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Transportation Planning

The Green Hills Regional Planning Commission serves as the leading voice for regional transportation planning in north Missouri. The GHRPC remains a steadfast supporter and facilitator of communication between MoDOT and the cities and counties of north Missouri.  Read more…

Workforce Development

The purpose of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is to provide workforce activities, through statewide and local systems, that increase employment, retention and earnings of participants, increase attainment of recognized credentials by participants.
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Economic Development

The Green Hills Regional Planning Commission is federally designated by the U.S. Department of Commerce as an Economic Development District (EDD). The District is  charged with the responsiveness to the region’s  economic needs and this designation allows  GHRPC to develop and commit resources to activities and challenges throughout the region with an Economic Development focus.
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Community Development Block Grant

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program was enacted in 1974 by President Gerald Ford through the Housing and Community Development Act and took effect in January 1975. Most directly, the law was a response to the Nixon administration’s 1973 funding moratorium on many Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs.
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Hazard Mitigation

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) defines hazard mitigation as “Any sustained action taken to reduce or eliminate the long-term risk to human life and property from hazards.” It has been demonstrated that hazard mitigation is most effective when based on an inclusive, comprehensive, long-term plan that is developed before disaster occurs. Read more…

Grundy Co. E – 911

During 2007/2008 as a new County/City Law Enforcement Center in Grundy County was under construction, and as County officials anticipated moving into the new center, they also looked to the future regarding the needs of the counties current 911 system. After research and deliberation, the County approached GHRPC regarding the creation of an E911 GIS dataset for use in the upgraded PowerMap system. Read more…

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

GIS makes it possible to incorporate different kinds of geographic information including digital maps, aerial photographs, satellite images and global positioning. GIS allows operators to visualize, question, examine, display, and understand relationships, patterns and trends based on location. This is a useful tool in the completion of Environmental Assessments, as well as Hazard Mitigation Plans. Read more…