MRPC News Release

For Immediate Release
March 10, 2017

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

Public meeting scheduled 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 April 14 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, Basement of Admin Building, located at 205 E Main Street, Linn, MO 65051.

The county must have an approved hazard mitigation plan in order for Osage County schools, cities, 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 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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