UPDATE: During the COVID-19 Pandemic WestCOG Staff are available for contact by phone or email. See WestCOG’s Staff Directory for contact information.
WestCOG’s February newsletter is out now. Learn about WestCOG’s legislative agenda, and some new webpages on housing, demographics, and economic development. February 2021 Newsletter
WestCOG is selected for UConn’s CBI program. This year WestCOG hopes to begin developing an inventory of brownfield properties within its region. https://cbi.engr.uconn.edu/2021/01/18/spring-2021-cbi-municipal-assistance-program-recipients-announced/
January 2021 Newsletter 🎊 Happy 2021, WestCOG has some fresh new year goals, from sharing insights on the federal COVID Stimulus Funds to Winter Maintenance Training. See more in the newsletter today! https://mailchi.mp/8f1db70442c4/westcog-news-january-2021
Congressman Himes met with Western Connecticut Council of Governments on 12/23/2020 to provide an update on the anticipated COVID Relief Funds coming through US Congress. The meeting has been recorded and shared on WestCOG’s youtube channel.
A run down on environmentally-friendly and cost-effective winter maintenance techniques. The training session includes the following topics: Training on the environmental impacts of chlorides Effects of weather Anti-icing materials (chemicals & science) De-icing/plowing (chemicals) Pavement temperature and application rates Record keeping equipment calibration demonstration This training session is recommended for public works directors, as well … Continue reading Winter Maintenance Virtual Training
Housing productions varies substantially by region in Connecticut. WestCOG has produced maps and charts of recent trends in housing, including home building (total and multi-family) in the state’s regions, sizes and sales prices nationwide; and housing, household, and population statistics.