Phelps County News

Thinking about a construction or renovation project in Phelps County? You may need a floodplain development permit!

Second of a three-part series
    Phelps County does not have a building codes program that requires a permit. However, you may need a floodplain development permit if you are planning construction or substantial improvements to a structure located in a floodplain within Phelps County. This includes rehab work to homes that have been flooded.

Spring and summer rains can mean flooding in Missouri; flood insurance can cushion the blow

First in a three-part series
    PHELPS COUNTY— Already this year, some areas of Missouri have seen some significant flooding. Missouri home and landowners should get ready for the rainy season by making sure their flood insurance is up-to-date and in force.

Electronic, appliance, tire collection being held in Rolla on June 8

    A special waste collection for electronics, appliances and tires will be held from 8 a.m. to noon June 8 in the parking lot of Brewer Science, 2401 Brewer Drive, Rolla. Brewer Science and MRPC, with funding through the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) and Ozark Rivers Solid Waste Management District (ORSWMD), are offering the June 8 collection.

Summerfest begins on Friday

    The 25th Annual Route 66 Summerfest celebration is May 31 and June 1 in downtown Rolla, Missouri.
    Friday’s festivities, begin at 4 p.m., with a classic car display at the St. James Visitor’s Center before they “cruise in” to Rolla, Missouri. 

Remillard retires from MSHP

    Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces the following retirement:
    Captain James W. Remillard, commanding officer of Troop I, Rolla, is retiring effective June 1, 2019, after more than 29 years of dedicated service.