The Erie Area Council of Governments currently offers the following Programs to Erie County Municipalities:
Launched training series on April 20, 2016 with Zoning Hearing Board member workshop: 57 individuals participated representing 19 municipalities, survey showed that 95% found the workshop to be informative
Accepting input from municipalities on training needs
Securing speakers, locations, sponsorships
Possible Future topics: Planning Commissions, Comprehensive Planning, Right to Know Requests, CoStars Purchasing, Economic Development, and Authorities and Commissions best practices
Bid solicitation and administration for Road Materials, General Items and Gas and Diesel Fuel bids
Resulting in significant savings due to bulk pricing and bid process administration
All Erie County municipalities are welcome to participate
Accepting recommendations for new products, services and materials to include in bid solicitation
The Erie County Signing Region Trust (ECSRT) is contracted by PennDot to administer the Right of Way signage for State Routes and local roads in Erie County.
Joint Cable FranchiseAgreement Negotiation
The EACOG contracted with the Cohen Law Group to re-negotiate the expiring Cable Franchise agreements on behalf of 14 municipalities. This service remains available as needed in the future.
All Erie County municipalities, school district and authorities are welcome to inquire about the cost of non-member participation in any and all EACOG progams.
The EACOG is regularly developing new programs to meet the needs of its membership.