17 Main Street
Fairfield Maine, 04937
Phone: (207) 453-4258
Fax: (207) 453-4264 Email Us
is a municipal services corporation owned and operated by and for the
benefit of its members. KVCOG helps its members to deliver cost
effective and efficient municipal services, to create a more stable,
growing, and diversified regional economy, to improve transportation
and communication, and to preserve our natural environment through conservation
of resources and wise land use planning and decision-making.
KVCOG grew out of a shared desire by municipal officials in Kennebec,
Somerset, and western Waldo Counties to take a regional approach to
improving life for their citizens by pooling resources and building their
to solve problems and to take advantage of opportunities not otherwise
available to any one municipality. KVCOG is an example of a successful
and productive regional collaboration in practice. Founded in 1967,
KVCOG is in its 46th year of serving its municipal members. Membership
from the founding municipalities to the current forty-eight. These
forty-eight members represent a population of about 182,000.
KVCOG’s staff of eight offers planning (land use,
environmental, solid waste, transportation), community development,
and business finance services to members and their citizens. KVCOG
enjoys working relationships with the Maine State Planning Office, Department
of Transportation, Department of Economic and Community Development
and the Finance Authority of Maine. The US Department of Commerce (EDA),
the US Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, and the US Small
Business Administration also fund KVCOG municipal and business assistance
programs. KVCOG is a federally designated Economic Development District
and a state designated Regional Planning and Development District.
affiliations with the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development,
the Maine Small Business Development Center, the Maine
Manufacturers Extension Partnership and the Maine Procurement Technical Assistance Center, KVCOG packages
a portfolio of state business attraction and technical assistance
and counseling programs designed to retain and attract firms able to
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The 2014 Proposed Program Statement, which details the proposed budget and rules for the Community Development Block Grant Program, is now available at www.meocd.org.
A Public Hearing on the 2014 Proposed Program Statement will be held on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the office of the Department of Economic and Community Development on the third floor of the Burton Cross Building, 111 Sewall Street, Augusta, Maine 04330. The purpose of the Public Hearing is to solicit comment on the Proposed Program Statement. Written comments may be submitted to Deborah Johnson, Director of the Office of Community Development, at the above address or at firstname.lastname@example.org All comments must be received by 4:00pm, October 11, 2013.
KVCOG will continue to provide technical assistance to communities within its region of Kennebec, Somerset and western Waldo counties. Please call Gail Chase, Community Development Manager, at 453-4258 x218 for more information.