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.


2021 Schedule of INRCOG Meetings
The Schedule of INRCOG meetings for 2021 can be viewed here.

Updated Information Regarding COVID-19 (11/13/20) 

In response to the recent COVID-19 surge in our region and the state, beginning Monday, November 16th we will be restricting the access of visitors to the INRCOG Center. We continue to be open but ask that if you are able to have your business handled over the phone, by e-mail, or by traditional mail, please do so.    

Phone: (319) 235-0311
E-mail: inrcog@inrcog.org
Mailing Address: 229 E. Park Ave., Waterloo, IA 50703

We look foward to re-opening our office when it is safe to do so! 


Your New Home is on the Horizon! (11/3/20)
Introducing the Grundy County Homebuyer Assistance Program available to income eligible homebuyers located in Grundy County. Contact Lisa Ahern to learn more about the program! 


COVID-19 Expense Reimbursement Information (8/5/20)
On Tuesday, August 4, Governor Reynolds announced the distribution of $125 million directed to local governments in Iowa for the reimbursement of expenses related to COVID-19. $100 million will be divided between cities and counties with $25 million reserved for matching funds required by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This document was published by the State of Iowa, which provides guidance on the progress, the timetable for documenting and submitting covered expenses.

Regional Transit Commission and COVID-19 Update (6/8/20)
RTC is now operating in all counties in our region! We have implemented several precautionary measures to help protect our passengers and our drivers from the spread of COVID-19 including extra disinfecting, installation of sneeze guards, providing facemasks, face shields, gloves, and hand sanitizer. We are scheduling rides to reduce the number of passengers on each vehicle as much as possible and passengers are being asked to wear a facemask while on the bus.
Questions regarding our service can be directed to Ben Kvigne, Director of Transit by e-mail or by calling RTC at (319) 233-5213.