Phelps County News

Missouri S&T faculty members win UM System President’s Awards

The University of Missouri System announced that seven members of the Missouri University of Science and Technology faculty earned President’s Awards, the highest honor bestowed by the system, for excellence in the areas of teaching, research, service and economic development. In all, 20 awards will be presented this year.

MRPC, Phelps County PHA opens

    The offices of Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) and the Phelps County PHA are now open. The Phelps County PHA is seeing clients by appointment only. Appointments can be made by calling 573-265-4200. Drop-in visits are discouraged.

TAC learns about Missouri’s Safety Circuit Rider Program

    The Missouri Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) has started a safety circuit rider program to help local governments improve safety on local roads.

Rolla special waste collection at Brewer Science diverts 29.91 tons of recyclable material from landfill

    Meramec Regional Planning Commission, with funding from the Ozark Rivers Solid Waste Management District (ORSWMD) and volunteer support from Brewer Science and the city of Rolla, gathered 29.91 tons of residential scrap electronics, appliances and tires at the 15th annual special collection held June 13 at Brewer Science in Rolla.