The former Council of Governments for the Central Naugatuck Valley before council of governments were merged in 2015.


Environmental Justice is the policy and practice which calls for an agency to identify and address disproportionately high and adverse human health or environmental effects of its programs, policies, and activities on minority populations and low-income populations. It also calls for identifying strategies and techniques for meaningful engagement of populations meeting the needs for environmental justice.


Short for “Portable Document Format,” they were first developed by Adobe. The idea behind the PDF was to create a file format that was not dependent on application software, hardware, and operating systems for proper viewing.


Metropolitan Planning Organization is an agency created to provide local elected officials input into the planning and implementation of federal transportation funds for metropolitan areas.


Council of Governments is a public organization encompassing a multi-jurisdictional regional community.


Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments – a nineteen municipal member planning organization, concerned with transportation, economic development, land use, Brownfields redevelopment, environmental and emergency planning for the Naugatuck Valley Region