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

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May 19, 2016

Do you have high speed internet at your home or office? Advertised speeds from your internet service provider are not always the speed you get when you use your internet. Find out using this test created by the State of Colorado! Colorado Speed Test Application

To use this test, first enter the address where you are currently located. If you know, please enter your provider and cost of service. Then select “begin test”. A test will run for about 30 seconds. Once complete, you will be able to see your upload and download speeds for internet service. Finally, hit... View post

Apr 10, 2016

Date and Time: 3 June 2016,1:30-3:30pm

Location: 1101 E 2nd Ave, Durango, CO 81301

Date and Time: 3 June 2016, 9-12am

Location: 1188 E 2nd Ave, Durango, CO 81301

*Regional Transit Council*
Date and Time: 20 May 2016, 9-10:30am

Location: TBD

*Broadband Planning Meeting*
Date and Time:

Location: 1188 E 2nd Ave, Durango, CO 81301

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