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SMCOG Annual Meeting

The 2017 SMCOG Annual Meeting, held October 25th at Hickory Hills Country Club, had over 70 attendees from the public and private sectors who work throughout the SMCOG 10-county region. This year’s guest speaker was Janie Dunning, former USDA Rural Development State Director and Broadband Consultant for the Missouri Farm Bureau. Dunning presented on “The State of Broadband in Missouri,” highlighting the alarming facts that place Missouri 42nd in the nation for access to broadband. Broadband Presentation - PDF

SMCOG Executive Director, Jason Ray, AICP, presented an overview of SMCOG’s accomplishments in Fiscal Year 2017. These included completing construction on the Marshfield Senior Center, completing an update of the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS), writing two local comprehensive plans, updating SMCOG and TAC bylaws, updating the Master Operating Agreement between SMCOG and MSU, utilizing $4,500 in State funding and $44,000 in local funds to leverage more than $1.1 million in federal funds for the SMCOG region, and much more. SMCOG Presentation - PDF

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Southwest Missouri Council of Governments
c/o Center for Resource Planning and Management
Levy-Wolf Building
110 Park Central Square
Springfield, MO 65806

Tel: 417-836-6900

Fax: 417-836-4146

Mail: 901 S. National Ave.

Springfield, MO 65897

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