Pottawattamie County to Celebrate National County Government Month

Posted April 1, 2024
Posted by: Public Relations

Pottawattamie County, Iowa – Pottawattamie County will celebrate National County Government Month (NCGM) during the month of April to showcase how the county achieves healthy, safe, and vibrant communities.

The announcement was made through a proclamation at Tuesday’s County Board of Supervisors meeting.

“Counties fulfill a vast range of responsibilities and deliver services that touch nearly every aspect of our residents’ lives,” said Board Chair Susan Miller. “Pottawattamie County and all counties take pride in our responsibility to protect and enhance the health, wellbeing and safety of our residents in efficient and cost-effective ways.”

The theme for this year’s celebration of NCGM is “ForwardTogether,” inspired by the signature focus of National Association of Counties (NACo) President Mary Jo McGuire. The theme highlights the powerful role of county governments as intergovernmental partners that:

This year, Pottawattamie County celebrates NCGM by recognizing the impact of county departments and personnel serving the community. Throughout the month, Pottawattamie County will refer to this celebration with #NCGM on social media.

“We’re proud of the programs and services we provide to our residents,” said Miller. “This month we celebrate the ways our government connects, inspires, and leads every day – within our community and in collaboration with our state and federal partners.”

Since 1991, NACo has encouraged counties across the country to raise public awareness about county roles and responsibilities during the month of April. 

View Signed Proclamation

About Pottawattamie County: The purpose of Pottawattamie County government is to provide the highest quality government possible to the citizens of Pottawattamie County, Iowa, and other governmental entities in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible. It is also to encourage economic development, enhance our tax base and provide higher quality jobs for our citizens. For more information, visit

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