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 membership. Click here to view the CMPDD Board of Directors.

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Community Driven Planning
CMPDD 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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  • CMPDD Receives Three National Innovation Awards from NADO (2/3/2014) -

    CMPDD has received three 2013 Innovation Awards from the National Assn. of Development Organizations (NADO) Research Foundation for: 1) Madison County’s GIS Program, 2) City of Ridgeland’s Universal Playground, and 3) University of Mississippi Medical Center’s University Drive project. NADO is a Washington, DC-based association that promotes programs and policies that strengthen local governments, communities, and economies through regional cooperation, program delivery, and comprehensive strategies.… Read more.

  • Jackson MPO Announces Funding for 26 Metro Transportation Projects (2/3/2014) -

    In November, the Jackson Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) approved $22.3 million in funding for metro-area transportation projects aimed at reducing congestion and improving the safety and efficiency of the regional multi-modal transportation system.
    “Transportation is about providing options to keep everyone moving.… Read more.

  • New Online Tools Available for Employers and Job Seekers (2/3/2014) -

    The new Mississippi Online Employment Services System (OESS) is a real-time, web based workforce and employment system that helps employers find qualified workers and job seekers find employment that matches their skills. Developed by nSPARC (National Strategic Planning and Analysis Research Center) at Mississippi State University, the OESS system is now in use throughout the state by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.… Read more.


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