The SWCCOG will provide regional leadership on behalf of governments throughout Southwest Colorado by defining regional issues, advocating for mutual goals, and administering regional programs.


The SWCCOG will be the catalyst to promote quality of life, effective and efficient services, and leadership through regional communication, cooperation, planning, and action.

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The Southwest Colorado Council of Governments (SWCCOG) officially formed in December 2009 between fourteen local governments across southwest Colorado. The SWCCOG works on a variety of issues via cooperation, shared services, and reduction of redundancies throughout the region. Learn more


The Region 9 Economic Development District of Southwest Colorado (Region 9) established a Regional Cooperation Committee (RCC) in 2008 and formalized the evolving conversation about forming a Council of Governments in Southwest Colorado in 2009. Learn more

Latest News

Jun 07, 2022

SWCCOG Board Meeting
Date and Time: Decemberber 7, 2022, 1:30 p.m.

Location: Region 9 Offices 135 Burnett Drive, Durango

Date and Time: December 8, 2022, 9:00 a.m.

Location: Colorado Department of Transportation, 20581 US-160 W, Durango

Regional Transit Council
Date and Time: November 17, 2022, 9:00 am

Location: Region 9 Offices: 135 Burnett Drive, Unit 1, Durango, CO

SWCCOG Executive Committee Meeting
Date and Time: TBD

Location: Webinar only: See agenda for details

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Mar 28, 2022

Regional Housing Alliance of La Plata County
Date and Time: November 17, 2022, 2:00 p.m.

Location: La Plata County Administration Building, 1101 East 2nd Avenue, Durango, CO 81301

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