost to attend the workshop is $15 per person from communities that currently participate in the Missouri Community Betterment program or $20 per person from non-participating communities. Dinner will be provided. Five dollars per person from non-participating communities will be donated to the Missouri Community Betterment Educational Fund. Pre-registration to attend the meeting is required by April 10 and registration forms are available at the following links:
2015 MCB Final Agenda     Registration Forms

3/12/2015  Nodaway Business Climate Survey
The Northwest Regional Council of Governments is currently conducting a survey of businesses in Nodaway County to determine impacts from the closure of Energizer Battery Inc.
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Information collected will be used by our partners to coordinate free programs, workshops and training events for businesses in the area. Individual survey responses are confidential and will not be shared or distributed. Partners in this effort include: Missouri Career Center-Maryville, Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce, www.surveymonkey.com/r/nodaway

3/12/2015  HHW Collections
For more details on what is applicable for the waste collection, click here. Small Composting Ad.JPG

3/12/2015  FY'16 Solid Waste Grant call open
The FY’16 grant cycle for Solid Waste District grants opened on February 2. The Northwest Missouri Regional Solid Waste Management District will have $47,500 of grant funds from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources Solid Waste Management Program to fund recycling and waste reduction projects in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors throughout Atchison, Gentry, Holt, Nodaway, and Worth counties.
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The grant funds are intended to reduce the amount of solid waste entering the local waste stream and/or to facilitate recycling. Any individual or organization with a project to reduce, reuse or recycle such items as: paper, aluminium, organic waste, plastics, electronics or other recyclable materials can submit an application and may be awarded funds to support their project. Applications are due on April 6, 2015. The competitive review process and acceptance by the State continues through April, May and June. Successful applicants usually begin new projects at the beginning of the 2016 fiscal year, July 1, 2015. For more information or an application, contact Linda Laderoute at linda@nwmorcog.org or call 660-582-5121.
FY2016 Application Here     Application Guidelines Here     Grant Evaluation Criteria Here

1/30/2015  Atchison County Hazard Mitigation Plan Draft 2015 Available
The pdf file is available here . (14.4 Mb, slowly loads)

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Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments
114 W. Third St. | Maryville, MO 64468
Phone: (660) 582-5121     |     Fax: (660) 582-7264