The Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments (SCCOG) is a public agency with representatives from twenty-two towns, cities and boroughs formed to provide a basis for intergovernmental cooperation in dealing with a wide range of issues facing Southeastern Connecticut. The Council was organized in October of 1992, taking over the mission of the Southeastern Connecticut Regional Planning Agency (SCRPA), which had been in existence since January 1961.

For more information on each town, click on the town name above.

Current SCCOG News

SECHA Housing Events (March 12th and 15th) and Housing Needs Assessment:
The Southeastern Connecticut Housing Alliance (SECHA), in partnership with SCCOG, will host two events (March 12th at 5:30pm and March 15th at 8:30am) to showcase the findings of a recently completed Housing Needs Assessment, which anticipates changes in demand for housing in southeastern Connecticut, through the year 2030.
These two events are free of charge. See below for more information or to register.
Housing Needs Assessment
Event Registration
SECHA Facebook Page

Free Land Use Commissioner Training:
SCCOG will host two FREE training events for land use commissioners on April 11th and April 25th, at 6:30pm.
The training sessions will be provided by Bruce Hyde, AICP, the Director of the Land Use Academy, University of Connecticut Center for Land Use Education and Research (CLEAR).
Click HERE for more information.

Proposed Fare Increases and Service Reductions (CT DOT):
The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CT DOT) has announced a series of seven public hearings regarding proposed bus and rail fare increases and service reductions.
More information may be found below.
Press Release
Public Hearing: New London
New London City Hall, Council Chambers
 Wednesday, February 28, 2018
 5:00pm - 8:00pm
 181 State Street, New London, CT

Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments Shared Services Opportunity Study:
The Southeastern Connecticut Shared Services Opportunity Study documents current examples of shared services by the twenty-two SCCOG-member communities, identifies new opportunities for sharing, evaluates potential costs and benefits, and outlines necessary steps for implementation of shared services.
Final Report
Presentation to COG members (1/17/18)

Special Transportation Fund (STF)- Department of Transportation Operating and Capital Budget Impacts:
Commissioner James Redeker, of the Connecticut Department of Transportation, addressed the SCCOG and SEAT boards of directors in a joint meeting, January 17, 2018, regarding the State's Special Transportation Fund (STF).
The Commissioner's presentation may be viewed HERE.