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September 2021 News Letter

🍂Huge grants to claim from the EDA, new data tools, new plans, it’s all here in the September newsletter. 📜 https://mailchi.mp/8a564872a493/westcog-news-septemeber-2021

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WestCOG is Hiring! Project manager (ARPA)

The Western Connecticut Council of Governments (WestCOG) seeks a qualified person to serve as a Project Manager, providing services to the region’s 18 municipalities (“members”) to develop projects and funding plans that comply with the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). See the job post for more details. Applications can be emailed to:westcog@outlook.com WestCOG is an … Continue reading WestCOG is Hiring! Project manager (ARPA)

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PUBLIC NOTICE FOR THE 9/14/2021 MULTI-STATE FREIGHT WORKING GROUP

The Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum announces the next meeting of its Multi-State Freight Working Group on September 14, 2021 at 10:00 am. This meeting will be available as a webinar: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/179378989.

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Zoning Strategy. Riparian Corridor Protections

WestCOG is pleased to release a report titled “The Case for Riparian Corridor Protections: Zoning Strategies to Reduce Pollution of Inland Waters and Resultant Hypoxia of Long Island Sound.” Public Act 21-29 (passed in June 2021) expands the responsibility of zoning commissions in protecting the water quality of Long Island Sound from 24 coastal municipalities … Continue reading Zoning Strategy. Riparian Corridor Protections

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WCEDD 2020 Annual Report

The WCEDD 2020 Annual Report is available. The report lists the relevant work completed between July 2020 to June 2021 as it pertains to WCEDD’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) for 2017-2021. The report, previous reports and the CEDS can all be found for download at the WCEDD web page. https://westcog.org/wcedd/

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August 2021 Newsletter

🌽 Its our biggest update yet! See the HMP and Regional Transportation Safety Plan. Learn about construction projects through LOTCIP and much more.

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