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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 Director in-person meetings have been changed to virtual meetings due to the Coronavirus.  For more information or to attend a meeting,  please email Doug Hermes, the MACOG Planning Coordinator at planning@macog.org.

NEWS

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...

MACOG Received a 2021 Aliceann Wohlbruck NADO Impact Award

MACOG Received a 2021 Aliceann Wohlbruck NADO Impact Award

The Missouri Association of Councils of Government (MACOG) has received a 2021 Aliceann Wohlbruck NADO Impact Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) for the Organizing Your Community for Disaster Recovery Tool-Kit. 

LOCLG Hires New Executive Director

LOCLG Hires New Executive Director

Lake of the Ozarks Council of Local Governments, Chairman Tom Wright introduced the newly hired Executive Director, Brian Yansen. Mr. Yansen was selected after an extensive search and selection process in which the board of directors unanimously decided to hire Brian...

Kaysinger Basin Regional Planning Commission Unveils New Brand

Kaysinger Basin Regional Planning Commission Unveils New Brand

Clinton, MO - Kaysinger Basin Regional Planning Commission unveiled a new brand for the organization that better represents a sense of place and innovation. “It was definitely time to update our logo and revisit our brand story,” said Sheridan Garman-Neeman, executive...

Linda Conner Farewell. Cindy Hultz installed as new President.

Linda Conner Farewell. Cindy Hultz installed as new President.

After announcing her retirement from Lake of the Ozarks Council of Local Governments at the May MACOG Board meeting, Linda Conner officially stepped down as MACOG President at the June MACOG Board meeting. Then Vice-President Cindy Hultz, Mark Twain Regional Council...