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What we do?

Our Mission

The MWVCOG’s purposes include pooling local resources to achieve efficiency and economy and to join together to address issues of common concern. Member services include economic and community development,transportation systems planning , SBA loans, GIS, mapping and census services and local government capacity-building services…..Read more

Story About Us

Who are we?

Intergovernmental cooperation in the Mid Valley began in July, 1957, with the establishment of the Mid Willamette Valley Planning Council, an organization created to provide planning services to Marion and Polk Counties, the city of Salem, and the Salem School District.  In December, 1959, a Compact of Voluntary Intergovernmental Cooperation was adopted by these same four parties and the State of Oregon….Read more

Board of Directors

The COG Board of Directors usually meets on the third Tuesday of March, June, October and December at 3:30 p.m.. Read more

Membership is valuable

Our Members

The Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Governments is a voluntary association of local governments in Marion, Polk, and Yamhill Counties including the three counties, cities within those counties, several special districts, and the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde.



Tribal Governments

Special Districts