Local Unit Member Governments and Policies

Lead Planning Agency (LPA)

The City of Gastonia is the Lead Planning Agency for the GCLMPO. The City’s Transportation Planning Division serves as the MPO staff. 

Professional and Technical Services we offer to our Local Government Partners:

  • Engage and Coordinate Stakeholders
  • Produce Data on/for Member Jurisdictions
  • Facilitate Information Sharing Across Jurisdictions
  • Site Plan Review
  • Grant Writing Assistance
  • Evaluate Transportation Improvement Options 
  • Title VI Compliance

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlines the policies, structure, membership and the roles and responsibilities of GCLMPO.  It is the governing document of the MPO, which guides the cooperative, comprehensive and continuing transportation planning process among the parties therein.  The effective date for the current MOU for GCLMPO is October 17, 2013.  Click the following link to view GCLMPO’s MOU.

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