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Alternate/Previous Name: COG
Mailing Label: Kal Co Council of Governments
ATTN: Claudette Reid
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 133
Portage, MI 49081
Phone: 269-491-9725 (Claudette Reid)
Personnel: David Anderson (Kalamazoo Commission) President; Lou Conti ((Alamo Twp. Supervisor), Vice President; Claudette Reid (Portage Council), Secretary/Treasurer.
Hours: Meets quarterly at the Kalamazoo County Road Commission 3801 E Kilgore Road, Kalamazoo, MI.
Election: November
Goal: To provide a vehicle for dissemination of information regarding best practices and emerging issues, discussions on issues of mutual concern for participating governmental units throughout Kalamazoo County; to study, plan and promote intergovernmental programs that will best meet the needs of the residents of Kalamazoo County; to minimize political confrontation between public agencies; and such other related purposes as COG believes beneficial for the residents and public agencies of Kalamazoo County.
Area Served: Kalamazoo County.
Eligibility: Municipalities and Public Agencies within Kalamazoo County
Sources of support: Dues from Municipal members
Additional Info: COG is an organization of municipalities and governmental agencies within Kalamazoo County. The member organizations are represented by elected and appointed officials or staff members of those agencies who come together to discuss issues of mutual interest.
Source of Info: Email 09/2014 per Claudette Reid.