NVCOG Applies For Two Regional Performance Incentive Program (RPIP) Grants

The State of Connecticut Office of Policy and Management was accepting applications for the FY 2020 Regional Performance Incentive Program grant round up until December 31, 2019.  NVCOG  submitted the following applications:

NVCOG is also included in a Multi-COG project that was submitted by WestCOG.

Funding for RPIP grants is provided under CGS Section 4-66k using a portion of the hotel and car rental taxes.

 

Naugatuck Valley Region Historic Resources Storymap Back Online

Did you know that…
…the original Mickey Mouse watch was designed and manufactured in Waterbury?
…the first Episcopal Bishop in the “New World” was elected secretly in a Woodbury Farmhouse?
…General Rochambeau and his men were guests at several homes in the area on their march to Yorktown in 1782?

…or that many impressive homes of the region’s powerful industrial leaders still stand throughout the region?

Now you can explore the history of the Naugatuck Valley Region using this interactive story map.  The map presents 108 regional sites and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) by the National Park Service, as well as 28 local history museums where you can go to learn more about the region’s past.  Each place located on the map is summarized and includes links to the original NRHP submission materials, with hours of operation and contact information included for the museums.  The map also works great on smartphones and tablets, so get out and explore!

NVCOG Draft Title VI Program Plan

CTtransit bus in Waterbury

NVCOG has published its draft Title VI Program Plan. As the administrator of the Greater Waterbury Transit District and Valley Transit District, the Plan will assist NVCOG in ensuring compliance with Section 601 of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  The NVCOG will be holding a public meeting to review updates to the regional Title VI plan on May 14  at 5:30 pm at the NVCOG offices, 49 Leavenworth Street, 3rd Floor, Waterbury and on May 16 at 5:30 pm at the Valley Transit district, 41 Main Street Derby.

NVCOG Draft Title VI Program Plan