Other Services of NECOG

NECOG offers a wide array of services and we are a great source of information for the region.  In addition to the other items listed throughout our website the following are other services that we can provide.

Environmental Assistance
NECOG has extensive experience with completing environmental reviews for many state and federal funding programs.  Environmental reviews are required for many funding programs and we can assist with navigating through the program requirements, consulting with necessary environmental contacts and compiling the appropriate information for approval.

Housing
Source of information on available housing programs such as the Governor’s Housing program through the South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA).  Through our working relationship with SDHDA we can provide program information or help connect potential projects with the appropriate program or staff.  NECOG may also be able to assist with community housing studies.

Emergency Management Planning
NECOG can assist with developing and updating of various emergency management plans for Counties.  These plans have included the developing and updating of Pre Disaster Mitigation Plans and the updating of Local Emergency Operations Plans and Hazardous Material Plans.  We can assist with the securing of funding for updates to facilitation of the process and compiling of the necessary documentation, along with the creation of necessary maps and taking photos.

Strategic Planning and Facilitation
NECOG is able to assist local organizations by facilitating strategic planning sessions or other meetings.  Staff can work with an organization to tailor a meeting to meet there specific situation.  The meetings can be designed for working with members of an organization or as a tool for garnering public input.

Information Source
NECOG can be a valuable source of information.  Our staff attends hundreds of meetings a year along with many conferences and training sessions.  We also subscribe to numerous publications and through all of these items we gain experience and have many working relationships with state, federal and non-profit organizations.  Although we may not provide a direct service, we can help put you in contact with the person or agency that does. NECOG offers a wide array of services and we are a great source of information for the region.  In addition to the other items listed throughout our website the following are other services that we can provide.