Over the years, LCOG has dealt with many important issues, programs, and
projects that affect local government. Typically, LCOG has conducted or
facilitated the multi-jurisdictional planning and program development
necessary to solve problems or provide services.
A growing aspect
of LCOG’s work program is the provision of a wide variety of direct
contract services to local governments and state and federal agencies.
Various units of government use LCOG’s services as a flexible mechanism
for addressing specific issues in many program areas.
LCOG has no
taxing or ordinance authority. Rather, it conducts its work under the
policy guidance of a Board of Directors made up of local elected
officials and in cooperation with agencies at the local, state, and