RPCGB Annual Meeting

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2015 Annual Conference and Luncheon
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
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Transportation Planning

The Commission's Transportation Department provides local governments a full range of planning services for all modes of transportation. Through the Birmingham Metropolitan Planning Organization the Commission coordinates the Long Range Transportation Plan and the Transportation Improvement Program.

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Revolving Loan Fund

The RPCGB operates a Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) that provides financing for expanding and new businesses in Blount, Chilton, St. Clair, Shelby and Walker Counties. Advantages of the RLF include flexible terms, low fixed interest rates and up to 90% financing. This loan is perfect for businesses recently affected by the tornado disaster.

Find out more on the Revolving Loan Fund page.

Community Planning

The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham's Community Planning Department provides community planning services for the Member Governments of Blount, Chilton, Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair and Walker Counties. The Community Planning Department seeks to develop viable places by promoting integrated approaches to planning for the betterment of the communities the RPCGB serves.

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Medicaid Waiver Program

The RPCGB is now administering the Elderly and Disabled Medicaid Waiver Program and the 530 Waiver Program. These programs allows individuals that are at risk of nursing home placement to remain in their home as long as possible. Click here to find out more about each program and the services. Click here to find out more about the program's services.



What is the RPCGB?

The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham (RPCGB) provides planning services, economic development services and multiple initiatives for six counties and 84 communities throughout central Alabama.

RPCGB works through a consultation process with local governments, citizens, non-profits and the private sector in Blount, Chilton, Jefferson, St. Clair, Shelby and Walker counties. It is through this process that opportunities and cost effective solutions are identified to assure physical and economic growth for everyone.

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Latest News

City to apply for funding for Mountain Brook Village roundabouts, Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015 — Two roundabouts could be coming to Mountain Brook Village. The council approved a request for federal funding for this project at its Feb. 23 meeting. A study from April 2013 by Sain and Associates found that the adding a... Read More »

Community Builders to Host Webinar on Creative Approaches to Economic Development , Thursday, Feb 19, 2015 — Community Builders is hosting a free webinar on Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015 at 2:00pm EST entitled "Creative approaches to economic development: What it takes to attract and retain businesses in today's economy." The webinar will communicate results from the... Read More »

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Upcoming Events

  • March 4, 2015

    Finance Committee Meeting
    9:00 am 12th Floor Conf. Room A

  • March 11, 2015

    Program / Budget Committee
    RPCGB, Conference Room A

  • March 11, 2015

    MPO Policy Committee
    RPCGB 3rd Floor Conference Room Suite 310 Cancelled

  • March 18. 2015

    Board of Directors Meeting
    RPCGB 3rd Floor Conference Room Suite 310

  • March 18. 2015

    Transportation Citizens Committee
    RPCGB 3rd Floor Conference Room Suite 310 Cancelled

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Featured Article

The Alabama Council on Developmental Disabilities has contracted with the RPCGB to complete a statewide assessment of the transportation needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and to formulate viable options to fill those needs. Please help us by taking... Continue reading »