The Northwest Hills Council of Governments


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

June 7th- Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

The NHCOG will organize a Household Hazardous Waste collection day on June 7th at the Falls Village Public Works Garage, for more info click here. An additional collection day will be held on September 13th in Torrington.Read more

Workshop March 31st Roles and Responsibilities of P&Zs

NHCOG hosted a workshop on Monday, March 31st at 7pm at the Cornwall Library. The workshop helped attendees understand more about the role, responsibilities, and legal requirements of their Planning and Zoning Commission(s) and their relationship to other land use related commissions.Read more

Public Input Sought on Mitigation of Natural Hazards

Residents in the towns of Barkhamsted, Colebrook, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, Norfolk, Torrington and Winchester are being asked for their input on how recent storm events have affected their homes, businesses, or towns.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.