The Northwest Hills Council of Governments


Request for Proposals for a Consultant Regional Engineer

The NHCOG is seeking proposals from engineering consultants or firms to conduct a variety of regional and municipal civil engineering activities. A copy of the NHCOG’s RFP is available by emailing Rick Lynn at The deadline for proposals is January 18Read more

Request for Proposals for Consultant Assistance in preparing Regional Trail Map and Connectivity Assessment

A copy of the NHCOG’s RFP is available by emailing Rick Lynn at The deadline for proposals is January 18, 2017.Read more

Jan. 30th NWCT Economic Development Summit

We will hold our 2nd annual “NWCT Economic Development Summit” on Monday, January 30th at 6:30pm at the Litchfield Community Center. For more information or to RSVP please call the office. Who should attend: Members of local economic development committees, chambers and buRead more

Nov. 30th forum on Conservation & Recreation

On Nov. 30th at 6:30pm we will be holding our next forum for NWCT land use commissions. This one will also be our Regional Plan focus group forum on Land Conservation and Outdoor recreation. We have a terrific line-up of panelists and speakers and look forward to hearing input from atRead more

New Release! Data & Trends report

Hot off the press, the “Northwest Hills Regional Profile” report is an executive summary of all the data we have collected and analyzed for our 21 towns.  This demographic, housing, and economic data and trends will help inform our Regional Plan of Conservation & DevelRead 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.