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In The News

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.

Public hearings, input to shape Harvey recovery funding

CAPCOG is drafting a Method of Distribution for the 2017 Hurricane Harvey Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery allocations totaling $17,234,948 for the four disaster identified counties — Bastrop, Caldwell, Lee, and Fayette.

CAPCOG to hold local government flood grant strategy meeting

CAPCOG is inviting local floodplain administrators to coordinate a regional strategy for pursuing two grant opportunities that could help local jurisdictions in the region enhance their ability to reduce flooding risks.

TCEQ seeks funding natural gas vehicles in seven CAPCOG counties

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has made available $15.5 million in grant funds for those seeking to repower heavy- or medium-duty vehicles to use natural gas or for those looking to replace heavy- or medium-duty with natural gas vehicles.

Community organizations train for being veteran mentors

The Aging and Disability Resource Center of the Capital Area, a CAPCOG program, held a full-day training in April for community service organizations to learn how to better support veterans and their families that seek assistance.

TCEQ accepting emissions reduction grant applications

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Texas Emissions Reduction Plan Program is accepting grant applications for the upgrade or replacement of older heavy-duty vehicles, non-road equipment, marine vessels, locomotives, and stationary equipment.

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Upcoming Events

Jun
19

Public Hearing: 2017 Hurricane Harvey CDBG-DR MOD

The Capital Area Council of Governments is conducting a public hearing about the Method of Distribution of 2017 Hurricane Harvey Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Allocation for the Local Infrastructure Program and the Local Buyout and Acquisition Program.

Jun
22

Workshop: TCEQ’s ERIG Grant Workshop

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is conducting several workshops throughout the state about applying for the Emissions Reduction Incentive Grant, which provides funding opportunities to offset the cost of projects that reduce emissions of nitrogen oxide from high-emitting mobile diesel sources.

Jun
29

Workshop: Household Hazardous Waste Collection

CAPCOG is conducting a free, half-day Household Hazardous Waste Management Workshop that will discuss the best practices of managing local household hazardous waste collection events.

Jul
5

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.

Jul
11

Board of Managers Meeting: Capital Area Emergency Communications District

Hear updates on the Capital Area Emergency Communications District, which oversees 9-1-1 services to local governments in the ten-county Texas State Planning Region 12.

Jul
12

Aging Volunteer Leader Training: Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

CAPCOG’s Area on Aging of the Capital Area Health and Wellness Program is hosting a five-day training for volunteer leaders who want to change lives by teaching the Chronic Disease Self-Management and Chronic Pain Self-Management programs. 

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