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State of Missouri FY2016 Action Plan

The State of Missouri invites public comment on its FY2016 Action Plan.  A copy of the draft plan is also available for review at the offices of Boonslick Regional Planning Commission, 111 Steinhagen, Warrenton, Missouri.

A public meeting will be held Thursday, November 5, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Harry S Truman Building, Room 750, 301 W. High Street, Jefferson City, MO  65101.

In addition, there will be a webinar meeting on November 5, 2015 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm.  Staff from the agencies will discuss the annual Consolidated Plan process and the individual programs, and take questions from callers. The webinar may be accessed at the link below:


Written comments are welcome and will be accepted until November 30, 2015.  Comments should be submitted to Andy Papen, CDBG Program, PO Box 118, Jefferson City, MO  65102 or andypapen@dee.mo.gov


East Central Missouri Solid Waste Management District Holds its Annual Meeting on November 10, 2015

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Jean Ponzi, Green Resources Manager
Missouri Botanical Garden

The East Central Missouri Solid Waste Management District, administered by BRPC, held its annual meeting on November 10, 2015.  Jean Ponzi, Green Resources Manager at the Missouri Botanical Garden, was the guest speaker and presented Recycling Efforts Matter!  In this talk, Jean shared examples of economic, social and environmental recycling impacts, plus resources the SWMD community can use to boost recycling practice.  We thank Jean for the informative and enthusiastic presentation and her willingness to share her expertise!  For more pictures and information about the annual meeting, go to the East Central Missouri Solid Waste Management District page.


Food Hub Feasibility Report

Food Hub Feasibility StudyBRPC recently completed a food hub feasibility study for the Boonslick Region.  The main objective of this study was to determine if a regional food hub would benefit small and emerging agri-businesses and help link them to multiple markets.  The study sought to answer questions concerning the potential need, demand, and ultimately, the chances of success for a food hub located in the region.  View the report.



Current Unemployment Rates

Unemployment September 2015The unemployment rates for the Boonslick Region, as well as the State of Missouri and the United States, continue to decline.  Rates for September 2015 were under 5%.

Unemployment September 2015 State Map


The map at the left shows unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) for each county in the state of Missouri.

According to seasonally adjusted data released today by the Missouri Department
of Economic Development, Missouri’s unemployment rate for September fell by
three-tenths of a point to 5.3 percent, the lowest rate since August 2007.




Boonslick Regional Planning Commission takes an active role in community and economic development issues. For further information on any of our services, or to send comments regarding this website, contact Executive Director Chad Eggen at (636) 456-3473 or ceggen@boonslick.org .

Boonslick Regional Planning Commission is an equal opportunity employer with equal opportunity programs.  Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  Missouri TTY Users can call (800) 735-2966 or dial 7-1-1.


Mission Statement

To improve the quality of life in the Boonslick Region (Lincoln, Montgomery & Warren counties) through community, economic and workforce development initiatives; conserving and protecting natural resources; protecting the citizens through emergency planning and preparedness activities; promoting efficiency in governmental programs through sound planning practices; and promoting collaborative approaches to regional challenges.

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