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MRPC accepting public comment on Title VI Plan

For immediate release

For more information, contact
Bonnie Prigge or Caitlin Jones

ST. JAMES—Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) is accepting public comment on its Title VI Plan from May 21, 2024 to June 21, 2024. MRPC is conducting a three-year review and update of the plan, consistent with the requirements outlined by the Federal Transit Administration. 

The purpose of the plan is to describe the non-discrimination efforts undertaken by MRPC to ensure its programs, policies, services and other activities are available to all interested individuals. The draft plan can be found online at https://www.meramecregion.org/publications/. 

For additional questions or to submit feedback email MRPC Executive Director Bonnie Prigge at bprigge@meramecregion.org or call the MRPC office at 573-265-2993. Feedback can also be mailed to MRPC Attention Bonnie Prigge, #4 Industrial Drive, St. James, MO 65559 or individuals can stop by the office in person between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

The MRPC board will include the Title VI plan on its June 13 agenda. 

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. Mary Heywood, representing the unemployed, serves as chair of the board. A professional staff of 30 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.

To keep up with the latest MRPC news and events, visit the MRPC website at www.meramecregion.org or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/meramecregion/.