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Austin, TX 78744

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Upcoming Events

Meeting: CAPCOG Executive Committee

10 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018
CAPCOG Lantana Room
6800 Burleson Road, Building 310, Suite 155
Austin, TX 78744

The Capital Area Council of Governments' Executive Committee meets the second Wednesday of each month to conduct agency business. The 28-member committee, largely comprises of city and county elected officials, provides direction to CAPCOG staff on program implementation, budgets, contracts and general policies and procedures for managing the agency.

> Explore CAPCOG's Executive Committee.
> Get the Executive Committee's upcoming agenda, past agendas and the minutes.
 

Meeting: Central Texas Clean Air Coalition

11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 (or upon adjournment of the CAPCOG Executive Committee)
CAPCOG Lantana
6800 Burleson Road, Building 310, Suite 155
Austin, TX 78744

Hear about ongoing strategies to reduce ozone pollution in the Austin-Round Rock metropolitan statistical area (MSA). The Central Texas Clean Air Coalition comprises of elected officials from the five-county MSA — Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis and Williamson counties.

> Contact Andrew Hoekzema, Regional Services and Planning assistant director.
> Learn more about the Clean Air Coalition.

Meeting: CAECD Strategic Advisory Committee

1:30-3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018
CAPCOG Pecan Room
6800 Burleson Road
Building 310, Suite 165
Austin, TX 78744

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.

> Discover more information about the Capital Area Emergency Communications District.

Meeting: Homeland Security Task Force

9 a.m.-noon, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018
CAPCOG - Pecan
6800 Burleson Road, Building 310, Suite 165
Austin, Texas 78744

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 Homeland Security Task Force is a 27-member board that facilitates regional homeland security activities among local jurisdictions to include planning, training, funding and mutual aid partnerships.

> Read more about the Homeland Security Task Force.
> Contact Kate Barrett with questions.

State Homeland Security Program Grants Workshop

1:30-4 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018
CAPCOG Pecan Conference Room
6800 Burleson Road
Building 310 Suite 165
Austin, Texas 78744

This pre-application, required workshop is part of the FY 2019 State Homeland Security Grant Program.

Conducted by CAPCOG’s Homeland Security Division, the workshop will review what applicants can expect for the FY 2019 SHSP application process including:

  • Who can apply and what activities are eligible for funding
  • Application requirements and supporting documentation
  • Applicable federal and state rules, regulations and certifications required of applicants
  • Key dates and deadlines

If a jurisdiction does not send a representative to the workshop and submits an application(s), the jurisdiction will be ranked in the lowest tier.

Entities that anticipate applying for grant funding only need to attend one workshop.

> Register for the workshop.
> Read more about the State Homeland Security Program.
> Learn about the CAPCOG Homeland Security Division.

Meeting: CAPCOG Executive Committee

10 a.m.-noon, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018
Wyndham Garden Austin
3401 S IH 35 Frontage Rd
Austin, Texas 78741

The Capital Area Council of Governments' Executive Committee meets the second Wednesday of each month to conduct agency business. The 29-member committee, largely comprises of city and county elected officials, provides direction to CAPCOG staff on program implementation, budgets, contracts and general policies and procedures for managing the agency.

> RSVP for the General Assembly Meeting.

> Read the present and past CAPCOG Executive Committee meeting minutes and agendas.
> Explore CAPCOG's Executive Committee.

Annual Meeting and Luncheon: CAPCOG General Assembly

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018
Wyndham Garden Austin
3401 South IH 35 Frontage Road
Austin, TX 78741

General Assembly Representatives and CAPCOG Advisory Committee members are welcome to attend the CAPCOG December General Assembly Meeting.

During the meeting, General Assembly Representatives will elect the 2018 Executive Committee, and CAPCOG will announce the recipients of the Jack Griesenbeck Leadership in Regionalism Award and the CAPCOG Volunteer Service Award.

> RSVP to attend the December General Assembly Meeting.
> Explore CAPCOG's General Assembly.
> Contact Mason Canales for more informaiton.

State Homeland Security Program Grants Workshop

9:30 a.m.-noon, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018
CAPCOG Pecan Room
6800 Burleson Road
Building 310 Suite 165
Austin, Texas 78744

This pre-application, required workshop is part of the FY 2019 State Homeland Security Grant Program.

