The Northwest Hills Council of Governments


2018 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days

2018 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days – June 2 and October 13 (Fall Collection Date for Kent residents – September 29) NHCOG coordinates two household hazardous waste collection days per year for participating towns. A lot of household items (stains, nail polish rRead more

Last Chance to take the Regional Transportation Plan Survey!

Please share your vision and priorities for the future of transportation in the region (including car, rail, bus, walk, & bike) by taking the survey! Visit We will close the survey on April 30, 2016.Read more

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
Northwest Connecticut Regional Trails

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.