Region XII Council of Governments

Contact Information


Local Assistance Director


(712) 792-9914



PO Box 768 1009 E Anthony St
Carroll, IA 51401-0768
United States


Region XII Council of Governments was formed by 28E in 1973 to serve city and county governments in Audubon, Carroll Crawford, Greene, Guthrie & Sac Counties. It also has associate member cities in Boone and Dallas Counties. The COG provides grant writing and administration services, comprehensive and strategic planning, city codification, hazard mitigation, nuisance abatement, rental inspections, GIS, transportation planning, economic development planning, and other planning services. The COG provides public transit, housing, fiscal agent services, and operates the Iowa Waste Exchange.

Primary Service

Public Planning/Grant Writing

Additional Services

Land Planning & Development

Service Directory Resources


This publication is designed to assist cities begin their annual budget process. Learn about revenues, expenditures, legislation and other budget issues.

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The Iowa League of Cities has focused on the topic of local option sales and service tax (LOSST), the mechanics of how it works and the importance to the communities.

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Property taxes play a significant role in municipal government as the primary funding source for city budgets. Check out a variety of special reports regarding this topic.

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