City & County Solutions

NJPA is one of nine Minnesota Service Cooperatives that offers regionally focused programs for government and education organizations. Dedicated to an area known as Region 5, we serve the counties of Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd, and Wadena. 

We successfully aid our local members in the planning, development, and provision of valued services in a vast array of fields, as well as programs for Insurance, Educational Solutions, IT supportCooperative Purchasing, and more. 

At our core, NJPA is committed to investing in Region 5. With member input and feedback, we have created the valuable programs and services below for our City and County members. We are also continually looking for new ways to serve our Cities and Counties, if you have any suggestions or ideas, please contact the Manager of City & County Solutions, Anna Gruber.

Professional Development

Health & Safety

Emergency Services


Innovation Funding

Small Project Partnership

Planning & Zoning

IT Support

Family Child Care Licensing

Cooperative Purchasing


Image of 2018 Program Directory of City & County ProgramsProgram Directory for Cities & Counties

Be sure to keep a copy of this quick reference guide to the various regional programs and services NJPA offers handy—you never know when you'll need it next!

Download the Program Directory (PDF)

Region 5 Member Benefits

As a city or county within Region 5 (Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd, and Wadena counties), you are automatically a member, and eligible to receive many exciting benefits from NJPA. This includes access to all of the City & County Programs listed above, as well as Cooperative Purchasing savings and rebates. Click here to learn more about these benefits.

Anna GruberQuestions?

For more information on any of these programs, please contact Anna Gruber, Manager of City & County Solutions at National Joint Powers Alliance.