Welcome to the Greater Portland Council of Governments
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 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.
Scarborough needs your vote!!! Coastal Living Magazine named Scarborough to their top ten list of "Happiest Seaside Communities" in the US. The final ranking will be determined by readers in an online poll. The community with the highest votes will get a spread in the July issue of Coastal Living. Click here to vote! Read the Press Release.
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.
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.
Greater Portland Energy Use and Emissions Inventory Full Report. A comprehensive assessment of the Greater Portland Region’s energy use, emissions and energy costs.
Cumberland County Energy Use and Emissions Inventory Full Report. A comprehensive assessment of Cumberland County's energy use, emissions and energy costs.
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)
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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