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Community Development Block Grant Cycle Opening Soon

The Missouri Department of Economic Development’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program has released information regarding the next grant cycle for the following five categories: General Infrastructure, Community Facilities, Demolition, Downtown Revitalization, and Workforce Training. If your community has a CDBG project currently open that is two years or older from grant award, then the grant MUST be closed by January 31, 2022, to be eligible to apply. Regional Council staff will be attending a virtual training session on October 14 to learn of any new application guidelines. If your community is interested in one of the categories offered in this round of CDBG funding, please reach out to us via phone to 660-582-5121 or you may email the following: Jerri Dearmont at jerri@nwmorcog.org; Kim Mildward at kim@nwmorcog.org; or Amy Dowis at amy@nwmorcog.org.


Regional Council 2021 Annual Report and Directory of Public Officials

The Annual Report for the Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments is now available. This includes a directory of elected officials for the local jurisdictions within our five-county region. This document can be accessed with this LINK.


Updated “How to Recycle” Brochure Available

Information about hazardous waste collection dates, click HERE

Information about local recycling options HERE

For more information contact Robin


Regional Council Office Hours

Our hours of operation will be Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Additionally, the office will be closed for lunch each day from Noon to 12:30 pm. 


Maryville Job Center Office Hours Changing

Starting July 1st, the Maryville Job Center will be closed to the public on Mondays and Fridays. The new hours of operation will be Tuesday through Thursday, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Additionally, the Job Center will be closed for lunch each day from Noon to 12:30 pm. 


Worth County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Continues

The Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments (RCOG) has hosted a series of meetings focusing on the 5-year update for Worth County’s Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. The Kickoff meeting was held March 29, followed by a Risk Assessment discussion on May 24. The next meeting was held July 26. All interested citizens and public officials of Worth County are invited to give input on the plan. For more information, click the button below.

Please contact Amy Dowis at the Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments, (660) 582-5121, ext. 3 or by e-mail at amy@nwmorcog.org with questions.


Holt County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Draft ready to review

The Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments (RCOG) has hosted a series of meetings focusing on the 5-year update for Holt County’s Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. The Kickoff meeting was March 29, followed by a Risk Assessment discussion on May 24. The last meeting was held July 26. All interested citizens and public officials of Holt County were invited to provide input on updating the plan. For more information, click the button below.

Please contact Amy Dowis at the Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments, (660) 582-5121, ext. 3 or by e-mail at amy@nwmorcog.org with questions.


Request for Public Input on American Rescue Plan Project Prioritization

With the enactment of the American Rescue Plan (ARP), each of our jurisdictions will be receiving funds soon and we wanted to reach out to get some public input on how you think those funds should be used. Please click the button below to give us your thoughts, which we will share with our community partners. Thank You!


Business Continuity Workshop Presentation

The Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments and Northwest Missouri State University sponsored this event for local businesses that have been impacted by the current pandemic. View a recording of the presentation below. The presentation begins at around the 3:00 mark.


Gentry County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Approved

The State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have approved the Gentry County Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Update. The Plan will be in effect for five years and will expire March 11, 2026.

The Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments would like to thank everyone who participated in the Plan update process. To view the complete Press Release or to access a copy of the Plan, please use the links below:


Watch the Large Event Planning Workshop


 

RCOG Updates Member Services Brochure

The Regional Council is excited to share our newly updated Member Services brochure. If you’re not familiar with the array of services we offer, now is your chance to find out more about them. Hard copies of the brochure are available at the Regional Council office in Maryville and will soon be available at courthouses and other locations throughout our five county area.