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Austin, TX 78744

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In The News

Mexico delegation learns about law enforcement training at CAPCOG

CAPCOG’s Regional Law Enforcement Academy (RLEA) and Emergency Communications divisions hosted a delegation of 13 peace officer professionals from Mexico in April, so they could learn about training and operational best practices.

Homeland Security, RLEA offer School Safety Symposium

The CAPCOG’s Homeland Security Division and Regional Law Enforcement Academy are planning a symposium on response techniques and preparedness for school shooting incidents. The symposium will provide information to leaders from school districts, police departments, emergency management teams, and emergency medical services about recognized best-practices used statewide to mitigate school shootings.

CAPCOG uses EDA funding for new disaster recovery, resiliency projects

CAPCOG is taking on two projects; one that will support the region’s over-all disaster resiliency, and one that will help stimulate economic activity for jurisdictions within the Hurricane Harvey FEMA disaster declaration.

Commute Solutions grows with CAMPO aid, helps seniors and workforce development

The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) included in its 2019-2022 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) $250,000 to support CAPCOG’s Commute Solutions program that will help expand efforts for reducing single-occupancy vehicle trips, connecting seniors to transportation options and allowing others to reach workforce development opportunities.

EMCs, fire officials promote WarnCentralTexas.org as part of wildfire safety

Several fire and emergency management officials from the CAPCOG ten-county region recently encouraged residents to prepare for the 2018 wildfire season during a press conference in May. The officials promoted two national preparedness programs and stated each can be enhanced by the regional Warn Central Texas program.

Workshop shares household hazardous waste collection tips

Household hazardous waste (HHW) management experts will share best practices for conducting community collection events during a free CAPCOG workshop scheduled for 9 a.m., Friday, June 29. The workshop will be at the CAPCOG offices, 6800 Burleson Road, Building 301, Suite 165 in Austin.

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Upcoming Events

Jul
20

Meeting: Capital Area Regional Transportation Planning Organization

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

Jul
27

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.

Jul
30

CAPCOG School Safety Symposium

CAPCOG is hosting experts on response techniques and preparedness to provide information to leaders from school districts, police departments, emergency management teams, and emergency medical services about recognized best-practices used statewide to mitigate school shootings.

Aug
2

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.

Aug
6

Meeting: Aging Advisory Council

Hear about issues affecting older adults in the 10-county capital area during this quarterly meeting at CAPCOG Area Agency on Aging's Austin office.

Aug
8

Meeting: Central Texas Clean Air Coalition

Hear about ongoing strategies to reduce ozone pollution in the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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