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Solid Waste Management District Announces Fiscal Year 2020 Grant Availability

Applications accepted from February 1, 2019 through April 1, 2019

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 Cassie Hasekamp at (660) 582-5121 or e-mail cassie@nwmorcog.org.

Applications must be received by

Monday, April 1, 2019, by 3:00 p.m. at the

Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments

114 W. Third St., Maryville, MO 64468

Request for Proposal for Auditing Services

Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments is accepting proposals for Auditing services for fiscal years ending 2019, 2020, and 2021.  Contact Alice Schieffer at alices@nwmorcog.org for information.  Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals. AUDITOR-RFP-18-21.pdf

RCOG Releases 2018 Annual Report

The staff of the Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments is pleased to share this year's annual report and public officials directory. The annual report provides an overview of some of our activities and accomplishments in the region for the 2018 fiscal year. 


Nodaway County Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Approved

The State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have approved the Nodaway County Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Update.  The Plan will be in effect for five years and will expire September 12, 2023. 

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, Nodaway 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. If you have any questions regarding the Plan, please email them to Cassie Hasekamp, Community & Environmental Planner, at cassie@nwmorcog.org.

Nodaway County HMP FEMA Approved.pdf

Title VI

Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments (hereinafter “RCOG”) hereby gives public notice that it is the policy of the RCOG to assure full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, Executive Order 12898 on Environmental Justice, and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities.

Title VI requires that no person in the United States of America shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, or national origin, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity for which the City receives federal financial assistance.

Any person who believes they have been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI has a right to file a formal complaint with the RCOG. Any such complaint must be in writing and filed with the RCOG’s Title VI Coordinator within one hundred eighty (180) days following the date of the alleged discriminatory occurrence.

For more information, or to obtain a Title VI Discrimination Complaint Form, please call the RCOG at 660-582-5121, visit the RCOG office at 114 W. Third Street, Maryville, MO, or access the link on this page.

Title VI Complaint Form.pdf

Title VI Brochure.pdf

Title VI Public Notice.pdf

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Phone: (660) 582-5121     |     Fax: (660) 582-7264