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In The News

ADRC of the Capital Area gets respite care grant

The Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) awarded a $15,500 grant to the Aging and Disability Resource Center of the Capital Area to provide emergency and urgent respite services to family caregivers.

CAPCOG conducts additional criminal justice grant workshop

The Capital Area Council of Governments will hold a third and final mandatory criminal justice grant writing workshop from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 in the CAPCOG Pecan Room.

Saving on Household Hazardous Waste Collections

Costs of conducting household hazardous waste collection (HHWC) events increase with greater participation and more materials collected for disposal. A rising price-tag can cause entities conducting the events to go over budget, but Blanco County used its already available resources, recycling and reuse techniques, and partnerships to keep its 2014 HHWC event under budget.

AAACAP speaks at Senior Wellness Expo

Program managers with the Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) will lead discussions about the benefits of evidence based programs during the Senior Wellness Expo on Feb. 24.

CAPCOG assists with EDA Public Works Program grants

Local governments seeking U.S. Economic Development Administration grant projects can contact the Capital Area Council of Governments for assistance in applying to the EDA’s Public Works Program.

CAPCOG Executive Committee appoints 2015 officers

Elgin Mayor Marc Holm took the reins of the Capital Area Council of Governments Executive Committee as board chair in January. Holm was appointed to the position by the board after serving as its first vice-chair in 2014.

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Upcoming Events


Grant Writing USA Training: Grant Writing Course

Learn how to find grants and write grant proposals in a two-day workshop presented by Austin Fire Department and Grant Writing USA, March 5 and 6.


Meeting: Homeland Security Task Force

The Capital Area Council of Governments' Homeland Security Task Force, which meets the first Thursday of every month, will meet to discuss regional  Homeland Security initiatives.


Meeting: CAPCOG Executive Committee

The Capital Area Council of Governments' Executive Committee, which convenes the second Wednesday of each month, will meet to review or approve selected agency business.


Meeting: Central Texas Clean Air Coalition

Hear about ongoing strategies to reduce ozone pollution in the Austin metropolitan statistical area.


Meeting: CARTPO

The Capital Area Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CARTPO) serves as a forum for elected officials to come together on transportation issues.


Training: Disaster Debris Management 101

Come learn about general disaster debris operations that include what’s new in debris management and lessons learned from recent debris generating events during a three hour workshop conducted by the Capital Area Council of Governments Solid Waste Planning Pogram.

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