Member Regional Councils

Bi-State Regional Commission

Bi-State Regional Commission

Serving Henry, Mercer, Rock Island Counties in Illinois and Muscatine and Scott counties in Iowa

Bi-State Regional Commission is a local, voluntary organization covering five counties and 43 municipalities. The agency serves as a forum for intergovernmental cooperation and delivery of regional programs to assist local governments in planning and project development. Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission was created in 1966 through a merger between Scott County Metropolitan Planning Commission, Iowa and the Rock Island County … Learn More  

Blackhawk Hills Regional Council

Blackhawk Hills Regional Council

Serving Carroll, JoDaviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson and Whiteside Counties

As northwest Illinois’ regional planning commission, Blackhawk Hills Regional Council provides resources for communities, counties, and other organizations on issues including community and economic development, land use, and natural resource conservation. The agency's mission is to assist the people and local agencies of northwest Illinois in developing and implementing a regional outlook that will enhance economic growth, workforce development, natural … Learn More  

Champaign County Regional Planning Commission

Champaign County Regional Planning Commission

Serving Champaign County with Contractual Services to Clark, Douglas, Edgar, Ford, Iroquois, Kankakee, Livingston, Piatt and Vermilion Counties

Since its creation in 1966, the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission has served as an intergovernmental membership organization that provides and administers a variety of planning, community and economic development, early childhood education, and community services for Champaign and surrounding counties. As a multi-purpose agency, the commission delivers 100 programs and services with an annual operating budget of about $23 million … Learn More  

Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning

Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning

Serving Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will Counties

Created in 2005, CMAP is the official regional planning organization for the northeastern Illinois counties of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will.  CMAP developed and guides implementation of the GO TO 2040 comprehensive regional plan. To address anticipated population growth of more than 2 million new residents, GO TO 2040 establishes coordinated strategies that help the region's 284 communities address … Learn More  

Coles County Regional Planning and Development Commission

Coles County Regional Planning and Development Commission

Serving Coles County with contractual services to Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar and Moultrie Counties

The Coles County Regional Planning and Development Commission (CCRP&DC) was formed in 1967 by the Coles County Board to provide an array of services to local governments. Since the Commission was set up as a local government created public organization for the sole purpose of serving rural local governments, it strives to keep its cost as low as possible. The … Learn More  

Greater Egypt Regional Planning and Development Commission

Greater Egypt Regional Planning and Development Commission

Serving Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Perry and Williamson Counties

The Greater Egypt Regional Planning and Development Commission (Greater Egypt) has been serving southern Illinois communities, citizens, businesses, and local governments since 1961 by providing technical assistance and comprehensive planning. Within the five counties of Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Perry, and Williamson, Greater Egypt provides economic development planning and assistance, water quality management planning, local government services, technical assistance, and provides … Learn More  

Greater Wabash Regional Planning Commission

Greater Wabash Regional Planning Commission

Serving Crawford, Edwards, Lawrence, Richland, Wabash, Wayne and White Counties

Greater Wabash Regional Planning Commission (GWRPC) was officially established in 1964 by the Edwards, Wabash and White County boards. Wayne County was annexed into the Commission in 1971, Lawrence County was added in October 1998, Richland County in December 1998, and Crawford County in 2001.  As the assigned planning body of these  counties, the GWRPC is responsible for preparing and … Learn More  

Morgan County Regional Planning Commission

Morgan County Regional Planning Commission

Serving Morgan County with contractual services provided to Cass and Scott counties

The Morgan County Regional Planning Commission (RPC) was organized by the County Board in 1996. Morgan County RPC is a single-county commission as the Morgan County Board of Commissioners serves as its parent county government. The RPC also has an advisory Board of Directors composed of county officials as well as representatives of Morgan County communities. The RPC serves to … Learn More  

North Central Illinois Council of Governments

North Central Illinois Council of Governments

Serving Bureau, Grundy, LaSalle, Marshall, Putnam and Stark Counties with contractual services to DeKalb, Kendall and Lee Counies

The North Central Illinois Council of Governments (NCICG) is a non-profit government entity that provides planning and technical assistance to counties and communities within a six-county area in North Central Illinois. NCICG's coverage area has expanded from the original four counties of Bureau, Marshall, Putnam, and Stark to include services for communities in LaSalle, Grundy, Lee, Kendall, and DeKalb Counties … Learn More  

