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Austin, TX 78744

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In The News

CARTPO selects U.S. 290 projects as top regional transportation priorities

Elected officials from eight counties selected two U.S. Highway 290 projects to be the highest ranking priorities for the Capital Area Regional Transportation Planning Organization, a rural planning organization.

CAPCOG promotes vehicle grant opportunities to improve air quality

Area grant opportunities for purchasing or retrofitting vehicles to help improve the region’s air quality now can be found in one location: The Drive Clean: Get help buying a cleaner vehicle webpage.

Justice Department launches website for crimes relating to elderly

The United States Department of Justice launched the Elder Justice website earlier this month. The site provides the elderly and people who support them with information about crimes affecting older Americans.

CAPCOG uses homeland security grant for cyber-attack recovery

The Capital Area Council of Governments will use a recently awarded $135,000 State Homeland Security Program grant to assist in preparing the region to respond and recover from cyber-attacks.

A caregiver’s balanced life provides for better care

Outlining a support system, learning about resources, and handling stress ensured Cheri Knockover stayed her positive, fun and happy self. More importantly, it helped her remain a great caregiver for her husband.

NCoA and AAACAP remind seniors about flu shots

Flu season can begin in October, last until May and peak in January and February. With the start of the season nearing, the Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area and the National Council on Aging wants to remind seniors to get their flu shots.

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Upcoming Events

Oct
2

Homeland Security Task Force 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.

Oct
8

Meeting: CAPCOG Executive Committee

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.

Oct
8

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 10-county Texas State Planning Region 12.

Oct
9

Solid Waste Advisory Committee meeting - RESCHEDULED

The Solid Waste Advisory Committee will convene for it regularly scheduled meeting.

Oct
16

Meeting: Law Enforcement Education Committee

The Law Enforcement Education Committee meets quarterly to discuss to how to help update and advise on policies and standards for Basic Peace Officer Course entrance requirements and specialized or mandated in-service training.

Oct
31

Meeting: GIS Planning Council

The Capital Area Council of Governments Geographic Information Systems Planning Council meets quarterly to discuss and promote the use of GIS throughout the region. 

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