The Northwest Hills Council of Governments


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

Last Chance to take the Regional Transportation Plan Survey!

Please share your vision and priorities for the future of transportation in the region (including car, rail, bus, walk, & bike) by taking the survey! Visit We will close the survey on April 30, 2016.Read more

You’re Invited to Three Transportation Forums!

NHCOG is developing a Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) to guide future transportation decisions for our region. It will consider potential needs for all modes of transportation, including automobile, transit, rail, walking, and bicycling. The improvement projects will be prioritizedRead more

Feb. 25th and March 2nd Land Use Academy Trainings Offered

We will be hosting two “CLEAR Land Use Academy” training sessions here at the NHCOG office in Goshen on Feb. 25th (Legal Requirements & Procedures in Land Use Decision Making) and March 2nd (Basics of Reading Site Plans). Details of the sessions are below. PLEASE email or call me Read 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.