Current Programs of the EACOG

The Erie Area Council of Governments currently offers the following Programs to Erie County Municipalities: 


Municipal Training Series:

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

Joint Bidding/Purchasing:

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


Erie County Signing Region Trust

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.