The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has made available $3.5 million in grants to individuals and businesses to offset the incremental cost of emissions reductions of air pollutants from facilities and other stationary sources in Texas.
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CAPCOG’s Homeland Security Division is ramping up its coordination of training events and workshops. Its goal is to offer training on specialized topics at least once a quarter, but three courses are already scheduled for August.
The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area, Nurses Unlimited, Health Training Services, and the City of San Marcos will host “Hands On, Caregiving at Home”, a seminar to support families caring for elderly loved ones in the home. The seminar will start at 9 a.m., July 22, at the City of San Marcos Activity Center, 501 E. Hopkins St.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Texas Emissions Reduction Plan Program is accepting applications for the Texas Clean School Bus Program. Applications are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis with a deadline to submit them by 5 p.m. Nov. 1, 2016.
For the first time in years, the nationally recognized and popularly requested Public Safety Training Consultants (PSTC) will educate emergency telecommunicators from around the region in July and August on professional development topics that complements CAPCOG’s already robust telecommunicator training.
CAPCOG is commencing its second round of funding opportunities for projects to improve air quality in the Austin-Round-Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area — Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis and Williamson counties. The funding opportunity has an application deadline of Aug. 19, 2016.
Hear about issues affecting older adults in the 10-county capital area during this quarterly meeting at CAPCOG Area Agency on Aging's Austin office.
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.
The Capital Area Economic Development District is a nonprofit corporation funded by the U.S. Economic Development Administration. The district establishes regional economic development priorities and discusses the regional economy in the Capital Area.
The Executive Committee is the governing body for CAPCOG and meets the second Wednesday of each month to conduct agency business.
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.
The Clean Air Coalition will discuss ongoing strategies to reduce ozone pollution in the region.