The Northwest Hills Council of Governments


NHCOG Goals Approved for FY 2014-2015

At our September COG meeting, members adopted goals and outcomes for the COG’s work this fiscal year. To see what we plan to work on over the next year, click here!Read more

Upcoming Recycling Events

On Saturday, September 13th the COG is sponsoring the following recycling events: 1) Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, 9am – 2 pm, Torrington Water Pollution Control Facility on Bogue Road 2) Electronics Collection, 9 am – 1 pm, Litchfield High School 3) Paper and Read more

July 31st “5th Thursdays” NHCOG Forum

Join us! RSVP today! Northwest Hills COG’s “5th Thursdays Forums” for Land Use Boards & Commissions. The special topic for this forum will be “The Art of Planning our “Main Streets” and Supporting Local Businesses”. The forum will be held Thursday, July 31st at 6:30pm Read more

Housing development consultant support Request for Qualifications

The Town of Canaan is requesting proposals by August 14th, 2014 to carry out pre-development activities on their Incentive Housing Zone site. To see the full request for proposals, click here.Read more

May 29th “5th Thursday’s” Forum: Sunset Meadows Vineyard

The NHCOG will host its first “5th Thursdays” forum with presentations on “Low Impact Development (LID)” and zoning & planning actions towns can take to be more “farm friendly” on May, 29th at 6:30pm. For more info, click here. These forums are an opportunity to meet yRead 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.