The Northwest Hills Council of Governments


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

Please Review and Comment on Preliminary Water Supply Assessment Plan

The Northwest Hills Council of Governments attends the monthly meetings of the Western Water Utility Coordinating Committee (WUCC). For more information about the state’s WUCC process, check out the CT Department of Health website here. To review minutes and upcoming agendas, chRead more

Upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Days – October 15 (Kent residents – September 17)

Moving, cleaning, or just getting organized? You may have some legacy items in your garage, under the kitchen sink or in the bathroom cabinets that require special disposal.  A lot of household items (stains, nail polish remover, brake fluid, etc.) need special disposal. If you disposRead more

Draft Final Regional Transportation Plan Now Available

The NHCOG RTP Draft Final 8-2016 is now available for your review. If you have any comments, please let us know at 860-491-9884.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.