MRPC News Release

For Immediate Release
May 18, 2017

For more information contact
Ryan Dunwoody at (573) 265-2993

Second public meeting planned June 9 for Osage County Hazard Mitigation Plan update


LINN – City and county officials, school leaders, emergency management agencies and interested residents are invited to attend a public meeting June 9 to discuss updates to the Osage County Hazard Mitigation Plan.

The meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. in the Emergency Operations Center, in the basement of county administration building, located at 205 E Main Street, Linn, MO 65051.

The focus of this meeting will be to review existing goals and action items and determine if any changes need to be made. In addition, the group will need to report on what action items have been accomplished and what mitigation activities have occurred since the plan was updated five years ago.

The county must have an approved hazard mitigation plan in order for Osage County schools, local governments, agencies and others to access state hazard mitigation grant funds. The plan includes an assessment of natural hazards, showcases past accomplishments and sets goals and action items to reduce the impact of natural hazards in the future.

Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) is updating the plan in partnership with the Osage County Commission. Questions may be directed to MRPC Environmental Programs Specialist Ryan Dunwoody at rdunwoody@meramecregion.org or 573-265-2993.

Formed in 1969, MRPC is a voluntary council of governments serving Crawford, Dent, Gasconade, Maries, Osage, Phelps, Pulaski and Washington counties and their respective cities. A professional staff of 25, directed by the MRPC board, offers technical assistance and services, such as grant preparation and administration, housing assistance, transportation planning, environmental planning, ordinance codification, business loans and other services to member communities.

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