The Northwest Hills Council of Governments

NEWS / ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

Upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Days – October 14 (Kent residents – September 23)

Upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Days – October 14 (Kent residents – September 23) Moving, cleaning, or just getting organized? You may have some legacy items in your garage, under the kitchen sink or in the bathroom cabinets that require special disposal.  A lot of household Read more

Aug. 31st “5th Thursdays Forum”

This “5th Thursdays” forum for NHCOG region land use commission members will include a discussion of regulating short term rentals (like Airbnb) and an overview of new planning/zoning related laws passed in the last legislative session. Details below.  RSVP today. Hear aboRead 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 intermunicipal concern, promote regional cooperation, and direct various regional initiatives to enhance government planning, efficiency and service delivery.