RPCGB Annual Meeting

Save the Date
2015 Annual Conference and Luncheon
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
9am-10am Presentation - Advanced Planning Programming and Logical Engineering (APPLE)
10:15am-11:15am Presentation and Demonstration - Bikeshare
11:30am -1:00pm Luncheon/Business Meeting
More details coming soon!

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

Medicaid Waiver Anticipates Receiving Two New Programs, Thursday, Jan 15, 2015 — The Medicaid Waiver program anticipates receiving 2 new Waiver programs. The Alabama Community Transition (ACT) Waiver and the Technology Assisted (TA) Waiver, both currently administered through the Alabama Department of Rehab Services, will begin transition for the TA Waiver... Read More »

Fiscal Year 2016-2019 Transportation Improvement Program - Call for Projects, Thursday, Jan 15, 2015 — The development of our next Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is underway. Cities and Counties must submit their funding requests by February 27th. Instructions can be downloaded at: www.rpcgb.org/tip Contact Mike Kaczorowski if you have any questions: kaz@rpcgb.org... Read More »

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Upcoming Events

  • January 28, 2016

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

  • January 29, 2015

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

  • February 11, 2015

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

  • February 18, 2015

    Transportation Citizens Committee
    RPCGB 3rd Floor Conference Room Suite 310

  • February 25, 2015

    Transportation Technical Committee
    RPCGB 3rd Floor Conference Room Suite 310

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Featured Article

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- A regional planning expert, a retired housing official, a neighborhood leader and a nonprofit executive are prospective members of a new Birmingham public authority charged with overseeing the rehabilitation of thousands of long-neglected properties. The Birmingham... Continue reading »

Get to know mayors from the region

Each month, we will profile a mayor within the six county region. December's profile is on Mayor Joe Funderberg, Pell City .