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  • SACOG (Sacramento Area Council of Governments)
    Is an association of local governments in the six-county Sacramento Region. Its members include the counties of El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, Sutter, Yolo and Yuba as well as the 22 cities.
    Provides transportation planning and funding for the region, and serves as a forum for the study and resolution of regional issues.
  • Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District (AQMD)
    overall mission is to achieve clean air goals by leading the region in protecting public health and the environment through innovative and effective programs, dedicated staff, community involvement, and public education.

    The AQMD's work involves interaction with local, state and federal government agencies, the business community, environmental groups, and private citizens.
  • Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency (SAFCA)
    To reduce flood risk, thereby minimizing the impacts of floods on human safety, health, and welfare; and, consistent with these flood risk reduction goals, to preserve and enhance the environmental and aesthetic values that floodways and floodplains contribute to the quality of life in the Sacramento region.
  • Sacramento Area Commerce and Trade Organization (SACTO)
    Sacramento Region’s leading facilitator of economic development.
  • Center for Strategic Economic Research (CSER)
    It provides a full range of objective economic and demographic research.
  • Sacramento Business Review (Publication)
    Issued biannually, the Review provides a comprehensive analysis of the region’s economy.
  • California's Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo)
    Is a countywide commission, required in each California county.

    Goals: Ensure the orderly formation of local governmental agencies, preserve agricultural and open space lands, and discourage sprawl.
    Govern: Boundary changes (annexations) of cities and special districts, formation of new agencies, incorporation of new cities and districts, and consolidation or reorganization of special districts and or cities.
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