East Texas Council of Governments is the designated Administrative Agent of the Workforce Solutions East Texas Board. As such, East Texas Council of Governments is responsible for conducting the day-to-day operations of the various programs throughout the East Texas Region.
ETCOG is a voluntary association of local governments within a fourteen county East Texas region. ETCOG’s aim is to reinforce and strengthen local governments in East Texas by enabling them to provide more effective, efficient, and economical services. These services range from leadership, education, and financial resources. ETCOG also assists local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development.
ETCOG complements local government without infringing on the local home rule.