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The Iowa Northland Regional Council of Governments is a voluntary association of local governments established by state law serving the member jurisdictions in Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Chickasaw and Grundy counties. As a service and planning organization, it is responsible for coordinating, assisting and facilitating programs in Community and Economic Development that will benefit all governmental bodies in the INRCOG region. Emphasis is placed on intergovernmental communication and cooperation, accessing of funds, and the need for continuing, comprehensive planning.

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Black Hawk County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan (MJ-HMP) Approved by FEMA
The 2015 Black Hawk County MJ-HMP was approved by FEMA on May 4, 2015. This is the county's first multi-jurisdictional plan with all nine cities and the county incorporated into a single document. The plan can be downloaded here (59.1 MB, 571 pages). Please contact Codie Leseman for questions about the plan document, or Brian Schoon for questions regarding the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.

2014 Black Hawk County Metropolitan Area Trail Count Report
The 2014 Waterloo/Cedar Falls Metropolitan Area Trail Count and Survey is available for review. This document is a summary of trail usage in the Waterloo/Cedar Falls metropolitan area as determined by actual trail counts, observations conducted by volunteers, and responses from an online trail usage survey conducted during a one week period in June, 2014. The report can be viewed here. For questions, please contact Kyle Durant.


Iowa Highway 58 Corridor Improvement Study in Cedar Falls
INRCOG is assisting with a study of IA 58 between U.S. Highway 20 and Greenhill Road in Cedar Falls. This study will examine the needs along IA 58 and determine a preferred design layout to guide any future reconstruction. More...

The April - June 2015 COG Connection is available!

The Northeastern Exchange Newsletter - April 2015, a listing of materials from the Iowa Waste Exchange Program, is available!