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,
Hawk County Evacuation Plan Available for Review
On behalf of the Black Hawk County Emergency Management Agency
(EMA), INRCOG will be holding a public information meeting on
the draft Black Hawk County Evacuation Plan. The purpose of
this Plan is to provide the Black Hawk County EMA and responders
an initial framework of information to be used for an orderly
and coordinated evacuation in the event of a disaster.
previous plan is dated and does not include rural communities
in the county. The new plan was a much-needed update and will
be a valuable asset for the region," said Lorie Glover,
Coordinator of the Black Hawk County Emergency Management
public information meeting will be held Tuesday, April 17
from 4:30-6:00 pm at SingleSpeed Brewing, 325 Commercial St,
Waterloo. Staff from INRCOG and the Black Hawk County Emergency
Management Agency will be available to answer questions and
discuss the project. The draft document can be viewed here.
INRCOG staff also developed a Flood Evacuation Guide which
can be viewed here.
Following the public information meeting, comments will be
accepted on the draft Evacuation Plan until close of business
on Thursday, May 17, 2018. The Black Hawk County Emergency
Management Commission will consider adoption of the final
version of the document at a meeting to be held at 4:00 pm
on Thursday, May 24, 2018.
Board Adopts Strategic Plan
With the assistance of the University of Northern Iowas
Institute for Decision Making, INRCOG has completed a major
update of the agencys Strategic Plan. This effort focused
on six primary goals thatwill guide delivery of service to our
members for the next several years. The Plan was adopted by
the INRCOG Board of Directors at their meeting on March 16,
The Plan is available here.
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