The Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) serves as the Council of Governments (COG) and the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the bistate Kansas City region. MARC encourages cooperation and collaboration on issues that extend beyond the jurisdiction of a single city, county or state. These issues include transportation, child care, aging, emergency services, environmental issues and other regional issues.
About the region
The Mid-America Regional Council serves the nine county Kansas City metropolitan area, including Cass, Clay, Jackson, Platte and Ray Counties in Missouri and Johnson, Leavenworth, Miami and Wyandotte counties in Kansas. There are 120 separate city governments within the region. Estimated population of the region in 2005 was 1.8 million people.
600 Broadway, Suite 200
Kansas City, Missouri 64105