Northeast Missouri Economic Development

Economic Development District

Employment Development

To help create additional new jobs above and beyond those that will be created with projected regional growth; to enhance the economic vitality and quality of life of our communities by means of participation with the regional cooperative effort of the 14 county Northeast Missouri Development Partnership; and to research and identify needs suitable for review and consideration as projects by Gamm Inc., Missouri Career Center, Missouri Economic Development Council, Missouri Entrepreneurship & Business Development Center and the Northeast Missouri Workforce Investment Board.


To update and implement a Solid Waste Management Plan through the NEMO Region C Solid Waste Management District; complete possible revisions which may become necessary to Environmental Reviews; complete Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plans in our counties; complete the Electric Cooperative Hazard Mitigation Plan for the region; initiate the land utilization planning project for land use studies of areas located within flood zones or other high hazard geographic areas.

Community Development & Transportation

To reassess the adequacy of community utilities/services throughout the Region; and to continue the Housing Inspections and Administration for CDBG projects addressing substandard LMI housing.

Natural Resources and Energy

To establish, in cooperation with private firms and public agencies, significant demonstration projects of alternative sources of energy at widespread locations throughout the Region.