Central Midlands Council of Governments
Richland County has eleven representatives: six elected officials and five citizens appointed by Council. The terms are three years. The duties and powers include guiding area wide development; providing research, planning and technical assistance to the 34 individual local governments in the region; assisting with land use planning, mapping, public administration statistics, transportation, housing, environment, community development, and planning of services for the elderly; keeping tabs on growth and development of the region by compiling, analyzing, and publishing a variety of information which serves as the basis for decision makers in both the public and private sectors.
Benjamin J. Mauldin, Executive Dir.
236 Stoneridge Drive
Columbia, SC 29210
Board meets: 4th Thursday
Kelvin E. Washington, Jr.