620 Dakota Street, Suite 251
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
The McHenry County Council of Governments is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization created in 1976 to foster intergovernmental cooperation among municipalities and other local governments in McHenry County and to address issues of mutual concern. The organization was made more formal in 2002-2003 with the adoption of by-laws. In 2004, member municipalities began paying dues in proportion to their population and assessed valuation and in 2005, the first part-time Executive Director was hired. The MCCG is recognized as one of several regional councils of government and is a member of the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus.
The McHenry County Council of Governments is a cohesive network of governmental bodies who seek to foster cooperation between all levels of government. The purpose of the McHenry County Council of Governments is to uphold and advocate principles of effective local government, facilitate solutions to regional issues and otherwise lessen the burdens of government.
The MCCG works with the following partner organizations to address regional issues.