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 GIS/Data Portal 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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  • The Jackson MPO Announces Funding for 26 Metro-Area Transportation Projects (4/26/2017) - In February, the Jackson Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) approved $20.1 million in Federal Surface Transportation Block Grant (STBG) funding for metro-area transportation projects aimed at reducing congestion and improving the safety and efficiency of the regional transportation system.  The STBG … Continue reading
  • Local Workforce Area Sector Strategy Planning (4/26/2017) - Southcentral Mississippi Works (SMW) is the seventeen county workforce area which serves individuals and employers in the central and southwest part of the state.  CMPDD serves as the fiscal administrative entity for the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) … Continue reading
  • McNeely Plastics Expansion (4/26/2017) - CMPDD staff presented officials of McNeely Plastics, Inc., Copiah County, and Copiah County Economic Development District with a National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) award for Innovative Projects. This NADO award was for the McNeely Plastics expansion project.

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