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In The News

CAPCOG holds threat identification, evacuation workshops

The CAPCOG Homeland Security Division will host three courses in September to train peace officers, emergency managers and other local government officials about identifying potential acts of terrorism and preparing to evacuate communities during large scale natural and man-made disasters.

State legislators address CAPCOG General Assembly in Sept.

State legislators who serve on the CAPCOG Executive Committee will participate in a panel discussion about the 86th Texas Legislative Session during CAPCOG’s Sept. 11, 2019 General Assembly Meeting.

National Preparedness Month highlights importance of readiness, alerts

In support of National Preparedness Month, CAPCOG developed a regional WarnCentralTexas.org campaign to encourage residents to register for emergency alerts and prepare themselves for any emergency including natural disasters and potential terrorist attacks.

Striking a Balance teaches family caregivers about life balance

The upcoming 18th annual Striking a Balance Conference will convene local resources as well as local and national speakers that focus on successful coordination of family caregivers’ work, life, and caregiving responsibilities.

Air Quality program offers workshop on alternatives to gas powered vehicles for short trips

The CAPCOG Air Quality Program will conduct a workshop for local government and transportation practitioners as well as policy makers to learn best practices and trends for using neighborhood electric vehicles to help reduce carbon emissions and traffic congestion while increasing safety and access.

Environmental law course lets governments clean up crime

The Regional Environmental Task Force (RETF) and CAPCOG will lead two courses on how local governments can better prosecute environmental crimes and cleanup dumpsites and hazardous materials that threaten their resident’s health and safety.

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Upcoming Events

Sep
3

Homeland Security Training: Public Safety TLO Basic Course

CAPCOG is hosting the Austin Regional Intelligence Center to teach instruct a 6-hour public safety threat liaison officer (TLO) basic course.

Sep
3

Older Adult Health & Wellness Training: A Matter of Balance

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area is sponsoring a program to help seniors reduce their risk and fear of falling. A Matter of Balance - Managing Concerns about Falling is a free eight-session program for participants ages 60 and older.

Sep
5

Homeland Security Training: Law Enforcement TLO Basic Course

CAPCOG is hosting the Austin Regional Intelligence Center to teach instruct a 8-hour law enforcement threat liaison officer (TLO) basic course.

Sep
5

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.

Sep
9

Homeland Security Training: Evacuation Planning Strategies & Solutions

CAPCOG will host an emergency management course that will teach local government personnel how to use current tools and technologies to institute best practices and strategies to plan for and execute an emergency evacuation.

Sep
9

Older Adult Health & Wellness Training: A Matter of Balance

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area is sponsoring a program to help seniors reduce their risk and fear of falling. A Matter of Balance - Managing Concerns about Falling is a free eight-session program for participants ages 60 and older.

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