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

Minutes from April 14 WCCOG Meeting

April 15, 2014
The Minutes and Activity Update from the April 14, 2014 WCCOG Executive Committee meeting are now available for download. Read more...

CDBG Program 40th Anniversary

April 15, 2014
April 21-26 is Community Development Week for the CDBG Program - that is also turning 40 this year! Read more...

Free Dental Clinics in Machias - April 14-9

March 30, 2014
Free Dental Clinics in Machias during April - please post and circulate widely. Read more...

Funding Opportunities

Non Point Source Water Pollution Control Projects

April 15, 2014
The Maine Department of Environmental Protection is hosting workshops on May 5th & 7th for prospective grant applicants to the annual request for proposals for nonpoint source water pollutions control projects.. Read more...

Boating Facilities Fund Grants

April 15, 2014
The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, Bureau of Parks and Lands is seeking grant proposals to improve recreational boating access to the waters in Maine. Read more...

Homeland Security Grants

April 15, 2014
Homeland Security Grants for 2013 are now available. Applications will be summarized by Washington County EMA Director Mike Hinerman and forwarded to MEMA. Read more...


Clams Land Use & Economy Training Workshop

March 24, 2014
Code Officers, Planning Boards and Local Plumbing Inspectors are invited to a Training Workshop on Clams Land Use & Economy on May 13 OR 14; 3 Land Use Credit hours area available through Community Development Read more...

Water Quality Workshops Rescheduled

February 10, 2014
Code Enforcement Officers, Planners and Municipal Officials are invited to a Water Quality Workshop at 28 Center St. in Machias on February 24th Read more...

MDOT offers Local Project Administration Training May 14th

February 4, 2014
LPA Certification is REQUIRED for local officials and municipal engineers to administer MaineDOT projects - Certification Course offered May 14th. Read more...