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…

Notice of Funding Availability: Mecklenburg County

Mecklenburg County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) FY 2017 Notice of Funding Availability   Mecklenburg County is preparing for its FY 2016-2017 Community Development Block Grant Program Annual Action Plan and Funding Allocation.  As an Entitlement County it anticipates receiving approximately $674,000 in CDBG funding beginning July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  CDBG funding…

Mecklenburg County CDBG- Public Hearing & Comment Period

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD and Public Hearing Notice Mecklenburg County Community Development Block Grant 2016 Annual Action Plan March 18, 2016 Mecklenburg County would like your participation in the review of the 2016 Annual Action Plan (FY 2016-2017) for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. This annual document is required by the U.S. Department of Housing…

“Creative Solutions for Thriving Communities” Conference Focuses on Economic and Social Resilience for Local Communities

  For Immediate Release Contact: Jim Prosser, Centralina Council of Governments, 704-348-2703 CentralinaThrivingCommunities.com   “Creative Solutions for Thriving Communities” Conference Focuses on Economic and Social Resilience for Local Communities The Greater Charlotte Region is one of the fastest growing in the nation and is rapidly diversifying in its population.  The national speakers at Centralina Council…

Making Energy NetWork Roundtable – Dec 11

 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!  Making Energy NetWork Roundtable – Charlotte  “Storage in North Carolina” Friday, December 11, 2015  11:00 AM – 1:30 PM  DoubleTree by Hilton Charlotte City Center 895 West Trade Street  Join Energy Storage Association (ESA) and NC Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA) to make connections and collaborate together on North Carolina’s energy storage future. ESA’s Executive Director, Matt…