The Northwest Hills Council of Governments


June 7th- Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

The NHCOG will organize a Household Hazardous Waste collection day on June 7th at the Falls Village Public Works Garage, for more info click here. An additional collection day will be held on September 13th in Torrington.Read more

Workshop March 31st Roles and Responsibilities of P&Zs

NHCOG hosted a workshop on Monday, March 31st at 7pm at the Cornwall Library. The workshop helped attendees understand more about the role, responsibilities, and legal requirements of their Planning and Zoning Commission(s) and their relationship to other land use related commissions.Read more

Public Input Sought on Mitigation of Natural Hazards

Residents in the towns of Barkhamsted, Colebrook, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, Norfolk, Torrington and Winchester are being asked for their input on how recent storm events have affected their homes, businesses, or towns.Read more

PLANS, Trains, and Automobiles: Feb. 11th

On Tuesday, February 11th the NHCOG will be hosting two focus group workshop sessions to collect input...Read more

New Year, New COG.

The Northwest Hills Council of Governments officially begins its work as a new 20-town planning region on January 1st.Read 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.