Collectively, Alabama’s Regional Councils represent the entire State of Alabama by working to plan and implement strategies that create opportunities for development and prosperity.

Alabama’s regional councils exist to coordinate services for the growth of regions.  The work of the regional councils is shaped largely by a shared vision, values, goals, and objectives.  Each council takes numerous and varied actions to implement these values.

Region 1, Northwest Alabama Council of Governments

Region 2, West Alabama Regional Commission

Region 3, Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham

Region 4, East Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission

Region 5, South Central Alabama Development Commission

Region 6, Alabama-Tombigbee Regional Commission

Region 7, Southeast Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission

Region 8, South Alabama Regional Planning Commission

Region 9, Central Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission

Region 10, Lee-Russell Council of Governments

Region 11, North Central Alabama Council of Governments

Region 12, Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments

 

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ACE Star Awards Announced, Including AARC Board Member James “Bill” Curtis

NEWS RELEASE Contact:   Ms. Sidney Hoover, (205) 567-3248 AUBURN, ALABAMA. The Alabama Communities of Excellence (ACE) presented the 2014 ACE Star Awards at the annual Alabama Community Leadership Network (ACLN) Conference Award Luncheon on October 7, 2014 in Auburn, Alabama. The ACE Star Awards recognize those individuals who have performed above and beyond the […]

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Job Posting: Wiregrass Transit

Wiregrass Transit is seeking a full-time Mobility Manager.  The position involves developing and implementing the coordinated mobility program, the Human Services Coordinated Transportation Plan, managing the JARC program, developing and administering grants and will function as deputy manager to the Wiregrass Transit Authority.  Must have knowledge of and experience with complex and multi-tiered organizations, experience […]

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Job Posting: North-central Alabama Regional Council of Governments

North-central Alabama Regional Council of Governments (NARCOG) City and Regional Planner Decatur, AL This position is responsible for researching and preparing elements of various planning studies and reports; including city and regional planning for economic and community development, provision of technical assistance to local governments, and implementation activities, such as, grant preparation and administration. Knowledge […]

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Section 5310 (Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities) grant applications

AARC clearinghouse review of Section 5310  (Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities) grant applications. Agencies interested in applying for these funds will be required to submit their proposals to respective regions NLT August 14, 2014. Agencies will review the applications and provide clearinghouse letters stating compliance/non-compliance with local Human Service Coordinated Transportation Plans […]

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Senior Community Service Employment Program

  Produced by the Southeast Regional Planning and Development Commission

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CALL FOR PROJECTS FOR FUNDING TRANSIT SERVICES FOR FY 2015

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT), Modal Programs Bureau is now accepting Applications for funding consideration through the Section 5316 Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC) Program and the Section 5317 New Freedom (NF) Program. These Federal Transit Administration (FTA) programs provide funding for transit related services that assist the state’s population of low income […]

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2013 Annual Conference Highlights

Our 2013 Conference was fantastic. If you attended, you know! If not, make sure to save the date for next year’s conference. Save The Dates October 26-29, 2014 Make Your Plans to Attend! AARC Annual Training Conference At the Perdido Beach Resort Orange Beach, Alabama

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FY 2013 SECTION 5310 NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT), Modal Programs Bureau, is now accepting Applications for funding consideration through the Elderly Individuals & Individuals with Disabilities (E & D, Section 5310) Program. This Federal Transit Administration (FTA) provides funding for transit related services that assist the state’s population of elderly & disabled individuals. The following organizations are […]

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Job Access & Reverse Commute Program (Section 5316 – JARC) and the New Freedom Program (Section 5317 – NF)

Job Access & Reverse Commute Program (Section 5316 – JARC) and the New Freedom Program (Section 5317 – NF)  Grant Application  Grant Funding will be awarded for Fiscal Year 2014 The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT), Modal Programs Bureau is now accepting Applications for funding consideration through the Section 5316 Job Access and Reverse Commute […]

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Governor Bentley Elected Co-Chair of Appalachian Regional Commission

Governor Robert Bentley has been elected Co-Chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) by governors of the 13 states that make up the ARC. The commission was created by Congress in 1965 to improve the quality of life and promote economic development in the Appalachian mountain region. Thirty-seven Alabama counties are located within the ARC […]

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