University of Texas at Austin alumnus Seth Searcy III, a well-known authority on local government law who served as CAPCOG's legal counsel for more than 35 years, has been named the 2013 recipient of the agency's Jack Griesenbeck Leadership in Regionalism Award.
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Did you know? The Capital Area Council of Governments last fiscal year provided more than $100,000 in solid waste grants to seven local jurisdictions. Learn more in the agency's newly published 2013 annual report.
Due to a weather-related delayed opening at its building, CAPCOG has rescheduled the Dec. 6 criminal justice regional planning meeting to 9 a.m.-noon Friday, Dec. 20, 2013.
The Capital Area Council of Government’s Regional Notification System, the telephone-based warning system used by public safety agencies in CAPCOG’s region since 2006 to share time-sensitive information with local residents, can now alert users by text and email too.
CAPCOG's Homeland Security division has scheduled two January 2014 workshops for potential grant applicants interested in state funding opportunities regarding criminal justice, juvenile justice and victim services.
CAPCOG's Area Agency on Aging encourages eligible consumers to compare, choose or change their Medicare and prescription drug plans before annual open enrollment ends Dec. 7, 2013.
Learn about engaging internal allies to build a clean-energy or sustainability strategy within an organization during this one-hour session by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Green Power Partnership.
Get the latest on efforts to assist the participating Clean Air Coalition jurisdictions in implementing strategies to reduce ozone pollution.
Learn about state Criminal Justice Division policies, get trained on the grant-application scoring sheet and review the CAPCOG Regional Criminal Justice Strategic Plan at this session for CJAC members.
Get details on applying for fiscal 2015 grants from the Governor's Criminal Justice Division at CAPCOG's Jan. 17, 2014, mandatory workshop for potential grantees.
Get the details on applying for fiscal 2015 grants from the Governor's Criminal Justice Division at CAPCOG's Jan. 21, 2014, mandatory workshop for potential grantees.
Take your pick of more than 80 sessions and workshops at this three-day conference in Denver, sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.