The mission of the South Central Ozark Council of Governments is to promote human resources, educational opportunities, and economic development in order to enhance the quality of life for the region’s inhabitants. The organization strives to accomplish these objectives by:
- Providing professional staff assistance to local governments and organizations in the region.
- Serving as an advocate for the South Central Region before federal, state, and local government agencies and other organizations that influence or affect public policy.
- Promoting the economic development of the region.
- Providing a forum for the discussion and resolution of common problems and issues affecting the region.