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Regional Council Job Opportunity:

Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments is seeking applicants for a full-time position for a Grant Administrative Assistant/Environmental Planner to work in the Maryville, Missouri office. The right person will work with a variety of Federal, State and Local agencies to assist our region to improve infrastructure needs, manage the solid waste program, and include general office duties. Our agency serves a five-county area consisting of 39 communities.

Excellent multi-tasking, organization, and phone/customer service etiquette required. HS Diploma required, prefer 1-3 years of related experience but training will be provided. Salary range is $35,568 – $38,000, dependent on qualification, with an excellent benefits package. If you like to help people and work with communities, this is a great opportunity for you to get started with a career in administration. The Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For a full job description, click here. Deadline for consideration is June 15, 2022.
To apply for the position, please email a resume and cover letter to

Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates

For more information email Robin or call 660.582.5121 ext#4

Worth County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Approved by FEMA

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 updated plan has been approved by SEMA and on March 4, 2022, FEMA gave its final approval. The complete press release and the Worth County Plan are linked with the following buttons. The other plans for our region can be accessed on our Hazard Mitigation Page.

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

Community Development Block Grant Cycle Open

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; Kim Mildward at; or Amy Dowis at

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.

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.

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.