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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.

***NEWS AND UPDATES***

FEMA Disaster Funding Available 8/11/15
The State of Iowa will receive FEMA disaster funding under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) as part of Presidential disaster declaration DR-4234-IA (July 31, 2015) as a result of severe storms, tornados, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred in our State this summer. More...
For more information, please contact Brian Schoon.

Butler County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan (MJ-HMP) Approved by FEMA
The 2015 Butler County MJ-HMP was approved by FEMA on July 23, 2015. The plan update includes eleven cities, three school districts, as well as the unincorporated areas of the county. The plan can be downloaded here. Please contact Jacob Tjaden for questions about the plan document, or Brian Schoon for questions regarding the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.


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.

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 July - September 2015 COG Connection is available!

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