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In The News

GIS mapping service heightens cities, counties’ capabilities

CAPCOG’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Program, part of the CAPCOG Planning and Economic Development Division, wants to support cities and counties’ planning capabilities by offering mapping services throughout the region.

CAPCOG General Assembly set for Sept. 14

The September General Assembly meeting will mark the start of a new fiscal year as CAPCOG member representatives consider the proposed $32.7 million budget. The other primary duty of the membership is to select the new nominating committee that will recommend the 2017 Executive Committee for elections at the  December General Assembly. 

Funds available for alternative fuel, natural gas fueling stations

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) made available about $17.7 million in grants to continue the development of a network of natural gas and other alternative fuel fueling stations to serve as a foundation for a self-sustaining market for alternative fuel vehicles in the state.

Leaders share response experiences to mass shootings

Community leaders from Dallas; Chattanooga, Tenn.; and Aurora, Colo. will share their firsthand experience in responding to and recovering from mass shooting incidents as part of a CAPCOG Homeland Security Division conference. “The Crisis Challenge: the Leadership Role in Terrorism and Mass Shooting Incidents” conference will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 16 at the Omni Hotel Southpark, 4140 Governors Row in Austin.

Striking a Balance gives caregivers learning, sharing experience

One of the Austin area’s largest conferences for family and nonprofessional caregivers will return for its 15th year to provide Central Texas residents with valuable information about support resources that assist caregivers in caring for their loved ones and themselves. “Striking a Balance” will take place Aug. 20 at the Doubletree by Hilton, 6505 North Interstate Highway 35 in Austin.

RETF tools help prevent illegal dumping in counties, cities

The Regional Environmental Task Force, in its 20 years of operation focused on protecting the environment through awareness and enforcement activities, offers a range of resources and tools that can assist communities in the 10-county CAPCOG region to curtail illegal dumping and catch violators who still do it.

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Upcoming Events

Aug
23

Training Course: Basic Environmental Law

Learn about the growing problem of illegal dumping and other environmental crimes during the Capital Area Regional Environmental Task Force's Basic Environmental Training Course.

Aug
24

Training Course: Intermediate Environmental Law

Learn from certified instructors in various Texas agencies about the growing problem of illegal dumping and other environmental crimes.

Sep
14

Meeting: CAPCOG Executive Committee

The Capital Area Council of Governments' Executive Committee meets the second Wednesday of each month to conduct agency business.

Sep
14

Meeting: CAPCOG General Assembly

CAPCOG will host its General Assembly meeting Sept. 14, 2016 to consider the 2017 budget.

Sep
14

Elected Official Training: Procurement and Cooperative Purchasing Workshop

The Capital Area Council of Governments is conducting a procurement and cooperative purchasing workshop for elected officials.

Sep
16

Homeland Security Conference: The Crisis Challenge

Community leaders from Dallas; Chattanooga, Tenn.; and Aurora, Colo. will share their firsthand experience in responding to and recovering from mass shooting incidents as part of a CAPCOG Homeland Security Division conference — “The Crisis Challenge: the Leadership Role in Terrorism and Mass Shooting Incidents.”

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