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: April 28, 2022, 1:30 p.m.

Location: 835 Main Avenue, Ste. 225, Durango, CO

Date and Time: June 9, 2022, 9:00 a.m.

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

Regional Transit Council
Date and Time: May 19, 2022, 9:00 am

Location: Road Runner Transit Bus Barn, 6699 County Road 521, Bayfield, CO 81122

SWCCOG Executive Committee Meeting
Date and Time: June 9, 2022, 2:30 p.m.

Location: Webinar only: See agenda for details

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