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In The News

Seniors stay valuable members in our communities

CAPCOG and communities around the region will recognize May as Older Americans Month, a time when everyone should acknowledge the contributions of older adults and encourage them to stay engaged in our communities and lives.

Caregivers conference to teach approaches for tough family challenges

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a CAPCOG division, and the Austin Senior Resource Alliance will host some of Austin’s foremost senior caregiving experts for A Caregivers Hope, an annual conference to teach how to better care for loved-ones and yourself through family planning and caregiving.

CAPCOG recommends projects for homeland security grants

The Office of the Governor (OOG) is expected to award the 2018 State Homeland Security Program Grant funds in August 2018; CAPCOG’s Executive Committee approved a prioritized list of recommendations for regional projects to the OOG in March after more than 34 projects and equipment purchases were reviewed by its Homeland Security Task Force.

CAPCOG honors communications heroes across region

CAPCOG, acting in its capacity as the Capital Area Emergency Communications District, along with many local jurisdictions will recognize 9-1-1 operators’ commitment to their communities during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, April 9 through 15.

CAPCOG to host EDA Disaster Recovery Workshop

CAPCOG will host an Economic Development Administration (EDA) Disaster Recovery Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., April 20, 2018 to feature programs from federal and state agencies that could be beneficial to communities during a long-time recovery effort.

Kent Butler Summit focuses on infrastructure, future

Local decision makers will come together at the Kent Butler Summit for a conversation about effective regional planning that is good for people and the environment. This year’s summit, “Pipes, People, Pavement and the future of Water in the Hill Country”, will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 4 in Texas State University’s LBJ Student Center Ballroom.

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Upcoming Events


Meeting: Solid Waste Advisory Committee

Get updates on regional solid waste issues at this meeting, open to the public. The Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC), formed in 1993, helps coordinate and guide implementation of the Regional Solid Waste Management Plan.


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.


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.


A Caregivers Hope 2018

A Caregivers Hope, an annual conference, will bring together Austin's foremost nonprofits in the senior caregiving industry to answer questions for those managing their loved ones' care.


Meeting: Aging Advisory Council

Hear about issues affecting older adults in the 10-county capital area during this quarterly meeting, which also will include committee updates and staff reports.

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