The Central Mississippi Planning & Development District has been promoting regional excellence since 1968. Our purpose is to assist with creative regional solutions to relevant and emerging issues for our participating governments. Click here to view the CMPDD Board of Directors.


Through the District’s data center we are able to provide our participating governments as well as other clients data reports. LEARN MORE

Community Driven PlanningCMPDD provides planning assistance which may range from brief technical assistance to preparing a long-range plan. LEARN MORE

CMPDD is responsible for planning, developing, implementing and coordinating aging services throughout the seven-county region. LEARN MORE

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  • MI-BEST Community College Programs (4/15/2016) - A number of community colleges in Mississippi have implemented MI-BEST programs, which are accelerated approaches to the instruction of skills training and workplace preparation. This program structure follows that of I-BEST, a model of education which challenges the conventional notion … Continue reading
  • District Adds Transit Viewer to Website (4/15/2016) - The District recently launched its latest transportation viewer, the transit viewer.  The transit viewer was designed to assist users of the JATRAN transit system with their daily commutes by providing them with a web-based system, that is smart-phone compatible, to … Continue reading
  • DRA Co-Chair Masingill and Governor Bryant Announce Grants in CMPDD Area (4/15/2016) - CMPDD was honored to host Delta Regional Authority (DRA) Federal Co-Chairman Chris Masingill and Governor Phil Bryant on the grounds of the Farmer’s Market of University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) to announce the 2015 DRA SEDAP grant awards for … Continue reading

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