The Northwest Hills Council of Governments


September 29th Focus Group on CLIMATE & ENERGY

Thursday, Sept. 29th at 6:30pm is our next 5th Thursday session for land use commissions. This will also be a focus group session for our Regional Plan of Conservation & Development on “Renewable Energy and Climate Change Adaptation in Northwest Connecticut”. Are you aRead more

NHCOG to Host Governor’s Council on Climate Change Stakeholder Event

The Governor’s Council on Climate Change (GC3) will hold a second round of stakeholder events on Tuesday, July 26th, 5:30pm-7:30pm (refreshments available at 5:00pm). RSVP at July 26 Registration The primary/central location will be in Hartford, with 9 satellite locations across the sRead more

June 30th: 5th Thursdays Forum- Local Food & Agriculture

Join us at South Farms in Morris on Thursday, June 30th at 6:30pm to hear from a terrific panel of local experts on how we can support farms in NWCT and have better access to locally grown food. Provide your input on our Regional Plan! To RSVP call the COG office or email Jocelyn. CliRead more

Draft Recommendations for Regional Transportation Plan Released – Public Input Sought

Fitzgerald & Halliday, the consultant for the Northwest Hills Regional Transportation Plan, has prepared a set of draft recommendations, including a brief overview of key goals, findings and recommendations of the Northwest Hills Regional Transportation Plan. We ask the public toRead more

Next Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day – October 15 (Fall Collection Date for Kent residents – September 17)

NHCOG coordinates two household hazardous waste collection days per year for participating towns. A lot of household items (stains, nail polish remover, brake fluid, etc.) need special disposal. If you dispose of them improperly, you can damage the environment and put your and your neRead 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 intermunicipal concern, promote regional cooperation, and direct various regional initiatives to enhance government planning, efficiency and service delivery.