The Washington County Council of Governments (WCCOG) is a municipal membership organization that delivers a wide range of customized planning, advisory and resources development services to help communities build the future of Washington County, Maine.

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WCCOG Member Towns

  • Community Development
    Community Development
  • Bold Coast Scenic Byway
    Bold Coast Scenic Byway
  • Brownfields Assessment
  • Regional Planning
    Regional Planning
  • Training and Member Services
    Training and Member Services
  • Clams, Economy and Land Use
    Clams, Economy and Land Use

News from Washington County Council of Governments

Annual Maine Recycling & Solid Waste Awards

March 20, 2015
Nomination deadline extended to April 3rd! Do you know someone or some organization that has gone above and beyond? Let us know who has impressed you and we'll consider giving them the recognition they deserve! Read more...


March 15, 2015
Downeast Coastal Conservancy (DCC) is starting the long term planning process for the Two Rivers Conservation Area properties in the Machias Valley. Do you have ideas on how you think this land should be used? Come to the community information gathering session on Tuesday, March 24 from 5-7pm at UMM in Science 102. Read more...

Funding Opportunities

Maine Coastal Program Grants

March 31, 2015
The Maine Coastal Program of the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, Bureau of Parks and Lands has issued its FY16 Grant Program Statement. Read more...

Grants for Energy Audits

January 2, 2015
Grants to Green Maine funds energy audits and efficiency improvements for non-profit organizations in historic down towns. Deadlines approaching fast! Read more...

Safe Routes to School

December 19, 2014
Several opportunities are now open for 2015 Safe Routes to School grants.... Read more...


Online GIS Mapping - Training Workshops in April 2015

March 9, 2015
Six evening workshops for municipal officials in the use of the online GIS mapping resources for all Washington County Towns. Read more...

Vital Records Workshop

March 9, 2015
The Maine Town & City Clerks Association is offering a Vital Records (births/marriages/deaths) Workshop in Augusta on April 23rd and live video conference in Machias. Read more...

Floodplain Management Videos

January 23, 2015
Four YouTube videos available for floodplain administrators and community officials. Read more...