The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services is seeking public input on a three-year strategic plan for aging and disability resource centers and their role within the no-wrong-door approach for seeking long-term care services and supports.
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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality seeks nominations for nine people, five of which must be elected officials, to serve on the Municipal Solid Waste Management and Resource Recovery Advisory Council.
Debris generated from disasters can affect the public health, safety and welfare of a community, and the risk increases if large areas of debris are left unattended. The Capital Area Council of Governments recently completed an effort to help counties and municipalities alleviate and dispose of disaster debris in a timely and effective manner.
More than 230 nursing and assisted living facilities care for older Americans in the 10-county region, and the Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area Council of Governments needs dedicated volunteers to be advocates for seniors living in those facilities and to serve in its ombudsman program.
The Capital Area Council of Governments is pursuing grant financing that will allow the COG to provide technical assistance in the areas of economic development and recovery, infrastructure planning, and damage assessment to local jurisdictions affected by the Memorial Day weekend floods.
CAPCOG worked with CodeRED, the region’s new Regional Notification System (RNS) provider, in June to transfer data and functionality to the new application. As the transition approached, CAPCOG also coordinated 21 web-based training sessions preparing about 150 personnel from various jurisdictions to use the new RNS.
CAPCOG's Emergency Communications Division will introduce regional telecommunicators to a basic level of Spanish to assist them in the initial processing of calls from Spanish speakers.
The American Planning Association-Texas Chapter is presenting a Central Texas Elected and Appointed Officials Planning Workshop.
The 2015 Aging in Texas Conference conducted by the Texas Association of Area Agencies on Aging, the Texas Association of Regional Councils and the Texas Department of Aging & Disability Services will take place at the Doubletree Hotel Austin.
The Capital Area Council of Governments is hosting trainers from the Texas Attorney General’s Office and the Texas Municipal League to instruct elected officials on Texas Open Meetings and Public Information Acts.
The Capital Area Council of Governments Geographic Information Systems Planning Council meets quarterly to discuss and promote the use of GIS throughout the region.
Learn more about making arrests, conducting searches and seizing property during this 16 hour course offered by the Regional Law Enforcement Academy.