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|The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is a voluntary association of
local governments established in 1966 to assist local governments in planning for common
needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development.
NCTCOG's purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local
governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary
duplication, and make joint decisions.
NCTCOG serves a 16-county region of North Central Texas which is centered around the
two urban centers of Dallas and Fort Worth. Currently, NCTCOG has 231 member
governments including all 16 counties, 163 cities, 26 school districts, and 26 special
Each member government appoints a COG voting representative from its governing body.
These voting representatives make up the General Assembly which annually elects the
Executive Board. The Board is the policy approval body for all NCTCOG activities and is
supported by technical, study, and policy development committees as well as professional
staff headed by Mike Eastland, Executive Director.