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The Harry S Truman Coordinating Council (HSTCC)

One of 19 regional planning commissions across the State of Missouri. The regional planning commissions were established by the Missouri Legislature under Chapter 251 of the Revised Statutes of the State of Missouri. 

HSTCC is governed by a board of directors comprised of representatives from the communities of Barton, Jasper, Newton and McDonald counties whose dues are in good order with the organization.

grant assistance

 HSTCC provides grant assistance in our four-county region. Our staff is very experienced with the grant application and administration process. Working closely with state and federal agencies, as well as the local economic development organization, we make your life easier so you can spend less time on the details and more time improving your community.

Community Assistance

HSTCC provides other services aside form grant assistance, such as GIS consulting, meeting facilitation, comprehensive planning, transportation planning, and environmental planning as well as mapping services, project management, program administration and other services for communities who do not have the resources for such efforts.

HSTCC offers:

Pandemic Planning

Cities and Communities

USAID Leadership During a Pandemic - PDF for multiplicity preparedness, response, and recovery

PanVax Tool for Pandemic Vaccinations -  a Microsoft Excel-based tool that helps local planners understand how their vaccine providers (i.e., pharmacies, clinics, hospitals, employers, schools, points of dispensing) might contribute to the community’s vaccination response during a severe pandemic. Designed for Federal, state, and local level public health preparedness officials involved in pandemic vaccine provider outreach

Community Emergency Response Team The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations



COVID-19 Pandmeic Operational Guidance for the 2020 Hurricane Season - most planning considerations can also be applied to any disaster operation in the COVID-19 environment, including no-notice incidents, spring flooding and wildfire seasons, and typhoon response 

Community Preparedness Toolkit - The Community Preparedness Toolkit provides step-by-step directions along with useful resources for making your community, safer, more resilient, and better prepared

CDC State and Local Government Planning  

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