General Forum

The Responsibilities of the General Forum Include:

The General Forum serves as the general policy body of the Centre Region Council of Governments (COG). Each January, the General Forum shall conduct an organizational meeting to select Officers and designate regular meeting dates. The General Forum is responsible for considering and carrying out the programs and functions agreed to by the participating municipalities, which include:

      • Annually installing the Chair/Vice-Chair elect as the current year's chair and other officers as required.
      • Adopting a budget for the next fiscal year.
      • Resolving membership and participation questions.
      • Acting on amendments to the Articles of Agreement.
      • Appointing and dismissing the Executive Director.
      • Acting on all proposals to initiate, continue, modify or discontinue any programs or functions of the COG.
      • Adopting a Personnel Policy, Position Classification Plan and Employee Evaluation Program.

The General Forum typically meets at 7:00 PM on the fourth Monday of each month.