SERVICE BULLETIN

Serving the governments of Johnson, Lafayette, Pettis & Saline Counties 

  • Community Development Block Grant applications are open for economic development and public infrastructure improvement proposals in low-income communities or neighborhoods through www.Submittable.com/ Contact Janet@trailsrpc.org for eligibility and application planning details.
  • Please send the TAC your requests to meet state transportation system needs in the region. Those can be submitted at https://www.trailsrpc.org/transportation-needs-online-submission-form/ or sent to Chris@trailsrpc.org
  • The Missouri Dept. of Natural Resources’ Air Pollution Control Program is currently accepting applications for the replacement or repowering of diesel-powered equipment and vehicles under the Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) program. The application deadline is 5PM CT Wed. July 31. Visit the DERA/Volkswagen Trust Funds Webpage for the guidelines.
  • Dept. of Economic Development has digitized the Historic Tax Credit Program and improved collaboration by implementing www.Submittable.com/ Submittable is software used to accept online HTC applications and forms, starting July 1. To assist applicants, an FAQ page about this tool and an application training webinar are available on the HTC webpage.
  • Businesses can make preliminary application for the Intern and Apprentice Recruitment Act (IARA) program, opening on July 1, 2024. IARA is a tax credit program that began on January 1, 2024, to allow eligible taxpayers to claim a tax credit against the taxpayer’s state tax liability for hiring interns or apprentices, provided eligibility criteria is met. To learn more, visit the program webpage
  • School Districts and Community-Based Centers - Childcare Grant Applications open June 26, 2024, and close July 30, 2024. Check - https://pattersonfamilyfoundation.org/grants/ for more details.
  • 2025 Military Community Reinvestment Grant cycle is open, with the program guidelines and applications now available. Applications will be due by July 12, 2024, at 5 p.m. Contact the state office at community@ded.mo.gov or contact Norm@trailsrpc.org with questions.

Upcoming Meetings Include:

  • TAC meeting 5:30 pm Thurs. July 18 in-person (Concordia Comm. Ctr.) To receive your agenda, please RSVP for the meal count to Chris@trailsrpc.org
  • Advanced Manufacturing meeting 11:00 am Thurs. July 25 (SFCC Thompson Conf. Ctr.) contact AJackson14@sfccmo.edu for details
  • Connect & Collaborate 8:30 am Wed. July 31 (SFCC Fielding Bldg. Rm. 214) supporting owners of new and small businesses in the region.
  • PTRPC Board meeting 9:30 am Wed. July 31 (Concordia Comm. Ctr.) Please RSVP now, to Debbie@trailsrpc.org or Chris@trailsrpc.org to establish quorum.