Iowa Association of Regional Councils (IARC) is the trade association for the 17 Councils of Government (COGs) in Iowa, and it facilitates communities to increase economic growth, improve public services and solve regional issues.
The Tomorrow Plan concentrates on future sustainable development of Des Moines, Iowa. The plan is composed of technical analysis of existing conditions and future trends. The goal of the plan is to establish a vision of Greater Des Moines in 2050.
The Ames Urban Fringe Plan (2006) is a shared land use plan cooperatively developed by Boone County, Story County, the City of Ames and the City of Gilbert.
Access this link to view the Regional Smart Plan for Dubuque County and its website.
Overview and detailed description of Iowa Code Chapter 28E: Joint Exercise of Governmental Powers.