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

CDBG Appreciation Week

Published on: April 1, 2016

Home Ownership Workshop

Published on: March 9, 2016
For individuals and families looking to pursue the American Dream of home ownership. Read more...

Funding Opportunities

Grants for Wetlands Projects

Published on: April 20, 2016
The Department of Environmental Protection is inviting proposals for wetland restoration, enhancement and creation projects to include provisions for climate change, flood protection and resiliency and to improve wildlife habitat. Read more...

Coastal Grants Available

Published on: March 31, 2016
The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Maine Coastal Program announced that it is seeking applications for a new round of coastal grants for FY 2017. Read more...

ConnectME Broadband Grants

Published on: March 8, 2016
ConnectME grants for broadband planning and infrastructure are open! The deadline for completed applications is April 15th. Read more...


"Bicycles WelcoME" Tourism Training

Published on: April 27, 2016
The Bicycle Coalition of Maine is holding two trainings in Washington County on how to make businesses more appealing to bicycle-riding visitors, whether they are locals on a lunch ride or visitors on a vacation tour. Read more...

Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety/Advocacy Training

Published on: April 27, 2016
Training provided by the Bicycle Coalition of Maine Wednesday, May 11th from 9am-5pm At The University of Maine at Machias FREE. Breakfast and Lunch Included Read more...

2016 Shoreland Zoning Workshops

Published on: April 19, 2016
SAVE THE DATE for one of these four Shoreland Zoning workshops to be held this spring... Read more...