The Northwest Hills Council of Governments


March 27th Site Plan Reading training canceled

The Land Use Academy training session on site plan reading scheduled for Tuesday, March 27th has been canceled.  For more information, please contact the NHCOG office.Read more

RESCHEDULED Land Use Academy Trainings March 6 & 27

We will be hosting two UCONN CLEAR Land Use Academy training sessions here at NHCOG.  They have been rescheduled due to weather conditions tonight to Tuesday, March 6th for “Legal Requirements & Procedures in Land Use Decision Making” and  Tuesday, March 27th “BaRead 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
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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.