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

Executive Committee June 24 Minutes Posted

June 26, 2015
The Minutes from the June 24th Executive Committee are now posted along with the Activity Update from mid April to late June. Read more...

Input Sought from Municipal Officials

June 19, 2015
Two Surveys are requesting input from municipal officials

Celebrate Brownfields Redevelopment Success!

May 28, 2015
Come celebrate the Washington County Brownfields program at a community open house and BBQ at the new Pembroke Town Office Read more...

Funding Opportunities

Watershed Planning Grants

July 28, 2015
The Maine Department of Environmental Protection has issued its RFP for Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Projects, Watershed Plan Implementation Read more...

Boating Infrastructure Grants

July 28, 2015
The FY16 Boating Infrastructure Grant application deadline is September 18th Read more...

Affordable Downtown Housing Grant

July 27, 2015
The purpose of the HOPE VI Main Street Program is to provide grants to small communities to assist in the renovation of an historic or traditional central business district or "Main Street" area by replacing unused commercial space in buildings with affordable housing units. Deadline Date: August 27, 2015 Read more...


Several CEO Training Opportunities

June 19, 2015
Shoreland Zoning, Internal Plumbing, Legal Issues/80K Training and a National Fire Academy Course in September all coming up this summer. Read more...

Online Land Use Training

June 19, 2015
Phil Carey, Senior Planner with the Dept. of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry, will lead two online Land Use sessions on Comprehensive Planning and Land Use; and an Introduction to the Maine Subdivision Law Read more...

Floodplain Management Workshop

June 19, 2015
The Maine Department of Agriculture Conservation and Forestry’s Floodplain Management Program (MFMP), and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are presenting a full day training workshop for local officials on digital flood mapping and elevation certificates. Read more...