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Nodaway County Hazard Mitigation Plan Public Survey Open
Become part of the planning process and take the 5 question survey about the impact of natural hazards in Nodaway County. Please visit the Nodaway County Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Public Survey. Nodaway County and the Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments appreciate your opinions!

The next planning meeting is scheduled for April 25, 2018 at the Nodaway County Administration Building at 6:00. Join us to help plan to make Nodaway County safer from the impact of the next natural hazard event. Call Linda Laderoute 660-582-5121 for more information.

Solid Waste Management District Announces 
Fiscal Year 2019 Grant Availability
The Northwest Missouri Solid Waste Management District has grant funds available from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources Solid Waste Management Program to distribute to both public and private entities throughout Atchison, Gentry, Holt, Nodaway, and Worth Counties. The grant funds are intended to reduce the amount of waste entering the local waste stream and facilitate recycling. Some examples of projects include the purchase of wood chippers, aluminum and cardboard balers, forklifts, trailers, recycling bins, composting and other organic recycling projects. District Grant funds have also been used for outdoor classrooms, recycling education, rubberized track or playground surfaces and recycling business expansion.

Those individuals or entities interested in applying for funds for a waste reduction or recycling project may contact Linda Laderoute at (660) 582-5121 or e-mail linda@nwmorcog.org for more information or to request an application packet. The application is posted online at http://www.nwmorcog.org.

Applications must be received by Monday, April 2, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.
Please deliver or mail original and seven copies of the completed application to:
Northwest Missouri Solid Waste Management District, Region A
114 West Third Street, Maryville, MO 64468

New Position Available: Workforce Development Director
The Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments, Maryville, Missouri is seeking a Workforce Development Director. This position is primarily responsible for the operations of the Missouri Job Center in Maryville.  This includes the implementation of both State and Federal Employment and Training programs, individual case management, and some supervisory and scheduling duties. Main programs associated with this role include, but are not limited to, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the Wagner-Peyser Act. Case management services are provided for the Adult, Dislocated Worker, and Youth programs.
Click here for more information.

AMEC Hazard Mitigation Plans Posted
The Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments has been coordinating with the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives (AMEC) to update the original 2012 Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan for Missouri's Electric Cooperatives. There is a Plan for each of the distribution cooperatives; each of the generation and transmissions cooperatives; and one generation cooperative that together make up the AMEC.

The individual Plans are posted on the AMEC Hazard Mitigation page of this website for public review and comment.

Click here to see the list of Plans.

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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