Mid-Iowa Development Association (MIDAS) 
Council of Governments


The region that constitutes Mid-Iowa Development Association (MIDAS) consists of all of Calhoun, Hamilton, Humboldt, Pocahontas, Webster and Wright Counties, as well as the local governments within this area.

MIDAS Council of Governments is an intergovernmental agency (28E and 28H) that was created in response to common interests of governments and the need for cooperative approaches to solve area-wide issues. This cooperative venture is intended to help local governments improve their capacity to implement services by defining regional issues, problems, and opportunities; setting priorities and formulating policies, plans and programs to deal with them; and achieving efficient and effective action on area wide matters through communications, coordination, and cooperation.

Programs are voluntary as MIDAS does not have authority to bind its members, nor can it force adherence to any given plan or policy.

MIDAS Mission Statement:

The MIDAS cooperative venture is intended to help local governments improve their capacity to implement services by defining regional issues, problems, and opportunities; 
setting priorities and formulating policies, plans, and programs to deal with them; 
and achieving efficient and effective action on area wide matters through communications, coordination and cooperation. 
         The mission statement was developed in 1971 and has not been changed since.


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FEATURED

  • April 22, 2015 Executive Board Meeting Please follow this link to download Board Packets for the April Executive Board Meeting, which will be held on Wednesday, April 22nd at 5:00 p.m. at the Northwest ...
    Posted Apr 17, 2015, 12:48 PM by Stacy Lentsch
  • The April 2015 Edition of The MIDAS Touch is now Available! April news and updates can be found by viewing this month's edition of The MIDAS Touch.
    Posted Apr 16, 2015, 11:12 AM by Stacy Lentsch
  • Trails Survey MIDAS Council of Governments is in the process of developing a trails plan for the region which includes Calhoun, Hamilton, Humboldt, Pocahontas, Webster and Wright Counties.  This plan will identify ...
    Posted Apr 13, 2015, 1:49 PM by Stacy Lentsch
  • 2015 Pocahontas County Hazard Mitigation Final Draft Plan Available The 2015 Pocahontas County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Final Draft Plan was approved by the Pocahontas County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015.  The plan is now at ...
    Posted Feb 10, 2015, 8:43 AM by Stacy Lentsch
  • MIDAS Housing Programs This presentation is regarding the "MIDAS Housing Programs" presented to the Mid Iowa Growth Partnership on January 23, 2015.
    Posted Jan 21, 2015, 11:54 AM by Stacy Lentsch
  • Title VI Plan, Title VI Public Notice, and Title VI Complaint Form To view the Title VI Plan, Title VI Public Notice, and the Title VI Complaint Form, download the documents below. For questions pertaining to these documents, please contact Cliff Weldon ...
    Posted May 2, 2014, 8:27 AM by Maggie Carlin
  • MIDAS Personnel Policies The MIDAS Personnel Policies can be viewed by clicking the document below.  This documentation is for the use of the IDOT to ensure our RPA meets the Title VI Documentation ...
    Posted Apr 18, 2013, 6:46 AM by cmiller@midascog.net
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