The Northwest Hills Council of Governments


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

NHCOG Submits 2016 Regional Legislative Priorities

Each year the Northwest Hills Council of Governments prepares a list of legislative priorities to share with our area legislators. The major themes are similar from year to year and typically include “maintain state aid”, “oppose any new unfunded state mandates”, and “provide regulatoRead more

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

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.