Mid-America Regional Council (MARC)
The Mid-America Regional Council,
commonly referred to as MARC, serves as the association of city and county
governments and the metropolitan planning organization for the bi-state
Kansas City region.
MARC seeks to build a stronger regional
community through cooperation, leadership and planning. Through MARC's
leadership, area jurisdictions and diverse community interests sit down together
to address the region's problems and identify the opportunities for cooperative
solutions. These efforts, in turn, enhance the effectiveness of local
As a voluntary association, MARC strives to
foster better understanding and cooperation on issues that extend beyond the
jurisdiction of a single city, county or state. These issues include
transportation, child care, aging, emergency services, environmental issues and
a host of others.