Eight counties | 36 cities | one region

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

Third public meeting for Maries County hazard mitigation plan Jan. 16

For immediate release

For more information, contact
Kathryn Hawes or Caitlin Jones

MARIES COUNTY—Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) to hold the third meeting of the Maries County hazard mitigation planning committee at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday Jan. 16, 2024, at the Vienna Youth Building (Ball Park), 210 Ball Park Road, Vienna, MO, to update the county’s hazard mitigation plan. The meeting is open to the public. 

The focus of this meeting will be to review and discuss all completed draft chapters of the hazard mitigation plan and discuss the formal adoption process for each jurisdiction. 

County-level hazard mitigation plans cover a five-year timeframe. Maries County’s draft chapters and the last plan that was approved in May 2019 and can be found at https://www.meramecregion.org/publications/. The first draft of the revised plan must be submitted to SEMA by March 5, 2024. 

If you have questions, please contact Kathryn Hawes at MRPC at 573-265-2993 or by email at khawes@meramecregion.org.

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 MRPC chairman. A professional staff of 33, led by Executive Director Bonnie Prigge, 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.orgor on Facebook at www.facebook.com/meramecregion/.