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October 4, 2022 | Posted in News
Water splashes around the Children's Fountain in North Kansas City.

Thanks to everyone who joined the MARC Board of Directors and Budget and Personnel Committee meetings on Sept. 27. We’re sharing selected highlights from the meetings for your awareness and use in regional conversations.

September 29, 2022 | Posted in News
People buying items at downtown Overland Park farmers market

Sixth round of MARC Planning Sustainable Places grants will fund 15 area projects. 

August 29, 2022 | Posted in News
The MARC Board of Directors listens to a presentation.

Thanks to everyone who joined the MARC Board of Directors and Budget and Personnel Committee meetings on Aug. 23. We’re sharing selected highlights from the meetings for your awareness and use in regional conversations.

The MARC Board heard a variety of updates, including:

July 1, 2022 | Posted in News
The Museum at Prairiefire in Overland Park, Kansas, features a colorful entrance.

Thanks to everyone who joined the MARC Board of Directors and Budget and Personnel Committee meetings on June 28. We’re sharing selected highlights from the meetings for your awareness and use in regional conversations.

June 23, 2022 | Posted in News
Ed Eilert and Dan Manley with their awards standing in front of the Parade of Hearts art project

On June 10, MARC held its annual Regional Assembly at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center.

June 9, 2022 | Posted in News
2021 MARC Annual Review cover with the title "Then. Now. Next."

Commemorating 50 years of regional impact, the Mid-America Regional Council's Annual Review celebrates the past, present and future with the theme "Then. Now. Next."

June 6, 2022 | Posted in News
MARC logo projected on screen with awards in shadow foreground

In-person event will celebrate MARC’s 50th anniversary; feature Regional Leadership Awards, local artists

June 3, 2022 | Posted in News
Skyline view of downtown Kansas City, Missouri with river in foreground

MARC is celebrating 50 years of coming together with diverse partners to develop innovative approaches to regional issues.

June 1, 2022 | Posted in News
People in silhouette in front of fountain at sunset

The Mid-America Regional Council is excited to debut the new www.marc.org, a streamlined, mobile responsive version of the website for the nonprofit association of city and county governments and metropolitan planning organization for the bistate Kansas City region. 

May 11, 2022 | Posted in News
Illustration of different housing types

New Community Project Funding (CPF) will help increase access to affordable housing options for individuals and families throughout the Kansas City region.