The Northwest Hills Council of Governments


Public Input Sought for Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan

The Northwest Hills Council of Governments (NHCOG) recently completed the Draft Litchfield Hills Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan 2016 Update that serves 11 towns of the 21-town region. This plan is an update to the 2006 Plan prepared for the communities of Barkhamsted, Colebrook, GosheRead more

Jan. 26th: NWCT Economic Development Summit 2016

Interested in supporting small businesses, creating jobs, and revitalizing your  “Main Street”? Come to the NWCT Economic Development Summit on Tuesday, January 26, 6:30pm at South Farms in Morris, CT. For more information and a list of presenters, click here. Who should attend: MembeRead more

Nov. 18th NWCT Regional Housing Council Meeting

The NWCT Regional Housing Council meets 4 times per year to discuss common housing challenges and opportunities in the NHCOG’s 21-member towns. The Nov. 18th meeting includes guest speakers from LISC and Housing Development Fund (HDF). The meeting will be held at 3pm at the NHCORead more

February 2nd Small Business Assistance Info Session

Come, grab breakfast, meet CEDF and hear about programs tailored to assisting small businesses in our region. Info session held February 2nd at 8:30am at Geer Village, 77 South Canaan Rd., North Canaan. Click here for the flyer & RSVP instructions. CEDF (Community Economic DevelopRead more

NEW Regional Transportation Plan Underway: CLICK HERE

Click here to learn more about our new 21-town Regional Transportation Plan currently being developed and how you can provide input.  What would you like to see in the future for biking, walking, driving, bus & train riding in our region?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.