The Northwest Hills Council of Governments


Feb. 22 & March 6th Land Use Academy Trainings offered

We will be hosting two UCONN CLEAR Land Use Academy training sessions here at NHCOG.  The Thursday, February 22nd session will be “Legal Requirements & Procedures in Land Use Decision Making” and on Tuesday, March 6th “Basics of Reading Site Plans”.  PleaseRead more

January 30th: 2018 NWCT Economic Development Summit

Join us for the 3rd annual NWCT Economic Development Summit! Last year was a terrific success with over 125 attendees.  Come tour this beautifully renovated 19th century mill building, hear success stories and updates on economic development initiatives in our region and provide feedbRead more

COG Adopts new Regional Plan of Conservation & Development

On October 12th the Northwest Hills Council of Governments adopted a new Regional Plan of Conservation and Development.  The Plan focuses on strategic actions that the Council of Governments can take along with its 21 member municipalities and other regional partner organizations to mRead more

Regional Trails Map and Connectivity Assessment – Approved

NHCOG is excited to announce that ​the final products from the Regional Trails Maps and Connectivity Assessment just received approval from the NHCOG board at the September 14, 2017 meeting! This project included a variety of products, carefully created by our consultant, Housatonic VRead more

Public Hearing – Draft Regional Plan of Conservation and Development

The Northwest Hills Council of Governments (NHCOG) will hold a public hearing on its draft Regional Plan of Conservation and Development at the following times and location. Date:    Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Time:   9:00am and 7:00pm Location: 59 Torrington Rd., Suite A-1, Goshen, Read more

Northwest Hills Council of Governments

The NHCOG is a coordinating body for chief elected officials maintained by twenty-one municipalities in northwest Connecticut. NHCOG’s mission is to make Northwest Connecticut a better place to live, do business, and visit by providing a forum for local officials to discuss issues of inter-municipal concern, promote regional cooperation, and direct various regional initiatives to enhance government planning, efficiency and service delivery.