Conducted by CAPCOG’s Homeland Security Division, the workshop will review what applicants can expect for the FY 2019 SHSP application process including:

  • Who can apply and what activities are eligible for funding
  • Application requirements and supporting documentation
  • Applicable federal and state rules, regulations and certifications required of applicants
  • Key dates and deadlines

If a jurisdiction does not send a representative to the workshop and submits an application(s), the jurisdiction will be ranked in the lowest tier.

Entities that anticipate applying for grant funding only need to attend one workshop.

> Register for the workshop.
> Read more about the State Homeland Security Program.
> Learn about the CAPCOG Homeland Security Division.

Caregiver Training: Untangling Alzheimer’s

1-4:30 p.m., Dec. 18, 2018
Capital Area Council of Governments - Pecan Room
6800 Burleson Rd Bldg 310, Suite 165
Austin, Texas 78744

Take the fear, mystery and complexity out of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Dr. Tam Cummings, a nationally recognized gerontologist and dementia expert, invites you to Tam’s Dementia Conference. Topics covered include stages of dementia, eight most common forms of dementia, behaviors of the disease, caregiver stress, and so much more.

> Learn about the Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area.
> Register for the workshop.

Meeting: Homeland Security Task Force

9 a.m.-noon, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019
CAPCOG - Pecan
6800 Burleson Road, Building 310, Suite 165
Austin, Texas 78744

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 Homeland Security Task Force is a 27-member board that facilitates regional homeland security activities among local jurisdictions to include planning, training, funding and mutual aid partnerships.

> Read more about the Homeland Security Task Force.
> Contact Kate Barrett with questions.

Meeting: CAPCOG Executive Committee

10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019
CAPCOG - Lantana
6800 Burleson Road, Building 310, Suite 155
Austin, TX 787444

The Capital Area Council of Governments' Executive Committee meets the second Wednesday of each month to conduct agency business. The 29-member committee, which largely comprises of city and county elected officials, provides direction to CAPCOG staff on program implementation, budgets, contracts and general policies and procedures for managing the agency.

> Read past and present CAPCOG Executive Committee meeting agendas.
> Explore CAPCOG's Executive Committee.

Board of Managers Meeting: Capital Area Emergency Communications District

10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 (or upon adjournment of the Executive Committee)
CAPCOG Lantana Room
6800 Burleson Road
Building 310, Suite 155
Austin, TX 78744

Hear updates on the Capital Area Emergency Communications District, which oversees 9-1-1 services to local governments in the ten-county Texas State Planning Region 12. The Capital Area Emergency Communications District is the region's 9-1-1 district as established by state legislation.

> Get the present and past agendas and minutes for the CAECD Board of Managers meetings.
> Explore the Capital Area Emergency Communications District.
> Learn more about CAPCOG's Executive Committee.

Your Partner In Serving Older Adults, Persons with Disabilities & Caregivers

9-11:30 a.m., Friday, Jan.11, 2018
CAPCOG - Pecan Room
6800 Burleson Rd Bldg 310, Suite 165
Austin, Texas 78744

This free workshop is for nonprofit, healthcare, government professional care managers. It will include an overview of the many services and resources provided by the Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area and the Aging and Disability Resource Center of the Capital Area.Topics to be covered will include:

  • Public Benefits
  • Nutrition and Senior Center Supports
  • Information and Referral Services for Persons with Disabilities and older Adults
  • Care Coordination
  • Caregiver Support
  • Medication Screening
  • Long-Term Care Application Process
  • Health and Wellness Education Programs
  • Ombudsman Services for Nursing and Assisted Living Facilities

> Register for the workshop.
> Learn more about CAPCOG's Aging Services.

Meeting: Capital Area Regional Transportation Planning Organization

Time is TBD, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019
CAPCOG - Pecan Room
6800 Burleson Road, Building 310, Suite 165
Austin, TX 78744

The Capital Area Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CARTPO) serves as a forum for elected officials to come together on transportation issues.

> Contact Chris Schreck, CAPCOG Planning and Economic Development director.
> Learn about CARTPO.