Though our Region is made up of diverse entities, each with unique qualities, we are united by our similarities. Together, we comprise one community – the Greater Miami Valley Region. Founded upon the principles of regional collaboration, cooperation, and consensus building, the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission (MVRPC) serves as the common ground where area partners come together to work toward a shared vision across the Region. Together, public and private partners develop and implement innovative and sustainable strategies that enhance the Region’s quality of life and economic vitality.
Our Board of Directors’ decisions, through strategic partnerships and staff efforts, contribute to the advancement of the Region’s economic vitality, enhanced quality of life, strong sense of place, and expanded opportunities that attract and retain talented individuals and organizations to the Miami Valley Region.
MVRPC promotes collaboration among communities, stakeholders, and residents to advance regional priorities. MVRPC is a forum and resource where the Board of Directors identifies priorities and develops public policy and collaborative strategies to improve quality of life throughout the Miami Valley Region.
Our values describe how MVRPC conducts business:
Integrity - We maintain high ethics, a fair and balanced approach to issues, and strong standards of professionalism in all aspects of the agency’s work for the betterment of the Region.
Transparency - We ensure that the public has the opportunity to observe, debate, question, and participate in the agency’s planning process.
Inclusion - We seek the active participation and contribution of all groups in the regional planning process.
Diversity - We welcome alternate views and seek input from participants of diverse race, income, jurisdiction, age, or ability.
Innovation - We seek and offer creative and innovative solutions in the regional planning process through expanded use of technology, improved processes, and adapted methods from other fields or regions
1. Regional Stewardship - We think regionally while discussing and making decisions on issues that affect the Miami Valley Region Our members collaborate on regional topics that improve service delivery and quality of life in our communities.
2. Vibrant Communities – We leverage the considerable resources of the Miami Valley Region, public, and private funding to nurture and enhance our Region as well as our communities.
3. Partnerships – We partner with business, civic, and governmental organizations and jurisdictions resulting in relationships and synergies leading to shared initiatives and engagement.
4. Sustainable Solutions and Environment – MVRPC will focus on preserving and enhancing the valuable ecosystem services that benefit the residents of the Miami Valley Region. The natural environment provides valuable ecosystem services to our Region that when properly preserved and protected, help to filter our water and air, moderate temperature extremes, store carbon and protect valuable topsoil.
MVRPC offers several programs and services which benefit residents, businesses and members alike. Please select the topic in which you’re interested to learn more about how MVRPC can assist you.