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Austin, TX 78744

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In The News

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 WarnCentralTexas.org to get emergency alerts from local public safety personnel by text message, cellphone call, or email.

Texas Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Program seeks bus projects

The Texas Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Program is accepting applications for the first round of funding with more than $58 million available for projects to replace or repower school buses, transit buses, and shuttle buses. 

CAPCOG increases location accuracy for wireless 9-1-1 callers

The CAPCOG Emergency Communications Division has installed new RapidSOS software at nearly all the 10-county region’s public safety answering points (PSAPs) to enhance the ability for emergency telecommunicators to pinpoint a caller’s location.

Air Quality Program holds energy efficiency workshop

The CAPCOG Air Quality Program is hosting several energy efficiency specialists to conduct a workshop from 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, May 29 for local governments and facility managers about reducing buildings’ energy consumption.

EPA, CAPCOG partner on travel efficiency assessment project

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Transportation and Air Quality selected CAPCOG for a technical assistance partnership to assess the emissions and fuel consumption impacts of implementing travel efficiency strategies, which will help the region’s decision-makers understand how to improve air quality through such strategies.

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Upcoming Events

May
29

Air Quality Training: Energy Efficiency Workshop

Presenters from the State Energy Conservation Office (SECO), Texas PACE Authority, and the South-central Partnership for Energy Efficiency as a Resource (SPEER) will discuss energy efficient measures and resources that can be used by local governments and facility managers.

Jun
3

Older Adult Health & Wellness Training: A Matter of Balance

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area is sponsoring a program to help seniors reduce their risk and fear of falling. A Matter of Balance - Managing Concerns about Falling is a free eight-session program for participants ages 60 and older.

Jun
3

Older Adult Health & Wellness Training: A Matter of Balance

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area is sponsoring a program to help seniors reduce their risk and fear of falling. A Matter of Balance - Managing Concerns about Falling is a free eight-session program for participants ages 60 and older. 

Jun
4

2019 Hurricane Outlook

The Texas General Land Office and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Climate Prediction Center will hold a joint briefing for elected officials about the 2019 hurricane outlook via webinar and phone call.

Jun
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.

Jul
10

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.

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