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: September 29, 2022, 1:30 p.m.

Location: Innovation Center, 835 Main Avenue Ste. 225 in the Durango Main Mall, Durango, CO 81301

Date and Time: October 11, 2022, 9:00 a.m.

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

Regional Transit Council
Date and Time: September 15, 2022, 9:00 am

Location: Archuleta County Administration Building, 398 Lewis Street, Pagosa Springs, CO

SWCCOG Executive Committee Meeting
Date and Time: October 13, 2022, 1:30 p.m.

Location: Webinar only: See agenda for details

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Mar 28, 2022

Regional Housing Alliance of La Plata County
Date and Time: September 15, 2022, 9:00 A.m.

Location: Archuleta County Administration Offices, 398 Lewis Street, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

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