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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    Community Development
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    Bold Coast Scenic Byway
  • Brownfields Assessment
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    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

Build Maine Conference

October 31, 2014
How can we build economically stronger, more successful towns and cities in Maine through strategic, high impact investments? Please join us on November 5 and 6 in Lewiston, Maine for Build Maine: a tactical approach to growing Maine towns and cities. Read more...

New Safe Routes to School Coordinator for Northern & Eastern Maine!

September 19, 2014
New Safe Routes to School Coordinator for Northern & Eastern Maine! Read more...

Minutes & Activity Update from WCCOG 8-25-2014 Meeting Posted

August 29, 2014
Minutes from the 8-25-14 WCCOG Executive Committee meeting are now posted. Read more...

Funding Opportunities

EPA Technical Assistance for Towns

October 29, 2014
EPA has announced a Request for Letters of Interest (PDF) inviting communities to apply for technical assistance from the Sustainable Communities Program. Request for Letters of Interest are due by 5 p.m. Eastern, November 20, 2014. Read more...

Walmart Local Giving Program

October 20, 2014
The Wal-Mart Foundation supports programs and initiatives addressing education, workforce development, economic sustainability, and health and wellness. Health and Wellness examples include programs that support nutrition and active lifestyles, educating people of all ages about their health, preventing and managing chronic disease. Explore this opportunity more for your local walk and bike programs! Deadline: December 31, 2014 Read more...

Bicycling and Recreation Grants - applications open

October 3, 2014
Several grants and technical assistance opportunities are now available to help Maine towns create safe walking and biking opportunities. Deadlines for grants are October 22 and November 14. Read more...


Clams Land Use & Economy

September 25, 2014
Clams Land Use & Economy Workshop in Machias Oct 28, 2014 at the University of Maine at Machias Torry Hall Room 102 Read more...

Science - Art - Conservation 2014

September 8, 2014
Scientists, educators, artists, conservationists, and students are invited to three exciting science, art, and conservation events over three days. Read more...