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In The News

Texas Silver-Haired Legislature grants region extra seats

To help fill the Texas Silver-Haired Legislature with active and committed representatives who are 60 or older, the organization expanded the number of representatives for the counties in the CAPCOG region from five to eight.

CAPCOG honors Stephens with Parmer Volunteer Award

CAPCOG presented Cathy Stephens, a Travis County Transportation and Natural Resources senior planner, with its Phill Parmer Volunteer Service Award in December for her many years of service on the Clean Air Coalition Advisory Committee and her contributions to improving regional air quality.

Conley receives 16th Jack Griesenbeck Regionalism Award

CAPCOG awarded Hays County Commissioner Will Conley with the 16th Jack Griesenbeck Leadership in Regionalism Award for his efforts and commitment to regionalism especially in the area of transportation.

CAPCOG Executive Committee to conduct 1st 2018 meeting

The CAPCOG Executive Committee will meet Jan. 10, 2018 for its first meeting of the new year as it welcomes four new members to the board after their election at the December General Assembly Meeting. 

Homeland security plans emergency management training for region

Homeland security and emergency management training coordinated by CAPCOG during the 2018 fiscal year builds on prior disasters that have affected the region, but it also looks to prepare the region for incidents yet to happen such as complex coordinated attacks, terrorist attacks and cybersecurity threats. More than seven courses are planned for the year with one having already taken place in November.

Aging programs improve seniors’ independence, health

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area, a CAPCOG division, is offering its first educational workshop to help older adults reduce chronic pain, and it is seeking volunteers to help prevent seniors from falling.

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Upcoming Events


CAPCOG closed due to weather

Due to inclement weather, the CAPCOG offices will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. 


Meeting: Capital Area Regional Transportation Planning Organization

The Capital Area Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CARTPO) serves as a forum for elected officials to come together on transportation issues.


Meeting: Solid Waste Advisory Committee

Get updates on regional solid waste issues during the Solid Waste Advisory Committee meeting.


Mandatory Criminal Justice Grant Writing Workshop

Because of high demand, CAPCOG is conducting a third mandatory grant writing workshop for entities applying for Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division (CJD) funding opportunities for plan year 2019 in the following programs: General Victim Assistance Program, Violence Against Women Justice and Training Projects, Juvenile Justice Grant Program, and Justice Assistance Grant (JAG).


Meeting: CAECD Strategic Advisory Committee

The Capital Area Emergency Communications District's Strategic Advisory Committee will meet to assist in planning and reviewing policies and infrastructure for operating emergency communications.


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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