If cellphone users in the Capital Area text their emergency to 9-1-1 today, they would receive a message telling them to call. But soon those messages will be answered by a live operator who can dispatch the proper emergency responders.
In The News
The Capital Area Council of Governments will accept nominations for its annual Jack Griesenbeck Leadership in Regionalism Award until Nov. 7.
Chris Schreck has joined the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) staff as its economic development manager. In the position, he will assist with regional economic planning and provide analysis support for entities in CAPCOG’s 10 counties.
Benefit counselors with the Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) are prepped to assist those in the region with Medicare open enrollment that starts Oct. 15.
Several Bastrop County entities teamed up to improve proper household hazardous waste disposal and recycling awareness and to reduce the amount of trash entering landfills.
Capital Area Council of Governments General Assembly representatives in September approved a $23.8 million budget for expenses during the 2015 fiscal year.
The Capital Area Council of Governments Geographic Information Systems Planning Council meets quarterly to discuss and promote the use of GIS throughout the region.
Hear about issues affecting older adults in the 10-county capital area at its quarterly meeting.
The Capital Area Regional Environmental Task Force will meet to discuss enivornmental issues at its quarterly meeting.
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.
The Capital Area Council of Governments' Executive Committee, which convenes the second Wednesday of each month, will meet to hear staff updates and review or approve selected agency business.
The Criminal Justice Advisory Committee is holding a planning meeting in Round Rock to review the Regional Strategic Criminal Justice Plan.