Welcome to the Greater Portland Council of Governments

GPCOG is located at 970 Baxter Blvd, Portland, ME

Founded in 1969, the Greater Portland Council of Governments (GPCOG) is a voluntary organization with a distinguished history of service to the municipalities and public service agencies of the Greater Portland (Maine) region. 

GPCOG Governance                                       GPCOG Member Municipalities

GPCOG Mission Statement:  Providing responsive service and leadership to our municipal members and community partners through regional cooperation and collaboration.
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GPCOG's address is 970 Baxter Boulevard, Second Floor, Portland, ME 04103. The office is located on the Washington Avenue (Bates Street) end of Baxter Boulevard and is easily accessible from Exit 8 of 295 from the south, and Exit 9 of 295 from the north.

 

Greater Portland Region Selected Under 'Investing in Manufacturing Communities' Partnership Initiative - May 28, 2014

 

Economic Development Action Plan 2014 - New CEDS - This document represents new thinking on how we sustain and build our economy by focusing our efforts within, on what is special and unique about our region.  Over 150  business and community leaders were engaged in compiling this document.

 

GPCOG 2014 Annual Report

Regional ReCOGnition Awards 2014

 

Southern Maine ARea Transportation (SMART) Initiative

 

Mobilize Maine

 

Sustain Southern Maine website

 

Brownfields Grant Award.  GPCOG was awarded an $800,000 Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on May 8, 2013. We are one of only two such grantees in New England. Learn more about the Brownfields RLF program.

Regional Route Study

 

Greater Portland Energy Use and Emissions Inventory Full Report.  A comprehensive assessment of the Greater Portland Region’s energy use, emissions and energy costs.

Greater Portland Energy Use and Emissions Inventory Executive Summary

Cumberland County Energy Use and Emissions Inventory Full Report.  A comprehensive assessment of Cumberland County's energy use, emissions and energy costs.

Cumberland County Energy Use and Emissions Inventory Executive Summary

 

GPCOG Strategic Plan 2010

GPCOG Strategic Plan 2006

Idle Reduction Rebates Available

Maine State Rail Plan

CEDS 2009 Document Available

Click here to download the 2009 document (24 mb and 321 pages)

Click here to download the 2008 document. (16.5 mb)

Click here to download the 2007 document. (15 mb)

Greater Portland Global Communities Task Force Report

Sustainability Principles Adopted by GPCOG Executive Committee

 

Coastal Cumberland County Emergency Evacuation & Detour Plan Phase II.  Click here to download the executive summary

Municipal Profiles Updated. 

Click here to go to the profiles.

Regional Transit Coordination Study Available
Click here to go to the Study.

Public Participation and Environmental Justice Plan Available 

Public Participation and Environmental Justice are essential to the success of any public program or project. GPCOG and PACTS have created a joint Public Participation and Title VI Plan describing our policies and procedures that ensure full and fair participation by all potentially affected communities in the transportation decision-making process.
Click here to download the Plan.

 

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WHAT'S NEW

Upcoming Meetings
August 25-September 4...
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GPCOG Annual Meeting Held
New Executive Committee Established...
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Regional ReCOGnition Awards 2014
Falmouth, Gray and Scarborough received awards...
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