About MCOG

The Midcoast Council of Governments (MCOG)

is a non-profit regional economic development

and planning organization that supports

business retention, expansion and attraction

to improve the regional economy.


MCOG aims to strengthen local municipal self-government while combining total resources for meeting regional challenges beyond individual capacities. MCOG:

  • Serves as a mutual forum to identify, study, and bring into focus regional challenges and opportunities
  • Provides organizational support to enable communication and coordination among governments and agencies concerned with regional issues and opportunities
  • Acts as an advocate where membership directs and exercises such powers as the member municipalities may delegate