Mission, Vision & Goals

Mission & Vision

Merced County Association of Governments (MCAG) is a council of governments with responsibility to manage and implement regional transportation, transit, and solid waste disposal services, while providing a public forum for cross-jurisdictional issues. The vision is simply partnering for regional solutions. 

The key values for MCAG are:

  • Service
  • Professionalism
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork


  • Goal 1: Promote the interests of the public through regional planning.
  • Goal 2: Communicate effectively to partners and the public to enhance policy decision-making.
  • Goal 3: Support positive relationships among MCAG directors and member agencies.
  • Goal 4: Increase MCAG’s and member agencies’ access to resources.