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In The News

Night course offers more cadets to area police departments

The Capital Area Council of Governments Regional Law Enforcement Academy began a part-time, evening basic peace office course on March 23. Ending in October, it will be the second part-time course to conclude this year and supply Capital Area policing agencies with capable and knowledgeable cadets to serve their communities

White House Conference on Aging issues advisory on pension advances

The White House Conference on Aging website is warning older adults to avoid pension advance traps and offered three tips to protect one’s retirement pension.

New CAPCOG IT director brings additional IT insight

The Capital Area Council of Governments operates several technology based tools to enhance the capabilities of cities and counties in its 10-county region. The reverse notification system and the WebEOC are two such tools that counties and cities can use to help mitigate disasters. To improve its use of such technology, CAPCOG hired a new Information Technology Director.

Central Texas Clean Air Coalition offers EPA ideas on proposed ozone standards

The Central Texas Clean Air Coalition last week submitted a comment letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on its proposed ozone standards. The comment letter addresses regional concerns by providing ideas on how to implement the standard.

CAPCOG ramps up Llano County Transportation and Economic Development Plan

The Llano County Transportation and Economic Development Plan is entering the public participation phase of the project where the county, Texas Department of Transportation, Texas A&M Transportation Institute and the Capital Area Council of Governments will work with county stakeholders. 

Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy opens for comments

CAPCOG started accepting public comments on the 2015-2020 Capital Area Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) on March 2. The comment period will end March 31.

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Upcoming Events

Mar
31

Criminal Justice Grant Scoring Meeting

The Criminal Justice Advisory Committee will review and score grant applications and presentations from entities that submitted applications for the Governor’s Office Criminal Justice Division grants.

Apr
1

Criminal Justice Grant Scoring Meeting

The Criminal Justice Advisory Committee will review and score grant applications and presentations from entities that submitted applications for the Governor’s Office Criminal Justice Division grants.

Apr
2

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.

Apr
8

CAPCOG Executive Committee meeting

The Capital Area Council of Governments' Executive Committee, which convenes the second Wednesday of each month, will meet to review or approve selected agency business.

Apr
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.

Apr
16

Training: Disaster Debris Management Documentation and Closeout

Learn about determining eligibility for federal assistance for disaster related debris during a three hour workshop hosted by the Capital Area Council of Governments Solid Waste Planning Program.

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