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In The News

Older Americans Month helps older adults connect, create, contribute

CAPCOG and its Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area want central Texas communities to join them during the month of May in recognizing that older adults play a key role in the vitality of our neighborhoods, networks and lives.

CAPCOG recommends homeland security grants projects

The CAPCOG Executive Committee and its Homeland Security Task Force prioritized 40 projects that requested funding from the Texas Office of the Governor State Homeland Security Program.

National air quality campaign important to region

CAPCOG will join national partners, such as the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Weather Services, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and encourage local jurisdictions to participate in Air Quality Awareness Week from April 29 to May 3.

CAPCOG calls for Orthoimagery projects, geospatial savings

CAPCOG is coordinating the purchase of geospatial data through its 2020 Capital Area Orthoimagery Project in partnership with Texas Natural Resources Information System Strategic Mapping Program as a regional cooperative effort to save local jurisdictions money.

CAPCOG upgrades 9-1-1 workstations throughout region

CAPCOG began installing new workstations for emergency telecommunicators in all ten counties in February with completion set for May. While the project is a routine upgrade, it will enhance telecommunicators’ ability to navigate their 9-1-1 system tools.

Standard Response Protocol training video instructs students on safety actions

Students will be better prepared to respond to terroristic incidents with a new educational video developed through a partnership between Hays County Emergency Services, Texas State, the Office of the Governor, the I Love You Guys Foundation, and CAPCOG as the educational tool promotes the use of the Standard Response Protocol.

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Upcoming Events


Older Adult Health & Wellness Training: A Matter of Balance

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area is sponsoring a program to help seniors reduce their risk and fear of falling. A Matter of Balance - Managing Concerns about Falling is a free eight-session program for participants ages 60 and older.


Robert Lee Sutherland Seminar: Working Together for Rural Well-being

The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health will bring in national experts to address topics including community collaboration, engaging historically excluded groups, social determinants of mental health, change, and dialogue and learning to help attendees consider solutions to rural questions.


ADRC Training: Veteran Peer Support Network

Join CAPCOG and its Aging and Disability Resource Center of the Capital Area for a training about supporting active military personnel, veterans and their family members through mentorship and guidance. 


Meeting: CAECD Strategic Advisory Committee

The Capital Area Emergency Communications District's Strategic Advisory Committee will meet to assist in planning and reviewing policies and infrastructure for operating emergency communications.


Meeting: GIS Planning Council

The Capital Area Council of Governments Geographic Information Systems Planning Council meets quarterly to discuss and promote the use of GIS throughout the region.


Grant Deadline: Great Texas Birding Classic

The Great Texas Birding Classic is seeking projects to which award conservation grants. Organization may submit project proposals until May 1 that fulfill the goals of the Birding Classic and are within the following guidelines.

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