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.
The MACOG Board of Directors meets monthly on the first Thursday of each month in the Governor’s Office Building, Room 470, Jefferson City, Missouri. For more information, please email the MACOG Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- United States Department of Agriculture – Rural Development
- United States Geological Survey
- United States Small Business Administration
- Gamble & Schlemeier
- National Association of Development Organizations
- Missouri Municipal League
- Missouri Association of Counties
- Missouri Public Utility Alliance
- Missouri Spatial Data Information Service
- Missouri City/County Management Association
- Missouri Recycling Association
Randy Railsback, Green Hills RPC, Elected to Missouri State Legislature
Randy Railsback, immediate past Executive Director of the Green Hills Regional Planning Commission (GHRPC), was sworn in on January 8, 2021 as a State Representative representing Caldwell, Ray, Clay and Clinton Counties (District 8). He was elected to his first...
David Warm, MARC, Named “Kansas Citian of the Year”
David Warm, for 30 years Executive Director of the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC), was named the KC Chamber’s 2020 “Kansas Citian of the Year” at the KC Chamber’s Annual Dinner Tuesday. "It is exciting that a regional planning commission Executive Director...
Corinne M. Watts Selected to Serve as Green Hills Regional Planning Commission Executive Director
The Green Hills Regional Planning Commission’s Board of Director’s is pleased to announce that Corrine M. Watts has been selected to serve as the next Executive Director of the Commission. On December 21st the regions Presiding Commissioners conducted interviews with...
U.S. Department of Commerce to Invest $6 Million to Make Disaster Resilient Infrastructure Improvements to Protect Businesses from Future Floodsn
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : Tuesday, August 11, 2020 Contact: John Atwood, JAtwood@eda.gov Near Opportunity Zone in Lexington, Missouri WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is...
U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $6.2 Million in CARES Act Funding to Boost Economic Development Programs Critical to Helping Missouri Respond to Coronavirus
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $6.2 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants to 16 EDA Economic Development District organizations across Missouri...
Statewide Transportation Planning Framework Updates
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) recently released updates to the Statewide Transportation Planning Framework EPG Article 121.2 – the decision-making policy and process that engages stakeholders from across the State to help prioritize transportation...
Missouri RPC Executive Directors take NADO Leadership Roles
The National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) announced that Cindy Hultz, Executive Director of the Mark Twain Regional Council of Governments, and MACOG Vice-President, has been appointed to the NADO Research Foundation Advisory Committee for the...
Governor Parson directs nearly $50 million in relief funds to aid in broadband expansion and COVID-19 response
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Today Governor Parson announced nearly $50 million to support broadband expansion across Missouri, including support directed at telehealth and education. The Governor also signed house bill 1768, which expands the state’s existing Missouri...
NADO, Missouri Development Organizations Honor Sen. Blunt with Award
The National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) recently honored Sen. Roy Blunt with a 2018 Congressional Partnership Award. The award recognizes members of Congress for their leadership and contribution to regional economic and community development. The...
Southwest Missouri Council of Governments Helps Secure $2.2 Million EDA Grant
Jason Ray, executive director of the Southwest Missouri Council of Governments, assisted with the announcement of a $2.2 million EDA investment in Cox Nursing College, that will help insure access to healthcare in southwest Missouri. "The collaborative efforts of...