Rockford Metropolitan Agency for Planning

Rockford Metropolitan Agency for Planning

Serving Boone and Winnebago Counties

The Rockford Metropolitan Agency for Planning (RMAP) is the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Rockford region. RMAP is empowered and governed by a cooperative agreement that was developed and mutually adopted by the Cities of Rockford, Loves Park, and Belvidere; the Counties of Winnebago and Boone; the Village of Machesney Park; and the State of Illinois acting through the … Learn More  

South Central Illinois Regional Planning and Development Commission

South Central Illinois Regional Planning and Development Commission

Serving Clay, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper and Marion Counties

The South Central Illinois Regional Planning & Development Commission (SCIRPDC) was established under the Illinois Planning Act by the joint resolution of the Effingham, Fayette and Marion county boards. Later the neighboring counties of Clay and Jasper joined the Commission's regional family. The regional organization functions at the pleasure of the local governments within its rural five-county service jurisdiction and … Learn More  

Southeastern Illinois Regional Planning and Development Commission

Southeastern Illinois Regional Planning and Development Commission

Serving Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Pope and Saline Counties

The mission of the Southeastern Illinois Regional Planning and Development Commission is to provide professional quality service to the local governments and residents of our five-county region (Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Pope and Saline counties) and to promote and foster growth, economic diversification and prosperity within the region by securing and administering grants for public works, housing rehabilitation, economic development … Learn More  

Southern Five Regional Planning District and Development Commission

Southern Five Regional Planning District and Development Commission

Serving Alexander, Johnson, Massac, Pulaski and Union Counties

Southern Five Regional Planning District and Development Commission was authorized by Illinois legislation in 1976. Southern Five is funded, in part, by the U. S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration (EDA). The Commission is a federally designated Economic Development District (EDD). The agency administers in-house and local Revolving Loan Funds (RLFs) and prepares Community Development Assistance Program (CDAP) grants … Learn More  

Southwestern Illinois Metropolitan and Regional Planning Commission

Southwestern Illinois Metropolitan and Regional Planning Commission

Serving Bond, Clinton, Madison, Monroe, Randolph, St. Clair and Washington Counties

Southwestern Illinois Metropolitan and Regional Planning Commission (SIMAPC) was founded in 1963 and is located in Collinsville, Illinois. This organization operates in the urban planning and consulting industry within the engineering, accounting, research and management services sector. Working cooperatively with counties, municipalities and other regional organizations comprising the district, SIMAPC assists in improving and enhancing the economic conditions in its … Learn More  

Springfield-Sangamon County Regional Planning Commission

The Springfield-Sangamon County Regional Planning Commission (SSCRPC) serves as the joint planning body for the City of Springfield and Sangamon County. Along with this on-going responsibility, the Planning Commission staff works with many other public and semi-public agencies throughout the area to promote orderly growth and redevelopment, conducting numerous research studies and planning projects each year. The Commission … Learn More  

Tri-County Regional Planning Commission

Tri-County Regional Planning Commission

Serving Peoria, Tazewell and Woodford Counties

The Tri-County Regional Planning Commission (TCRPC) was established in 1958 to promote intergovernmental cooperation, regional planning, and a vision for the future. The Commission exists to serve the residents of Peoria, Tazewell and Woodford Counties by offering a forum for leaders of local government, and to develop a vision for the future by defining regional issues, setting goals, and cooperatively … Learn More  

Two Rivers Regional Council of Public Officials

Two Rivers Regional Council of Public Officials

Serving Adams, Brown, Pike and Schuyler Counties

Founded in 1974, Two Rivers Regional Council of Public Officials is a unit of local government established by intergovernmental agreements between Adams, Brown, Pike, and Schuyler Counties in Illinois. Its activities are funded by membership dues, state, federal, private grants and administrative fees received for providing services. The Governing Board includes county and municipal representatives and members representing various citizen’s … Learn More  

West Central Development Council

West Central Development Council

Serving Calhoun, Christian, Greene, Macoupin, Montgomery and Shelby Counties

The West Central Development Council (WCDC) provides professional planning services and multiple economic development initiatives for six counties throughout east-central Illinois. WCDC works through a consultation process with local governments, citizens and the private sector to identify cost effective solutions and assure economic growth for all communities. WCDC assists its local governments in a diverse set of topics including community and … Learn More  

Western Illinois Regional Council

Western Illinois Regional Council

Serving Fulton, Hancock, Henderson, Knox, McDonough and Warren Counties

The Western Illinois Regional Council is an organization that provides technical assistance to local governments and elected officials facing complex community and economic development issues. Over the last 35 years, the WIRC has obtained millions of dollars in community development funds for projects including water and sewer system improvements, housing rehabilitation and economic development improvements. The Agency is the parent … Learn More