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Effective May 14, 2021, Regional Council Office Closed on Fridays

The Regional Council office will be closed to the public each Friday through the end of June. We apologize for any inconvenience. Staff will be present during business hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday (closed 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for lunch daily) and will be available by appointment only on Fridays. Please feel free to contact us. Listed below are staff members and their contact information:

Jerri Dearmont, Executive Director, jerri@nwmorcog.org; 660-582-5121, ext. 1

Kim Mildward, Economic Development Planner/One-Stop Operator, kim@nwmorcog.org; 660-582-5121, ext. 2

Amy Dowis, Regional Planner, amy@nwmorcog.org; 660-582-5121, ext. 3

Robin Davidson, Solid Waste Planner, Robin@nwmorcog.org; 660-582-5121, ext. 4

Alice Schiefer, Fiscal Officer, alice@nwmorcog.org; 660-582-5121, ext. 5

Steve Houts, Program Assistant, steve@nwmorcog.org; 660-582-5121, ext. 6

Rita Wallinga, Title I WIOA Program Director, rita@nwmorcog.org; 660-582-8980

Marisa Alvares, Intern, marisa@nwmorcog.org; 660-582-5121, ext. 8


Worth County Hazard Mitigation Plan Meeting #2 to be Held

The Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments (RCOG) will host the second gathering in a series of meetings focusing on the 5-year update for Worth County’s Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. This meeting will be held Monday, May 24, at 5 p.m. virtually, via ZOOM. All interested citizens, stakeholders, and public officials of Holt County are invited to attend. For more information about meeting, click the buttons below or call Amy Dowis at 660-582-5121 extension 3.


Holt County Hazard Mitigation Plan Meeting #2 to be Held

The Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments (RCOG) will host the second gathering in a series of meetings focusing on the 5-year update for Holt County’s Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. This meeting will be held Monday, May 24, at 7 p.m. virtually, via ZOOM. All interested citizens, stakeholders, and public officials of Holt County are invited to attend. For more information about meeting, click the buttons below or call Amy Dowis at 660-582-5121 extension 3.


Applications for Administrative Assistant/Grant Administrator at Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments being accepted

The Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments is seeking applicants for the position of a Part-time Administrative Assistant/Grant Administrator to work in the Maryville, Missouri office. Deadline for consideration is Wednesday, May 19, 2021. To apply for the position, please email a resume and cover letter to jerri@nwmorcog.org. More information is available by clicking the following buttons.


Waste Tire Round-Up Scheduled for June 16

The event will take place from 8:00 a.m. to Noon. For more information contact Robin or access the Press Release.


Public Input Needed for Plan Update!


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:


Holt County Hazard Mitigation Plan Kickoff Meeting Held

The Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments (RCOG) hosted the first gathering in a series of meetings focusing on the 5-year update for Holt County’s Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. The Kickoff meeting was held Monday, March 29, at 5 p.m. virtually, via ZOOM. All interested citizens and public officials of Holt County were invited to attend. For more information about meeting, click the buttons 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 or Marisa Alvares by e-mail at marisa@nwmorcog.org with questions.


Worth County Hazard Mitigation Plan Kickoff Meeting Held

The Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments (RCOG) hosted the first gathering in a series of meetings focusing on the 5-year update for Worth County’s Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. The Kickoff meeting was held Monday, March 29, at 7 p.m. and was held virtually, via ZOOM. All interested citizens and public officials of Worth County were invited to attend. For more information, click the buttons 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 or Marisa Alvares by e-mail at marisa@nwmorcog.org with questions.


Watch the Large Event Planning Workshop


2020 Annual Report and Regional Directory Available

The Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments has released its 2020 Annual Report. This document and a directory of officials for this region is located on this site’s Library or can be accessed here.


Atchison County Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Approved

The State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have approved the Atchison County Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Update.  The Plan will be in effect for five years and will expire February 27, 2025. 

The Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments conducted meetings with city and county officials, emergency management agencies, school leaders, stakeholders and other interested individuals to update the hazard mitigation plan and reduce the negative impacts of natural hazards in the future.  With an approved plan, Atchison County’s participating jurisdictions will be eligible for state hazard mitigation grant funding opportunities.  The Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments would like to thank everyone who participated in the Plan update process.  Click here to view the Atchison County Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. If you have any questions regarding the Plan, please email them to Amy Dowis at amy@nwmorcog.org

 

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.