Following are recent stories and announcements released by MCOG.
June 6, 2018, Ukiah, CA - This is a great opportunity to join the Dow & Associates firm under contract with MCOG to provide staffing for the Regional Transportation Planning Agency.
On Monday, June 4 at the regular meeting of the Mendocino Council of Governments (MCOG), Executive Director Phil Dow announced his retirement after a career of more than 40 years in transportation. A registered traffic engineer, he served as the Transportation Planner for MCOG starting in the 1980s, then as Executive Director since 1999. He has chosen MCOG Program Manager Nephele Barrett as the…
May 29, 2018, Ukiah, CA - The 2018 Mendocino County Regional Housing Needs Plan (RHNA) is in progress. As required by state law, the plan allocates the number of housing units required for Housing Elements in the local jurisdictions' plans. Following is the draft allocation for the 2018 RHNA, pending further notice.
At its April 2, 2018 Council meeting, MCOG's Board of Directors passed a resolution to join the Coalition to Protect Local Transportation Improvements, a diverse group of local government, business, labor, transportation and other organizations throughout the state, in support of Proposition 69 and opposing repeal of SB 1.
Senate Bill 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, was signed into law on April 28, 2017. This legislative package invests $54 billion over the next decade to fix roads, freeways and bridges in communities across California and puts more dollars toward transit and safety. These funds will be split equally between state and local investments... Read more and see a map of transportation…
January 3, 2018 - The RTP is updated every four years. The public review and comment period starts January 4, 2018. Written comments must be received by Friday, February 2. Oral comments may be presented at MCOG's public hearing on February 5, when the RTP is on the agenda for adoption by the Board of Directors.
December 22, 2017 - MCOG invites proposals from qualified consultants for the grant-funded "Mendocino County Pedestrian Facility Needs Inventory & Engineered Feasibility Study." Proposals are due by 3pm on January 26, 2018 at our offices. Download the RFP document for full details. Addendum 1 answers questions submitted by the due date.
December 4, 2017 - MCOG's Board of Directors has adopted the Initial Study & Mitigated Negative Declaration, after the required review and comment period, A determination of mitigated negative declaration was made.
Ukiah, CA - December 5, 2017: When we're paying more at the pump, here's what we're getting for the investment. MCOG adopted its 2018 Regional Transportation Improvement Program on Dec. 4, 2017. This and several other programs will benefit directly from new funds as a result of Senate Bill 1.
MCOG invites the public to identify transit needs at its regular meeting on Dec. 4., 2017. The agenda will be posted on this website under Meetings.
The public is invited to comment on the proposed mitigated negative declaration pursuant to the provisions of CEQA. The review period is 30 days, October 18 through November 16, 2017. Written comments must be submitted to MCOG no later than November 16, 2017. The initial study and proposed mitigated negative declaration document is available for review online (see links below) or during regular…
On June 5, 2017, MCOG adopted the Fiscal Year 2017/18 Planning Overall Work Program (OWP). There were 18 work elements including transportation planning projects of two Cities, the County, Mendocino Transit Authority, and MCOG. The program was amended August 21, 2017, with 19 work elements.
City of Fort Bragg hosted the Board of Directors' semi-annual transportation tour and special meeting on a rainy, blustery day in April. MTA provided a driver and the holiday trolley for transport.Tour videoMeeting videoAgenda and Itinerary:
Ukiah, CA - March 17, 2017: MCOG has partnered with ChargePoint and Redwood Coast Energy Authority to install a network of DC chargers on Highway 101, funded by grants from the California Energy Commission.
After dedication ceremonies on Thursday, November 3, 2016, the long-awaited bypass was opened to traffic. Congratulations to our partners and all involved with delivering the top priority in the Regional Transportation Plan for Mendocino County.
The community is invited to come have a say about the future of transportation in Mendocino County! Join us at any of five locations, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
The Mendocino County RTP is being updated and we ask for your input. The survey can be submitted online or printed and returned by mail. To submit by email, open the file using a PDF reader (not Internet browser).
"Pavement Management Program Update and GIS Linkage Update in Mendocino County" - due to MCOG by 5pm, Tuesday, September 27, 2016. - 8/30/2016
The Mendocino County Regional Housing Needs Plan (RHNA) was prepared by staff and adopted June 3, 2013 by the Board of Directors; it was amended August 19, 2013. As required by state law, the plan allocates the number of housing units required for Housing Elements in the local jurisdictions' plans.