Navigating the ever-evolving landscape of local governance can be a challenging endeavor.

That's why Central Pines Regional Council is here to lend a helping hand to our member governments. We provide a comprehensive range of support services designed to empower your community and enhance your ability to serve your residents effectively. 

As communities take on ever-expanding responsibilities, we recognize the strain it can put on your limited staff capacity and resources. Our primary mission is to make your life easier by offering cost-efficient technical assistance and staffing solutions that align seamlessly with your budget, ensuring you achieve your goals without breaking the bank.

Making a Request for Support

Member government stakeholders who foresee an upcoming need or want to discuss a local or regional assistance gap can reach out directly in one of two ways:

a) Emailing Local Government Services Director Alana Keegan at 
b) Filling out the request form below. The appropriate staff member will be in touch within 2-3 business days.


Central Pines is your community's partner. We stand ready to provide expert assistance across a broad spectrum of categories, ensuring no challenge is too daunting for your team. From filling staff gaps and developing operational plans and guidance to assisting with community plans, facilitating important or difficult discussions, and implementing strategic plans, we've got you covered. 

In 2023-2024, we are offering the following direct assistance. 

Organizational Management 
Capital Improvement Planning
Human Resource Support
Pay and Classification or Market Studies
Executive Recruitment
Strategic Plan Development and Implementation
Organizational Impact Studies
Day-to-Day Operations
Grant Administration
American Rescue Plan (ARPA) and Federal Grant Management 
On-site Finance and Administration Staffing
Finance Software Transition Support
Community Planning
Small Area Plan Development
Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning
Watershed Planning
Growth Capacity Analyses
Zoning Administration
Development Tracking and Analysis
Community Development
Climate and Resilience Planning
Community Growth Audits
Housing Plan Creation and Implementation
Housing & Opportunity Site Analyses
Housing Needs Assessments