Congratulations are extended to four new council members and one returning member who were elected to the University of Missouri Extension Phelps County Council following elections held countywide on January 27-31. New Council Members are as follows: Susan Van De Mark, Theresa Davidson, Robin Higley, Linda Wischow, and Gary O’Day
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The Department of Economic Development announced Wednesday that it would award $7.3 million through its Neighborhood Assistance Program to nonprofits across Missouri, including one in Rolla, for community development projects.
Candidate filing for Phelps County offices, along with state offices, will open on Tuesday, February 25. Those interested in filing for the August 4 Primary election will have until March 31 to do so.
The Phelps County Commission unanimously approved a $32.1 million budget for 2020 on January 30. The full budget is now available to view on the Phelps County Clerk’s website.
The Phelps County Public Housing Agency (PHA) will host a public hearing to accept comments on the PHA’s annual plan and five-year plan at 10 a.m., March 9 at MRPC, 4 Industrial Drive, St. James. The Phelps County PHA provides HUD Section 8 rental assistance to persons in the counties of Crawford, Dent, Gasconade, Maries, Phelps (outside the city of Rolla) and Washington.