The Northwest Hills Council of Governments

NEWS / ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

Public Comment Requested – Regional Trails

NHCOG is excited to announce that ​draft versions of ​our Regional Trails Maps and Connectivity Assessment are now available for ​review! This project included a variety of products, carefully created by our consultant, Housatonic Valley Association. The products are an interactive onRead more

NHCOG Releases DRAFT Regional Plan of Conservation & Development

The NHCOG Board has approved the draft Regional Plan of Conservation and Development. It is available on our website’s “Regional Plan” webpage for review and public comment.  A public hearing on the draft Plan will be held in September.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.