Eight counties | 36 cities | one region

a voluntary council of local governments
serving the missouri meramec area.

Year Organized

1901

County located in

Maries County

Population

1,653 (2012-16 American Community Survey)

Top Employers

Belle Counter Co., Belle State Bank, Kingsford Manufacturing

Form of Government

Mayor & 4 Alderpersons

Class of city

4th

Schools

Belle Public Schools

Indistrial Parks available in cities

None

Attractions

Public Swimming Pool, Tennis Court, Parks, Golf Course & Fishing Lake, 8 miles to river access

Transportation Access

Highways 28, 42 & 89

Contacts

Mayor Steve Vogt, 573-859-3513

City Hall

200 E. Third St., P.O. Drawer 813, Belle, MO 65013

Economic Developer

Ray Schwartze, President or Bonnie Prigge, Administrator, Gasconade Valley Enterprise Zone, 573-265-2993

Planning & Zoning

Richard Huse, 573-859-3513

Industrial Development Authority

Maries County IDA, Albert Crump, 573-422-6191