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In The News

TCEQ seeks funding natural gas vehicles in seven CAPCOG counties

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has made available $15.5 million in grant funds for those seeking to repower heavy- or medium-duty vehicles to use natural gas or for those looking to replace heavy- or medium-duty with natural gas vehicles.

Community organizations train for being veteran mentors

The Aging and Disability Resource Center of the Capital Area, a CAPCOG program, held a full-day training in April for community service organizations to learn how to better support veterans and their families that seek assistance.

TCEQ accepting emissions reduction grant applications

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Texas Emissions Reduction Plan Program is accepting grant applications for the upgrade or replacement of older heavy-duty vehicles, non-road equipment, marine vessels, locomotives, and stationary equipment.

General Land Office hosts Hurricane Harvey planning workshop at Brazos Valley COG

The Brazos Valley Council of Governments (COG) will host the Texas General Land Office-State Action Plan Workshop for Hurricane Harvey funding to let local government officials, including those in the CAPCOG region’s impacted counties, to address the plan. The workshop will take place at 9 a.m., Tuesday, May 22 at the Brazos Valley COG, Center for Regional Services, 3991 East 29th Street, Bryan, Texas 77802.

CAPCOG prioritizes criminal justice grants

The CAPCOG Executive Committee in April approved the prioritization of 48 grant projects seeking funding from four Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division programs.

Air Quality Awareness Week shares how to “Be Air Aware”, take action against pollutants

From Williamson to Bastrop counties and from Austin to Lockhart, communities in the ten-county region recognized April 30 to May 4 officially as National Air Quality Awareness Week to educate residents about the importance of monitoring local air quality and reducing air pollution.

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Upcoming Events

May
30

Homeland Security Training: Hate & Terrorist Groups in Rural Jails and Prisons

CAPCOG will host an eight-hour, management-level instructor-led course focuses on rural correctional facilities as unique environments for threat group recruitment and radicalization.

May
30

Public Hearing: 2017 Hurricane Harvey CDBG-DR MOD

The Capital Area Council of Governments is conducting public hearings on the Method of Distribution of 2017 Hurricane Harvey Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Allocation for the Local Infrastructure Program and the Local Buyout and Acquisition Program.

Jun
5

Meeting: Regional Review Committee

The Regional Review Committee will discuss the Texas Department of Agriculture's Community and Economic Development Assistance Fund.

Jun
5

Workshop: TDA Procurement

The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) and CAPCOG will hosting a workshop on procurement using TDA funds.

Jun
6

Meeting: Law Enforcement Education Committee

The Law Enforcement Education Committee meets quarterly to provide advice on policies and standards for Basic Peace Officer Course entrance requirements and specialized or mandated in-service training.

Jun
7

Meeting: Homeland Security Task Force

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.

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