The Northwest Hills Council of Governments


June 29th 5th Thursdays Forum

The “5th Thursdays” forum for NHCOG region land use commission members will include brief presentations on draft 2018 State Plan of Conservation & Development Locational Guide Map, the draft Regional Land Use Policy Guide Map, and draft Regional Plan of Conservation &aRead more

RFP: Houbike Trail Alignment Study

NHCOG is seeking a qualified consultant to conduct a trail alignment study for the proposed HouBike Trail from Kent,CT to Cornwall Bridge, CT. For the full request for proposals for this Study, click here. There are several possibilities for moving the HouBike trail off of Rt. 7 on thRead more

May 18th NHCOG will receive Award of Excellence!

On May 18th, NHCOG and its partners will receive a CT Main Street Award of Excellence for its Collaborative Shared Economic Development Services project.  Through this project eight small towns shared a team of economic development professionals to assist them with initiatives to suppRead more

Seeking a Broadband Project Coordinator Consultant

Click on “read more” below to see the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the “Broadband Project Coordinator Consultant”. Interested parties should respond to the RFQ by April 26. We are working on this project in partnership with NWCONNect. North West ConnectRead more

March 30th 5th Thursday Forum:Livable Communities

March 30th at 6:30pm is our next “5th Thursdays” forum for land use commissions. Special topic for this one: Meeting the needs of an aging population AND attracting/retaining young people. This forum will serve as a focus group session for our new Regional Plan of ConservaRead 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.