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Missouri Association of Councils of Government

The Missouri Association of Councils of Government (MACOG) is a statewide association comprising all 19 of Missouri’s regional planning commissions and councils of governments.

MACOG MEETINGS

The MACOG Board of Directors meets monthly on the first Thursday of each month in the Governor’s Office Building, Room 315, Jefferson City, Missouri. For more information, please email the MACOG Office at connie@molobby.com.

NEWS

MACOG Board PD Retreat 2022

MACOG Board PD Retreat 2022

This October 2022, the MACOG Board of Directors met in beautiful Warsaw, Missouri for its annual Professional Development Retreat. Hosted by the Kaysinger Basin RPC and the Benton County Office of Tourism and Economic Development, Missouri’s Regional Planning...

MACOG exhibits at MAC Conference 2022

MACOG exhibits at MAC Conference 2022

Cindy Hultz, MACOG President & Mark Twain RCOG – Executive Director, and Derek Weber, MACOG Immediate Past President & Northeast Missouri RPC – Executive Director, supported the MACOG exhibit at the Missouri Association of Counties annual conference this...

MO-APA Planner’s Day at the Capitol

MO-APA Planner’s Day at the Capitol

Planning staff from Missouri’s regional planning commissions participated once again in the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association (MO-APA) “Planner’s Day at the Capitol” on Wednesday, March 2, 2022. The event offered the opportunity for these regional...

MACOG Board Annual Photos

MACOG Board Annual Photos

The MACOG Board convened back in-person for its March 2022 board meeting and took the annual photos of the Board of Directors and MACOG Officers. Included in the MACOG Officers photo are: (clockwise beginning at the bottom left) Cindy Hultz, MACOG President &...

MACOG Information Booth at 2021 MAC Conference

MACOG Information Booth at 2021 MAC Conference

Cindy Hultz, MACOG President & Executive Director of the Mark Twain RCOG, and Derek Weber, Executive Director of the Northeast Missouri RPC, hosted the MACOG information booth at the 2021 Missouri Association of Counties Conference held in Lake Ozark, Missouri....

NADO 2021 Annual Training Conference

NADO 2021 Annual Training Conference

A number of RPC Executive Directors attended this years National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) Annual Training Conference in Portland, Oregon including (from left to right in the above photo): Gerritt Brinks, Harry S. Truman Coordinating Council;...

Governor Parson Commends Mid-Missouri RPC on Workforce Development

Governor Parson Commends Mid-Missouri RPC on Workforce Development

Speaking at the MU Extension Workforce Development Summit in Ashland, Missouri, Governor Michael Parson highlighted the new Ranken Technical College campus coming to mid-Missouri as a model workforce development initiative and pointed to the community led effort to...

RPC Executive Directors attend MEDC Fall Conference

RPC Executive Directors attend MEDC Fall Conference

Norman Lucas, Executive Director of the Pioneer Trails Regional Planning Commission (pictured above left), along with several other RPC Executive Directors attended the 2021 Fall Conference of the Missouri Economic Development Council (MEDC) in Columbia, Missouri....

MACOG Submits Testimony to House Broadband Committee

MACOG Submits Testimony to House Broadband Committee

At the request of Committee Chair Representative Louis Riggs, Doug Hermes, MACOG Planning Coordinator, and Bonnie Prigge, MACOG Immediate Past President and Meramec RPC – Executive Director, formally submitted MACOG testimony to the Special Interim Committee on...

EDA Awards $613,750 Broadband Planning Grant to MACOG

EDA Awards $613,750 Broadband Planning Grant to MACOG

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $613,750 CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Missouri Association of Councils of Government (MACOG), Jefferson City, Missouri, to develop broadband feasibility plans and...