Why We Matter
Fostering a prosperous region
The educated, mobile workforce of the future can choose to live anywhere. Successful regions attract skilled workers by providing a high quality of life: a healthy environment, clean water, convenient transit options, parks for recreation and exercise, and housing options.
The Twin Cities region is a great place to live, work,
raise a family and do business; we aim to keep it that
way, and continue to improve it.
Created nearly 50 years ago as "a regional solution for regional problems," the Council has evolved to
meet new challenges over time. Read the History of the Council.
The Council's work enhances our quality of life and economic competitiveness: