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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***

Community Planner Position
INRCOG has an opening for the position of Community Plannner. More...

HMGP Funding Available for Hazard Mitigation Projects
We have received notification that the State of Iowa will receive FEMA disaster funding under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) as part of Presidential disaster declaration DR-4181-IA (July 14, 2014) as a result of severe storms, tornados, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred in our State this summer. HMGP funds will be made available for those eligible hazard mitigation project types that will reduce or eliminate losses from future natural disasters. More...

For more information or assistance, please contact Brian Schoon.


Cedar Valley Coalition
The Cedar Valley Coalition's 2014 Briefing Book contains the project papers and policy issues that were discussed during the Coalition's trip to Washington, D.C. in March. Coalition representatives met with Congressional staffers, Senator Grassley, Congressman Braley and the Chief of Staff with Senator Harkin.
CVC Briefing Book:
Intro and Delegation
Transportation Priorities
Agriculture Priorities
Economic Development/Small Business Priorities
Education Priorities
Energy/Water, Housing, & Infrastructure Priorities

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 2014 COGConnection is available!

The Northeastern Exchange Newsletter - August 2014, a listing of materials from the Iowa Waste Exchange Program, is available!