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Austin, TX 78744

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In The News

CAPCOG sends criminal justice grant priorities to governor

The CAPCOG Executive Committee in May approved a prioritized list of recommended projects to receive funding from four Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division grant programs ranking 54 applications from local governments and nonprofits.

Basic peace officer courses turn cadets into everyday heroes

The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy will conduct a full-time, day and a part-time, night Basic Peace Officer Course in October and November, respectively, so agencies region wide can have a greater pool of licensed peace officers to support their communities. Entrance exams will take place on June 28, July 19, and Aug. 16 at the CAPCOG offices, 6800 Burleson Road, Building 310, Suite 165 in Austin.

Austin to buy Warn Central Texas kiosks to sign up residents

The city of Austin is purchasing and programing digital kiosks to give residents greater access in registering to receive emergency warnings about natural and man-made disasters through CAPCOG’s  Warn Central Texas program.

RPS assists with state and federal grant opportunities

From economic development and infrastructure to sidewalks and fire trucks, the CAPCOG Regional and Planning Services Division has assisted local communities around the region with establishing projects that seek state and federal funding opportunities.

Aging services rekindles relationship with SALT groups

CAPCOG’s Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area is joining several Senior and Law Enforcement Together (SALT) organizations, so it can be a more accessible resource for policing agencies and older adults facing public safety issues.

Prepare for wildfire season by being Firewise and registering for WarnCentralTexas

Emergency management and fire officials and local advocates urged Central Texas residents to prepare for the 2019 wildfire season, which started in May, by staying aware of their wildfire risk, actively mitigating dangers, and being prepared to act. Residents can accomplish these tasks by becoming a Firewise USA Community and registering at to get emergency alerts from local public safety personnel by text message, cellphone call, or email.

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Upcoming Events


Older Adult Health & Wellness Training: Chronic Disease Self Management

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a six-week program that teaches older adults, 60 and older, with chronic illnesses the skills needed in the day-to-day management of treatment and to maintain and increase one’s activities. Classes will be held Tuesdays from July 9 to Aug. 13, 2019.


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.


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.


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: 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.


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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