view of Greenfield from the Mohawk Trail
painted trillium flowerGreenfield'd Town Hallapple trees in winter

Welcome to Franklin Regional Council of Governments

The Franklin Regional Council of Governments (FRCOG) is a regional organization offering a variety of programming, products and services, both on the municipal and regional level, to our member towns. We serve the 26 towns of Franklin County, the most rural county in Massachusetts and located in the upper Connecticut River Valley in the western part of the state.

This site will provide you with information about all of our programs and current projects, our staff and committees, and provide access to many of our current publications and regional links.

Upcoming Events

TIPS Training
FC Cooperative Public Health Service Oversight Board
FRCOG Council Meeting
Coalition of Historical Commissions
FC Food Council
Citizen Corps Shelter Fundamentals Training
Leadership Pioneer Valley Open House
Spring/Summer Highway Bid Opening
FC Energy Committees Coalition
Beverage Alcohol Training (BAT)
Healthcare Subcommittee of the Opioid Awareness & Education Task Force
Invitation for Bids for the Supply & Delivery of #2 Fuel Oil, Gasoline, Diesel & Propane to Participating Towns During FY15
MAVEN Governance Council Regional Meeting
Citizen Corps IRAA Training
FC Emergency Communication System Committee
Mohawk Area Public Health Coalition
SB Essentials Workshop: Conflict of Interest Law
Healthcare Subcommittee of the Opioid Awareness & Education Task Force
Cooperative Public Health Service Oversight Committee

What’s New

Community Partnership Meetings to Discuss a New Forest Designation (New April Dates and Locations)

Franklin County Transportation Planning Organization meeting materials for April 10, 2014

April Select Board Essentials Workshop: Contracting and Procurement Basics

Register Now for the Western MA Housing Workshop!

New website to access regional data announced!

We the People: 23rd Annual Youth Conference Registration Updated

FRCOG's Health Agent is Recorder's Green Hero of the Month!

Town of Monroe 2014 Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan for Public Review

RSVP for the 2014 Hampshire & Franklin Municipal Conference

Franklin County Farmer Survey Results Available!

2013/2014 Select Board Essentials Calendar

Summit for Western Massachusetts Community Organizations Active in Disasters

Fire Service in Franklin County: A Baseline Assessment

NEW! Our online permitting for public health is officially launched as of 1/29/14. This applies to public health permits and licenses in the towns of: Buckland, Charlemont, Gill, Hawley, Heath, Leyden and Monroe.

Franklin County Sheriff's Regional Dog Shelter 2013 Report

Emergency Dispensing Site Management Training

FRCOG wins prestigious award for Sustainable Franklin County, a Regional Plan for Sustainable Development

FFY 13 Federal Obligation Report of Transportation Funding in Franklin County.

Sustainable Franklin County: Final HUD Approved Plan

Serve your community in an emergency! Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) and Citizens Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training Schedule

FRCOG Receives Forestry Award!

Franklin County Regional Shelter Plan

Final 2014 UPWP

Final 2013-16 TIP Amendment

Final 2014-17 TIP Project Listing
Final 2014-17 TIP Text
Map of TPO subregional areas







the French King bridge in ErvingFRCOG logo
a local cowthe Bridge of Flowers, Shelburne Falls

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