Progressive Community Services is a county taxing entity (political subdivision) that supports individuals with developmental disabilities throughout Buchanan County by directly providing support coordination as well as funding nonprofits which also support people with developmental disabilities.The Buchanan County Commission appoints a Board of Directors consisting of nine members, two of whom shall be related by blood or marriage within the third degree to a person with a developmental disability. All board members are appointed to serve a term of three years. County Boards or Senate Bill (SB) 40 Boards are formed to distribute special tax levies that are passed to benefit people with developmental disabilities. These tax levies have been used to establish sheltered workshops, residential facilities, or related services, for the support, care or employment of persons who are handicapped or who have a developmental disability.