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6800 Burleson Road
Building 310, Suite 165
Austin, TX 78744

T:  (512) 916-6000
F: (512) 916-6001

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Doing Business with CAPCOG

From requests for bids or proposals to periodic grants, learn about procurement and funding opportunities with the Capital Area Council of Governments, and please note that CAPCOG can accept unsolicited proposals only in situations that would not be subject to competitive bid.

Prospective vendors should contact staff directly only when instructed as part of a published request for proposals, qualifications, applications or bids.

> Get CAPCOG's FY 2018 grant schedule.


Request for Applications for Grants

State Homeland Security Program Grants

The SHSP grants provide funding to address high-priority preparedness gaps across all FEMA core capabilities and mission areas that support terrorism preparedness. The optimized delivery of core capabilities requires a combined effort of multiple organizations and levels of government, from federal to local. Texas applies a regional approach to develop recommendations for funding projects to reach its preparedness goals.
Application Open Date: Dec. 15, 2017
Application Deadline: Jan. 26, 2018 for CAPCOG Review
Staff Contact: Homeland Security Division
> Read more about the program.

OOG, Criminal Justice Division Grant Programs - PY2019

CAPCOG helps administer four Plan Year 2019 grant programs for the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division.

  • General Victim Assistance Program
  • Violence Against Women Justice and Training Program
  • Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
  • Justice Assistance Grant (JAG)

Application Deadlines: Feb. 20, 2018
Staff Contact: Matt Holderread
> Read more about the programs.

Request for Quotes

RFQ - Website Scope

The Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG), is a regional governmental agency serving the 10-county region surrounding Austin. CAPCOG is seeking a qualified consultant to review and make recommendations to update its website to fit the agency’s needs for presenting and managing content on the Internet. The consultant’s recommendations will lead to drafting a scope of work for a request of proposals for the development of a new website and selection of an appropriate content management system (CMS) so CAPCOG can self-maintain its web content.

> Read the full RFQ.

Staff Contact: Sheila Jennings
Closing Date: 5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018

Email quotes via email to Sheila Jennings with " Website Scope" in the subject line.

Request for Proposals (RFP)

RFP - Regional Notification System

The Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG), on behalf of the Capital Area Emergency Communications District, is requesting proposals from qualified and experienced contractors to provide a Regional Notification System for the region to upgrade and/or replace its current system. The Regional Notification System (RNS) will support the rapid alerting and notification of residents, businesses and local officials in the region of potential and ongoing hazards and emergency situations that pose a risk to life, property or the environment. The RNS will provide the capability to rapidly deliver messages to the whole community via e-mail, SMS messaging (text messaging), voice calls, IPAWS, Accessible Alerts (video with American Sign Language interpreter, audio, text), social media channels and web feeds via an API or other means.

> Read the full RFP.
> Download the RFP application information and capabilities worksheet.
> Download the Contract Certifications.
> Download the CAPCOG RNS RFP Addendum No. 1 (posted 2-15-18).
> Download the CAPCOG RNS RFP Addendum No. 2 (posted 2-20-18).
> Read the RFP Questions & Answers (updated 2-20-18).

Staff Contact: Sheila Jennings
Closing Date: 4 p.m., CT, Friday, March 2, 2018
Bidders' Meeting: 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, CAPCOG Pecan Room
(Parties interested in the Bidder's Meeting may also call into the meeting. Contact Sheila Jennings for calling instructions.)
Question Deadline: 4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 14, 2018
Demos/Evaluation of Proposals: Monday-Wednesday, March 19-21, 2018
Anticipated Award Date: Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Mail or hand-deliver submissions to the Capital Area Council of Governments, Attention: Sheila Jennings, RFP Regional Notification System, 6800 Burleson Road, Building 310, Suite 165, Austin, TX 78744.

RFP - HVAC Procurement and Installation Services - Closed

The Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG), on behalf of the Capital Area Emergency Communications District, is requesting proposals from licensed general contractors that offer HVAC procurement and installation services for placing equipment in a server and technology room at CAPCOG’s offices. 

> Read the full request for proposals.
> Download Attachment One – CAPCOG Construction Documents.
> Download Attachment Two – Mechanical Compliance.
> Download Attachment Three – Contract Assurances.
> Read the RFP Questions & Answers (published 1-9-18)
> Read the RFP Questions & Answers attachment (posted 1-9-18).

Staff Contact: Sheila Jennings
Closing Date: 11 a.m., Friday, Jan. 26, 2018
Pre-bid Meeting Date: 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 15. Meeting Location Change Note: The Pre-bid meeting and walk-through will be held in the Mesquite Room at the CAPCOG offices, 6800 Burleson Road, Austin.
Anticipated Selection Date:  Friday, Feb. 9, 2018

Submissions should be sent to Attention: “HVAC Procurement and Installation”, Sheila Jennings, Director of Administration, Capital Area Council of Governments, 6800 Burleson Road, Building 310, Suite 165,
Austin, TX  78744 or sent via email to Sheila Jennings.

RFP - Air Quality Monitoring Services - Awarded to Dios Dado Environmental, Ltd.

Questions about CAPCOG's procurement process?

> Contact CAPCOG Director of Administration Sheila Jennings.
> Learn about the procurement protest procedure.

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