Centralina Lauded on the Floor of the US House of Representatives

Centralina Council of Governments and Centralina Workforce Development Board were recognized by Congresswoman Virginia Foxx on the House floor last month near the anniversary of the passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, which she sponsored.  Congresswoman Foxx applauded Centralina’s efforts to “foster a modern workforce that local businesses can rely on” through the…

Centralina Council of Governments Request for Proposal for Auditing Services

This is an official notice that the Centralina Council of Governments is soliciting sealed request for proposals for qualified independent audit services from firms having sufficient governmental accounting and auditing experience in performing an audit in accordance with the specifications outlined in the Request for Proposal. CLICK HERE for the Request for Proposal and CLICK HERE for a copy…

Public Meeting Notice

Public Meeting Notice   The Board of the Centralina Economic Development Commission (CEDC) will hold their Annual Meeting on Thursday, April 21, 2016 from 4:00 PM to 6:00PM at the Centralina Council of Governments’ offices, located at 525 North Tryon Street, 12th Floor, Charlotte, NC 28202. All interested parties are invited to attend this Annual Meeting,…

Submit Your Region of Excellence Award Nominations

CCOG works with local governments to help grow the region’s economy and jobs, control the cost of government and improve quality of life, and each year celebrates the region’s outstanding achievements towards these goals through the Annual Region of Excellence Awards. To recognize your jurisdiction’s successes and commitment to excellence, Centralina invites your participation in this…

2016 NC Tomorrow Summit

The 2016 NC Tomorrow Summit will be held April 18 and 19 and offer best practices, case studies and skill-building workshops for helping North Carolina Leaders build communities for tomorrow’s jobs. Elected officials, city and county managers, community and business leaders, local and regional planners, and regional economic developers are encouraged to attend the two-day…

Centralina Area Agency on Aging Area Plan for 2016-2020

The Centralina Area Agency on Aging (AAA) seeks your input as the 2016-2020 Area Aging Plan is developed. The Centralina AAA is specifically interested in information about the most critical needs of older adults, caregivers and persons with disabilities within the region. Surveys must be completed by February 29, 2016. Click here to view the survey…

Apply Now for the Rural Economic Development Institute 2016

Applications are now being accepted for the NC Rural Center’s 2016 Rural Economic Development Institute. The nine day leadership development course will be held March 22-24, April 19-21 and May 24-26 in Raleigh. Since 1989, more than 1,000 rural leaders have participated in this signature leadership program that provides intensive rural community economic development training.…

Kudos for CCOG’s 2015 Annual Conference

“It’s helping me become a better elected official.” “Fantastic!” “I came away with ideas my community can use.” “Outstanding.” “I met great people, connected with other communities.” “I’m blown away.” “It was time well spent.” These are just some of the reactions of elected officials and managers attending the 2nd annual Creative Solutions for Thriving…