NWCCOG Press Release

2023 Workforce Housing Report

judi ~ October 30, 2023 ~ Blog Love: 0

NWCCOG, in partnership with the US Economic Development Administration and the Colorado Association of Ski Towns produced this Workforce Housing Report in an effort to provide our member communities, as well communities outside of the NWCCOG/CAST region which face similar challenges, with tools, strategies, best practices, and innovative ideas to increase the supply of affordable

NWCCOG Regional Grant Navigator

Michelle ~ February 2, 2023 ~ Blog Love: 0

SILVERTHORNE, CO, January 30 ‐ NWCCOG announces the hire of Jonathan Godes, with whom it will contract to serve Region 12 as the Regional Grants Navigator, assisting 31 member organizations across 6 counties to connect to funding opportunities from recent, historic Congressional funding opportunities.

NWCCOG 2022 Position on Housing 02.07.2022

Michelle ~ February 7, 2022 ~ Blog Love: 0

Northwest Colorado Council of Governments (NWCCOG) represents 30 municipalities and counties across Region‐12, the northern–central mountain region of Colorado that includes most of the major resort communities that make up Colorado’s ski industry. Many of our member jurisdictions have been actively involved in addressing local workforce (affordable) housing issues for decades and are among the

NWCCOG allocates an additional $79,000 in EDA CARES Act grant funds to member counties for projects to aid in Covid Recovery

judi ~ October 23, 2021 ~ Blog Love: 0

As part of the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s CARES Act Recovery Assistance, EDA awarded NWCCOG Economic Development District a supplemental award of $400,000 to help our region respond to the unusual and compelling urgency of the coronavirus pandemic.  NWCCOG has just allocated an additional $79,000 to further these projects.

Mountain Migration Report 6.23.2021

Tracy Francis ~ June 24, 2021 ~ Blog Love: 0

The report is a joint effort of Northwest Colorado Council of Governments (NWCCOG) and Colorado Association of Ski Towns (CAST). Following a grant award for the project to NWCCOG from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) in December, assembling a working group from across the study area to provide input on the survey questions

Shred Act – Support for Ski Area Fee Retention Bill 06.01.2021

Michelle ~ June 3, 2021 ~ Blog Love: 0

Northwest Colorado Council of Governments, representing 30 municipalities and counties in the heart of mountain recreation country, believes the 2021 Ski Area Fee Retention Bill is a step in the right direction. This bill is not only critical to maintaining the active management of our national forests by providing much needed support to the United

SB21-260 – Support for Sustainable Transportation System 05.28.2021

Michelle ~ June 3, 2021 ~ Blog Love: 0

Northwest Colorado Council of Governments (NWCCOG) represents 30 municipalities and counties across a vast, mountainous and rural portion of the state.  Our region is heavily dependent upon Interstate 70 and a matrix of state highways for primary access for business goods, daily travel and tourism.  Residents from across the state, as well as thousands of

Civil Unrest – Community Statement of Support 07.2020

Kristylee Gogolen ~ August 22, 2020 ~ Blog Love: 0

Northwest Colorado Council of Governments is fortunate to represent 28 high‐functioning counties and municipalities as members while providing many direct services to underserved, at‐risk populations across our rural region and beyond. Both the communities and leaders throughout our region have responded admirably to both the health crisis posed by COVID‐19, and the economic hardships that

NWCCOG Comments on USFS 2750 Leasing of Administration Sites – 7.8.2020

Kristylee Gogolen ~ July 22, 2020 ~ Blog Love: 0

Northwest Colorado Council of Governments (NWCCOG) represents 5 counties and 23 municipalities across North Central Colorado, which are proximate to either the White River, Routt, Arapaho- Roosevelt National Forests (see letterhead for members). Mountain communities in Colorado enjoy close relationships with their National Forests which define their lifestyle and economies. Many communities have boundaries defined

Alpine Area Agency on Aging Reveals New Name, New Brand – July 1, 2020

judi ~ July 1, 2020 ~ Blog Love: 0

SILVERTHORNE, Colo. – July 1, 2020 – The Alpine Area Agency on Aging, Colorado’s alpine region aging expert, is formally changing its name to Vintage.   Partners, providers, clients, and interested parties will begin to see communications that look different, but the agency’s commitment to service and excellence remains the same. Their service offerings are

NWCCOG Hires David Harris as Elevator Inspection Program Director – 01.08.2018

Kristylee Gogolen ~ November 12, 2018 ~ Blog Love: 0

Northwest Colorado Council of Governments, an organization that meets the needs of member towns & counties while providing a variety of services across rural northwest Colorado, is proud to announce the hiring of David Harris to be the next Director of the Elevator Inspection Program. Mr. Harris certainly knows the state conveyance regulations. He developed

FCC Letter comment regarding franchise fees – 12.17.2018

Kristylee Gogolen ~ April 23, 2018 ~ Blog Love: 0

We are a regional organization representing 23 municipalities and 5 counties. Concerns from our members compel us to express our opposition to proposed FCC rulemaking changes regarding franchise fees. Our Council voted December 6th to express our opposition to the rulemaking changes directly to each member of the Colorado Congressional delegation through this correspondence since