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

WCCOG Receives 4th Brownfields Assessment Grant

Published on: June 2, 2016
WCCOG can continue its highly successful Brownfields Assessment Program throughout Washington County with an additional $400,000 grant. Read more...

CDBG Appreciation Week

Published on: April 1, 2016

Funding Opportunities

Recreational Trails Grant Workshop

Published on: May 27, 2016
A workshop series is scheduled in June to help provide background information and insights into the Recreational Trails Grant program. Read more...

Land and Water Conservation Funds Available

Published on: May 13, 2016
The application period for 2017 Land and Water Conservation Fund grant awards is now open! The Grants and Community Recreation Program within the Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands is pleased to announce that the application period is now officially open for the 2017 grant awards. Read more...

Recreational Trails Program Grant

Published on: May 3, 2016
The Recreational Trails Program provides grants for maintenance, acquisition, development, and operation of recreational trails. Qualified organizations include municipalities, other qualified sub-divisions of state government and qualified non-profit organizations. 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...