Public Info

Anna Maria Fuentes Scholarship

Merced County Association of Governments (MCAG) Governing Board and staff established the Anna Maria Fuentes Scholarship program in memory and tribute to Anna Maria Fuentes, Grants Program Manager, colleague, and friend. The scholarship is awarded annually by the MCAG Governing Board in the amount of $1,000 to a graduating high school senior from a high school in Merced County.


This publication highlights projects, programs, and events related to MCAG, The Bus, Regional Waste Management Authority and Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS). To subscribe to this newsletter email us and ’like’ us on Facebook.

Press Releases

Press release highlight all projects, programs, and events related to MCAG, The Bus, Regional Waste Management Authority and Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS).


All MCAG audits involve performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the amounts and disclosures in the financial statements for all MCAG agencies.

OVerall work program

The Overall Work Program (OWP) is a comprehensive inventory of ongoing and proposed work activities and responsibilities that help guide and coordinate the regional planning process and deliver of transportation and other regional projects. The OWP serves as the guide for scheduling and distributing work, including the allocation of resources needed to address the tasks in each work element. 

Catalog of Enterprise Data Systems

As required by SB 272, MCAG maintains a catalog of enterprise data systems.

Public Participation Plan

MCAG’s Public Participation Plan (PPP) is a guide to meeting the MPO requirements for early coordination, public involvement and project development. The PPP is intended to provide direction for public participation activities conducted by MCAG and contains the requirements, procedures, strategies and techniques used by MCAG to communicate with the public and appropriate affected agencies.  

Public Records Request

MCAG responds to requests for public records per the California Public Records Act - a series of laws meant to guarantee that the public has access to public records of governmental bodies in California. "Records" include all communications related to public business "regardless of physical form or characteristics, including any writing, picture, sound or symbol, whether paper.. magnetic or other media." 

Title VI Program

The Merced County Association of Governments (MCAG) is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in the conduct of its business, including its Title VI responsibilities, and to the delivery of equitable and accessible transportation. Any person who believes that he or she has been subjected to discrimination under Title VI on the basis of race, color, or national origin may file a Title VI complaint with MCAG within 180 days from the date of the alleged discrimination.

File a Claim

To file a claim/complaint against Merced County Association of Governments, Merced County Regional Waste Management Authority or the Transit Joint Powers Authority of Merced County you must fill out a claim form (linked below), and mail or drop off in person, with the Clerk of the Merced CountyAssociation of Governments, 369 W. 18th Street, Merced, CA 95340,

For more information about MCAG’s Title VI program, including where to find complaint forms and procedures to file a complaint, visit Questions, concerns, complaints, requests for reasonable accommodations, or other inquiries from the public with regard to the accessibility of services or facilities for MCAG shall be directed to Kristina Hernandez,, 369 West 18th Street, Merced, CA 95340, (209) 723-3153.