The Northeast Florida Regional Council (NEFRC) is a dynamic network of local governance, serving seven counties - Baker, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Putnam, Nassau and St. Johns and their 27 municipalities. Our mission is to provide visionary leadership and coordination between counties and governmental agencies to preserve and enhance the quality of Northeast Florida's natural, man-made, economic, and social environment.
To be a dynamic network of local governance, providing visionary leadership, advocacy, and coordination between counties and local, state and federal governmental agencies to preserve and enhance the quality of Northeast Floridas economic, natural, built and social environment by:
Actively serving as a convener of regional issues
Fostering public awareness of diverse regional issues
Identifying trends, issues and opportunities for the Region
Building consensus for Regional solutions through coordination and cooperation
Providing a regionally focused forum for comprehensive and functional planning Furnishing technical and administrative assistance to local
governments and other stakeholders, and
Maintaining expertise among staff and pursuing technologies that support the successful implementation of the MISSION.
Regional Planning Councils are authorized by Florida Statutes. There are 10 Regional Planning Councils in the State of Florida.