The Northwest Hills Council of Governments


July 30th: “5th Thursday” forum: Shaping Livable Communities

July 30th at 6:30pm is the next NHCOG 5th Thursday forum. Special Topic: Shaping Livable Communities & Promoting Aging in Place. Guest Speaker: Alyssa Norwood, JD, MPH of Connecticut’s Commission on Aging. Thursday, July 30, 2015 @ 6:30pm at the new NHCOG office (59 Torrington Rd,Read more


Tickets are now available for residents to participate in the area’s annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day in Falls Village. The Collection Day will take place at the Falls Village Highway Garage from 9 a.m. to Noon on Saturday, June 6th. Participating towns include: Canaan,Read more

April 30th: “5th Thursday Forum” on Greenways

The topic of the upcoming “5th Thursdays” forum will be Greenway Plans: Biking, walking, and rail trails being developed in the NHCOG region. Thursday, April 30, 2015 @ 6:30pm, Sullivan Senior Center- Torrington (proposed Naugatuck River Greenway trail head). This forum isRead more

Request for Proposals: Tourism Marketing

NHCOG is seeking a qualified tourism marketing consultant to draw visitors to Northwest Connecticut towns as part of a State funded economic development project. Click here for details.Read more

NHCOG Seeks “Administrative & Planning Assistant”

NHCOG is seeking a motivated, responsible, energetic individual for the position of Administrative & Planning Assistant. The deadline for submission of an application for this full-time position is March 25, 2015.  Click here for a detailed description.Read more
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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.