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New Position Opening:  Employment Specialist

Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments is seeking applicants for the position of Employment Specialist to work in the Missouri Job Center in Maryville, Missouri. Working as part of a team, the right person will utilize a variety of workforce development training programs and tools to help our customers determine and meet career and educational goals. The position requires strong multi-tasking skills and outstanding customer service values.  The position will include some case management and small group presentation duties. Our customers include students, adults, and businesses in a five-county region. Workforce Development is a key ingredient in maintaining a vibrant local economy, and we intend to do all we can to help.

As an entry level position, the right candidate will start with a modest wage of $10/hr but will be able to increase their wages 20% by showing aptitude, dependability, teamwork, and desire. If you like to help people, this is a great opportunity for you to get started with a career in human services and regional development. The Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For a full job description, click HERE.  Deadline for consideration is December 28, 2018. To apply for the position, fill out our agency application HERE (we encourage you to complete the Demographic and Equal Opportunity forms, but they are completely optional). Email the completed application along with a cover letter and résumé to alices@nwmorcog.org. Also, if you choose to fill out any of the optional forms please email those as well.

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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We are a regional organization offering a variety of programming, products and services, both on the municipal and regional level, to our member governments. We serve 40 towns in Atchison, Holt, Gentry, Nodaway, and Worth counties in northwest Missouri.

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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