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In accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), the State of Mississippi is divided into local workforce development areas for the purpose of carrying out the programs funded under the Act. The Act promotes local planning and service delivery as the best mechanism for identifying and meeting workforce skill gaps and needs.… Read more.
CMPDD’s Elderly and Disabled (E&D) Home and Community Based Medicaid Waiver program provides Case Management (CM) and Home Delivered Meal (HDM) services to Medicaid eligible elderly and/or disabled recipients who desire to remain in their home setting. The Registered Nurse and Licensed Social Worker work together as a team to coordinate all approved Waiver services and conduct monthly home visits to assure the approved services are meeting the clients’ needs.… Read more.
Every five (5) years CMPDD, as the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), is responsible for developing a comprehensive long-range Metropolitan Transportation Plan that identifies the needs of the transportation system in the metro-area (Hinds, Madison, and Rankin Counties) for the next 25 years.… Read more.
Three organizations assisted Central Mississippi Planning and Development District/Area Agency on Aging with the 2017 Annual “Santa for Seniors Project.” The Jackson Chapter of the National Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA), the Jackson Association of Health Underwriters (JAHU), and Home Instead Senior Care provided Christmas gifts to over 500 needy seniors in our seven (7) county area.… Read more.
(Jackson, Miss.)—On Tuesday, December 15, the Central Mississippi Planning and Development District (CMPDD) will unveil its 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan at a news conference at 10:30 A.M. at its office located at 1170 Lakeland Drive in Jackson.
The CMPDD, which is the Metropolitan Planning Organization responsible for coordinating a federally-mandated transportation planning process for the Jackson Metropolitan Area, has completed the update process to develop the 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan
The announcement will include remarks from Mike Monk, the CEO for CMPDD; Dick Hall, the Central District Commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Transportation; and Knox Ross, the Chairman of the Metropolitan Planning Organization.… Read more.
On July 6, 2012, the new transportation bill, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), was signed into law. MAP-21 went into effect on October 1, 2012 and is the first long-term highway authorization bill since the previous legislation enacted in 2005.… Read more.
Planning & Management
CMPDD provides planning assistance to local governments which may range from a brief technical assistance effort to preparing a long-range, multi-year comprehensive plan.
The regional governmental assistance program is the District’s effort to improve the management practices of local governments and provide common services, thus lowering the cost of providing services to citizens of the respective governmental units.… Read more.