Regional Planning Commission

The Commission was created to facilitate the cooperative effort of its member municipalities and counties in solving problems and planning the developments.

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Business Incubator

The Business Incubator provides new and expanding businesses with economical space and services to help start-ups and growing businesses.

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Industrial Parks

The Ozark Foothills Regional Planning Commission features several industrial parks with the location, utilities, facilities and work force for any business.

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The Ozark Foothills Region consists of five counties — Butler, Carter, Reynolds, Ripley and Wayne — and 16 cities located in scenic southeast Missouri.

From the sandy flatlands of extreme southeast Missouri to the beautiful foothills of the Ozark Mountains, you'll find this region has much to offer — including a strong workforce and pro-business community leadership. Residents enjoy the small-town atmosphere the area offers, as well as the many recreational opportunities available.

The region's modern, up-to-date health care facilities and ever-growing educational choices are dedicated to providing a quality of life usually associated with much larger urban areas.


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Section 8 Applications Available

Applications for Section 8 rental assistance are available at the below link. The Ripley County Public Housing Agency will be accepting applications for Section 8 rental... 

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HUD Evictions Moratorium Flyer

We are providing an official HUD flyer addressed to tenants as an additional resources on the Temporary Moratorium on Eviction Filings signed into law on March 27, 2020,... 

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Recycling Update

Recycling is important to our community and our planet. With our current challenges, we have made the difficult decision to no longer provide a trailer for weekend or... 

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