You may notice Census workers in your community this month as they canvass addresses.
From August 4 through October 18, you may see employees walking your streets with a Census Bureau badge, laptop, and bag as they verify addresses. It is critical to have a complete master address list so the Bureau can reach every person living in the country and invite them to respond to the 2020 Census.
It is important to note that this is not the census count and no personal data on individuals will be collected.
Several SMCOG communities have expressed the need to find housing solutions for their communities from property maintenance issues, to workforce housing shortages, and high development costs. SMCOG seeks to explore what resources are currently available for housing needs within the region, whether these issues are widespread across SW Missouri or if they are specific to these communities, and identify gaps in resources. To do this, SMCOG is hosting a regional housing forum and roundtable discussion on May 22 at the Libr...