Senator Roy Blunt Visits BRPC to Discuss Infrastructure Bill
Senator Roy Blunt was in the region on Thursday, April 17, 2014 to discuss an infrastructure bill. The bipartisan legislation creates a $50 billion dollar infrastructure fund that can be leveraged to $750 billion. The link to the bill is:
Mike Sutherland Selected
as BRPC Executive Director
The Boonslick Regional Planning Commission Executive Board is pleased to announce that Mr. Mike Sutherland has been selected to fill the position of executive director for the organization. Many residents within the region served by BRPC will be familiar with Mr. Sutherland who served as a State Representative for the area from 2002 through 2010.
Mr. Sutherland will officially begin his new role on April 14th. Welcome, Mike!
For additional information including specific meeting times, dates and locations, you may contact the Boonslick Regional Planning Commission at (636) 456-3473 or click here to go to our FirstNET page. Information on the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network (FirstNET) may be found at http://FirstNet.gov
Strategies for Community Relocation
Boonslick Regional Planning Commission has had the experience of moving three towns – Rhineland, Silex and Winfield, Missouri – as the result of floods. Below is the link to a publication which was developed as a guide to help communities recover from such a disaster.
Business Continuity Planning
Will your business survive a disaster? Twenty five percent of businesses never re-open following a natural disaster. Ninety percent of businesses that are affected by a significant event are forced to close within two years. Boonslick Regional Planning Commission can help you with each step of creating a business continuity plan. There is no cost to you except the time it takes to complete the form. Click here for more information
Services Available for Local Businesses
Businesses will find helpful information on the Business USA website. A variety of available services and resources are provided.
Wheels to Work is a program designed to help individuals who need transportation to their current job or to a job that would be available to them if they had a car. Boonslick Regional Planning Commission has partnered with United Way and will provide low interest loans for this purpose. Loans are available up to $5,000 with a 3 year fixed rate of no more than 5 percent interest. Please contact BRPC or the Missouri Career Center at (636) 456-3473 if you have questions about this program. Loan Application
Missouri Department of Natural Resources Awards Funding for On-Site Wastewater Improvements
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