Upon request, surveys are available on paper or in other languages.  Questions may be directed to CWCOG by regular mail at PO Box 128, Kelso, WA 98626; via email to; or by FAX at (360) 214-3425.

Transportation Priorities Survey: We want to better understand the transportation system needs so that they can help prioritize how money should be spent on transportation projects and programs over the next twenty-plus years. Your feedback is an important part of developing a new long-range transportation plan for our region. Make a difference by filling out this short survey today and sharing the link with others.

Encuesta de Prioridades de Transporte: El objetivo principal de esta encuesta es comprender mejor las necesidades del sistema de transporte y ayudar a priorizar cómo se debe gastar el dinero en proyectos y programas de transporte durante los próximos veinte años. Sus comentarios son una parte importante del desarrollo de un nuevo plan de transporte a largo plazo para nuestra región. Marque la diferencia completando esta breve encuesta hoy y compartiendo el enlace con otros.

The CWCOG has a highly varied work program with initiatives undertaken in the areas of long and short-term regional and local planning, transportation and economic development planning, community development, technical assistance, and a wide array of contractual services.

If you are looking for a diverse and challenging position and want to live in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, then the CWCOG might be the place for you!

Click the button below to check out our current openings.

Grant Applications

Please contact us at if you are in need of a grant. We may be able to help you find the right one.

Funding & Learning Opportunities Newsletter

Title VI – Aviso al público

Es la póliza de el Departamento de Transportación del Estado de Washington de asegurar que ninguna persona sea excluida de participación o sea negado los beneficios, o sea discriminado bajo cualquiera de sus programas y actividades financiado con fondos federales sobre la base de raza, color, origen nacional o sexo, como proveído por el Título VI de el Acto de Derechos Civiles de 1964.

Cualquier persona que cree que sus protecciones de Titulo VI han sido violadas, puede hacer una queja con la Oficina de Igualdad de Oportunidades (OEO).

Para información adicional con respecto a procedimientos de quejas de Titulo VI y/o información con respecto a nuestras obligaciones sin discriminación, por favor de comunicarse con los Coordinadores de Titulo VI de la Oficina de Igualdad de Oportunidades (OEO), (360) 705-7090.


Our office is open from 8:30AM to 5:00PM Monday through Friday. Planning staff work a modified remote work schedule. In consideration of everyone’s time, please call ahead to make sure the person you would like to see is scheduled to be in the office. We can be reached at 360-577-3041.

There are currently no documents up for public comment.

The CWCOG Reader is under construction at this time and is moving to a monthly format. Please check back for additional updates.

Title VI – Notice to the Public

The CWCOG operates in accordance with all applicable federal and state laws, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age or disability. Those persons with limited English Proficiency may request language assistance through oral, visual, and/or written translation at no cost to the individual.

For assistance or questions regarding the CWCOG’s Title VI or Limited English Proficiency policies or to file a complaint, please contact the Agency’s Title VI Coordinator at (360) 577-3041.

Current Events

Grant Writing 101 Class – February 15, 2023

Grant Writing 101 Class – February 15, 9-11 AM; Lower Columbia College Business Achievement Center, 1600 Maple Street, Longview WA 98632. Sponsored by Lower Columbia College, Kelso Longview Chamber of Commerce, and the CWCOG. No Fees. Registration required at For more information, see the flyer.

Request for Qualifications – Regional Trails Plan Update: The Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Council of Governments (CWCOG) is soliciting requests for qualifications from consulting firms with expertise in regional trails plans. The two-part project will develop a Regional Trails Plan for the Southwest Washington Regional Transportation Planning Organization (SWRTPO). The project duration is from April 17, 2023, to no later than December 31, 2024. Qualified consultants are invited to submit their qualifications as outlined in the project’s RFQ posted at To be considered, all submissions should be sent electronically to by 4:00 PM on February 16, 2023, or mailed to Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Council of Governments, ATTN Bill Fashing, PO Box 128, Kelso, WA 98632. All submissions must be received by the CWCOG by the deadline. Late submittals will not be accepted. For additional project questions, please contact the CWCOG office at (360) 577-3041.

Small Business Resilience Toolkit: There are two versions of the toolkit available for download. One which is more suited to printing and physically writing in, and the other more suited to working on digitally. They contain the same material and will both be periodically refreshed.

Business Resource List: This resource document provides information on a wide variety of topics to assist regional businesses in their recovery and development efforts.

Lower Columbia Investment Network:

Public Records Request

In compliance with RCW 42.56, The Washington Public Records Act, the CWCOG records request application is available. For viewing and/or copying public records, click the button below for a printable request form. Please return this via email or USPS to access records maintained by the CWCOG.