Since its establishment as a Council of Governments in 1973, our agency was statutorily designated to serve in the following capacities:
In 2016, the agency sponsored Senate Bill 1305 (Morrell), consolidating the agency into as two entities, the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA) and the San Bernardino Associated Governments (to be known as the San Bernardino Council of Governments (SBCOG)) The bill passed through both houses and was signed by the Governor in August 2016. As of January 1, 2017, the San Bernardino Associated Governments, serving in each capacity as noted above, is primarily known as SBCTA.
At the November 2, 2016 Board of Directors Meeting, in an effort to highlight the agency’s Council of Governments efforts, it was approved to have the San Bernardino Associated Governments do business as the San Bernardino Council of Governments (SBCOG).
Serving more than 2.1 million residents of San Bernardino County, our mission is to enhance the quality of life for all residents in San Bernardino County by:
The Board of Directors, acting in its capacity as the San Bernardino Associated Governments, approved this mission statement on June 2, 1993 and reaffirmed it on March 6, 1996.
San Bernardino County is a diverse county that encompasses approximately 20,000 square miles and is home to:
Unique mining resources abide in San Bernardino County's open desert spaces, which are also home to Joshua Tree National Park, the Mojave National Preserve, and the U.S. Army and Marine training and material depots. By the year 2025, this county of urban, suburban and rural character is forecast to grow to a total of 2.78 million residents.
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Last updated: February 3, 2017
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