From their website: EPCOG is made up of local governments in seven counties in Eastern and Northeastern New Mexico. Those counties which make up District 4 are Curry, De Baca, Guadalupe, Harding, Quay, Roosevelt, and Union. Local municipalities located within these counties are Clovis, Melrose, Texico, Grady, Ft Sumner, Vaughn, Roy, Mosquero, Logan, Tucumcari, San Jon, Causey, Dora, Elida, Portales, Folsom, Clayton, and Des Moines. EPCOG has assumed specific program responsibilities in several program areas. Transportation, Housing, Economic Development and Community Development have been established as primary EPCOG programs. These programs and services are provided under contract with state and federal agencies or private sector entities.
From their website: The Mid-Region Council of Governments is a multi-county governmental agency that is helping our region plan responsibly for the future, in light of anticipated growth in New Mexico’s mid-region. Representing the counties of Bernalillo, Valencia, Torrance, and Sandoval, we provide planning services in the areas of transportation, agriculture, workforce development, employment growth, land-use, water, and economic development.
From their website: The North Central New Mexico Economic Development District exists to create regional cooperation on a multitude of issues that propel regional competitiveness though strategic and optimal use of available resources. Through inter-agency collaboration, systemic planning, and results driven action, as a Council of Governments, NCNMEDD has supported community development, community services, and data resources activity throughout the region for 50 years across the many types and disciplines of governance. NCNMEDD is an association of local governments in the eight-county north central region. Its members include the counties of Colfax, Los Alamos, Mora, Rio Arriba, San Miguel, Sandoval, Santa Fe and Taos. Sandoval County remains a member, but is now attached for planning purposes to the Middle Rio Grande Council of Governments.
From their website: Building on strong foundations of planning, institutional context, inter-agency collaboration and expertise, the Northwest New Mexico Council of Governments (“COG”) has worked with the region’s local governments for over 40 years to support community development, promote strategic innovation and propel regional competitiveness. The COG has dual designation as a quasi-governmental regional planning agency for the State of New Mexico and economic development district for the US Government. As a membership association, the COG serves as a professional extension of its members, providing technical assistance to local entities across the many disciplines of governance. The District serves the three northwestern counties of San Juan, McKinley, and Cibola, and receives its designation from the US Economic Development Administration (EDA).
From their website: The South Central Council of Governments (SCCOG) is a governmental and regional planning agency for the State of New Mexico through the Local Government Division, and is recognized by the U.S. Economic Development Administration as an economic development district. The Council of Governments assists our members with local and regional planning and development initiatives in South Central New Mexico that includes the counties of Socorro, Sierra and Doña Ana.
From their website: The Southeastern New Mexico Economic Development District was formed in 1971, in order to increase local government understanding of federal programs and to provide planning and development management services on a regional basis. The SNMEDD/COG, along with the federal Economic Development Administration and the State of New Mexico, entered into agreements with the municipal and county governments of Chaves, Eddy, Lea, Lincoln and Otero counties. We are an instrument of local government jurisdictions. It is the largest planning district in New Mexico covering over 26,000 square miles.
From their website: The Southwest New Mexico Council of Governments (SWNMCOG) is a regional planning commission formed to provide services to counties, municipalities, a headstart, school districts, a university, soil and water conservation districts, and other special districts located in Catron, Grant, Hidalgo, and Luna counties. Regional planning commissions were created to encourage and allow regional cooperation on a multitude of issues and needs.