MoDOT Snowplow

Missouri Department of Transportation to hold annual “Winter Operations Drill”

In an attempt to get a jump on this year’s winter season, the Missouri Department of Transportation will hold its annual “Winter Operations Drill” on Wednesday and Thursday. The drill has been expanded to two days this year to accommodate social distancing requirements due to COVID-19. Motorists may notice increased numbers of MoDOT vehicles on […]

Local Emergency Planning Committee

Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee tackles busy agenda

The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee this week discussed preparations for the Missouri Day Festival. Preparations will be similar to past years with volunteers staffing the Emergency Operations Center and assist with traffic and the parade route. Bill Brinton with Region H Hazmat brought lights for use at the festival as requested. He reported […]

Emergency Operations Center

Livingston County activates Emergency Operations Center

The Livingston County/Chillicothe Emergency Operations Center has been activated due to major flooding and road closures. Livingston County Presiding Commissioner Ed Douglas and Chillicothe Mayor Theresa Kelly report provisions for shelters have been set up. Residents are advised to travel only if necessary and to verify road conditions before traveling with proper authorities. Livingston County […]

State of Emergency

Governor Parson declares “State of Emergency” in Missouri

Governor Mike Parson has declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to worsening conditions along the Missouri and Mississippi River systems as a result of release from upstream reservoirs, snowmelt and excessive rainfall. Governor Parson also activated the Missouri State Emergency Operations Plan, which allows state agencies to coordinate directly with local jurisdictions. […]

Local Emergency Planning Committee

Local Emergency Planning Committee discuses Missouri Day Festival

The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee discussed the Missouri Day Festival at its meeting this week. Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce President Debbie Carman reported there is no plan to activate the Emergency Operations Center, but a Web Emergency Operation Center event will be created. Trenton City Administrator Ron Urton talked about the potential […]

Local Emergency Planning Committee

Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee to meet next week

The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee will meet next week and discuss a local emergency planning committee exercise. The meeting will be held in the lower level of the Grundy County Health Department July 10th at noon. Other Local Emergency Planning Committee topics include Tier 2 filings. Emergency Management Agency and All-Hazards meeting topics […]