Who is CAPCOG

CAPCOG is more than 90 member governments and organizations that represents the people of a 10-county region — Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, Llano, Travis, and Williamson counties. It is governed by local elected officials through its General Assembly and Executive Committee, and a number of policy and advisory committees assist CAPCOG and its Executive Committee in taking beneficial actions for all in the region.

Older Adult Services

Looking for Older Adult services? The Area Agency on Aging offers a variety of services and supports for older adults and their caregivers from benefit counseling to respite to health and wellness training.

Alert your Residents

Find out more about WarnCentralTexas.org and how you can help alert residents about public safety emergencies using the regional notification tool that is available for every local jurisdiction in 10-county region.

Training Opportunities

CAPCOG offers a variety of training opportunities for peace officers, emergency telecommunicators, emergency managers and other local government careers. Explore CAPCOG's upcoming courses and workshops and improve your skills.

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What
we Do

CAPCOG is an advocate, planner and coordinator for important regional issues in the ten-county Capital Area. It works directly with its member local governments to recognize opportunities for cooperation and eliminate unnecessary duplication in emergency communications, elderly assistance, law enforcement training, criminal justice planning, solid waste reduction, homeland security planning, infrastructure development, transportation planning and economic development.

Programs and projects range in variety of areas from providing training for law enforcement to ensuring the validity of 9-1-1 operations, to helping local governments with grant planning to conducting outreach about regional issues.

In the News

Wildfire summit blazes trails on preparation

Local and regional wildfire preparedness, prevention and response planning will be the focus of CAPCOG’s Regional Wildfire ...

CARTS offers free rides to older adults through...

CARTS announced a new initiative allowing residents 60 years old or older to ride for free on ...

CAPCOG recommends criminal justice grants

The CAPCOG Executive Committee prioritized and recommended 48 criminal justice projects to the Office of the Governor’s ...

“Know Your Air” National Awareness Week

CAPCOG is joining the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Weather Services in recognizing May 6 through ...

EPA, National Weather Service

RLEA, Hutto graduate night BPOC No. 99

CAPCOG’s Regional Law Enforcement Academy (RLEA) in April graduated Basic Peace Officer Course (BPOC) No. 99 hosted ...

Hutto police department, Law Enforcement Training, Police Officer
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ABOUT CAPCOG

Who we Are

CAPCOG consists of more than 90 member governments and organizations that represent the people of its 10-county region — Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, Llano, Travis, and Williamson counties. Formed in 1970, it is one of 24 councils of governments in the state of Texas that serves those same communities as an advocate, planner and coordinator of regionalism.

CAPCOG is governed by local elected officials through its General Assembly and Executive Committee. A number of policy and advisory committees assist CAPCOG and its Executive Committee in taking beneficial actions for all in the region.

Our Events

Regional Wildfire Resilience Summit

28 Jun 2024

8.30 am to 4.00 pm

Homeland Security Training

Independence Day Holiday

4 Jul 2024

12.00 am to 11.59 pm

Holiday

Executive Committee

10 Jul 2024

10.00 am to 11.30 am

Meeting

Capital Area Emergency Communications District Board of...

10 Jul 2024

10.30 am to 12.00 pm

Meeting

Homeland Security Task Force

1 Aug 2024

9.00 am to 12.00 pm

Meeting

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

1 Aug 2024

10.30 am to 1.00 pm

Older Adult Health & Wellness Training

Aging Advisory Council

5 Aug 2024

10.30 am to 12.30 pm

Meeting

Homeland Security Task Force

5 Sep 2024

9.00 am to 12.00 pm

Meeting

Building Better Caregivers

5 Nov 2024

1.30 pm to 7.00 pm

Older Adult Health & Wellness Training

Homeland Security Task Force

7 Nov 2024

9.00 am to 12.00 pm

Meeting
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