The Centralina Council of Governments produces a monthly e-newsletter to keep our members and individuals in our region informed about area/local issues and our efforts at CCOG. Sections include Capital Corner (which highlights our congressional and state efforts on issues relevant to our region), upcoming events, local government best practices and information on our focus areas (Aging & Health, Transportation & Mobility, Natural Resources & Resilience, Planning & Placemaking, Workforce & Talent and Community Economic Development).
Recent Newsletter Issues:
April 2020 – Highlights include COVID-19 Resources, Census Tracker, Update on CONNECT Beyond: A Regional Mobility Initiative, Livable Communities Grant, Leading in a Crisis, Virtual Public Meetings, Meals on Wheels and National Volunteer Month
March 2020 – Highlights include COVID-19 Updates and Local Government Resources, Census Key Dates, Capitol Corner with updates on the Supporting Older Americans Act of 2020 and Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act, Regional Transit Plan: CONNECT Beyond kick off, Congressional Meal Plan, Carvana Hires Hundreds With Help from NCWorks in Concord, AARP Rural Livability Report and Charlotte’s Green Tariff Solar Deal.
February 2020 – Highlights include Capitol Corner focused on the Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill, Centralina’s 2018-2019 Annual Report, 2020 Region of Excellence Awards and the Centralina Area Agency on Aging Area Plan and Survey.
January 2020 – Highlights include a Letter from the Executive Director concerning our 2020 outlook, CLT Aviation Academy, Congressional Update and Resources and CEDS Data Portal Tutorial Video.
November/December 2019 – Highlights include Transportation Spotlight (Regional Transit Plan and Freight), Census Resources, Planning for Healthy Communities Conference Recap, Annual Aging Conference Recap, LGBT Cultural Competency Training and NCWorks Partnership Conference.
October 2019 – Highlights include Capitol Corner focused on the Older Americans Act reauthorization, Grant Alerts, EDA Funding Opportunity, Residents Rights month, Diabetes Self-Management, Dementia Friendly Charlotte Mecklenburg and the NCWorks Award of Distinction.