The Northwest Hills Council of Governments


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

Request for RFQs – Architectural and Engineering Design Services

The Northwest Hills Council of Governments (NHCOG) is requesting qualification statements and proposals from interested Architectural Firms to design a new Animal Shelter Facility at the Torrington Water Pollution Control Facility on Bogue Road in the Town of Harwinton. Comprehensive Read more

Feb. 23 & March 7th training sessions for planning, zoning, wetlands, and conservation commission members

We are excited to welcome Bruce Hyde from the “CLEAR Land Use Academy” back to offer two training sessions for planning, zoning, wetlands, and conservation commission members on Thursday, February 23rd and Tuesday, March 7th. Details of the sessions are below and will be held from 6:3Read 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.