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

Solar eclipse summit ties state, local plans together

The CAPCOG Homeland Security Division hosted state, regional and local public safety officials to discuss emergency preparedness ...

emergency management, emergency planning, homeland security, Solar Eclipse

CAPCOG Solid Waste Program funds collection projects

CAPCOG awarded 13 projects from around the region $274,000 to help fund household hazardous waste and community ...

Community Collection events, household hazardous waste events, Solid Waste, Solid Waste Grants, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

TCEQ announces fueling facility program

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) announced that $12 million is available for projects to construct ...

Air Quality, TCEQ, TERP, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Texas Emissions Reduction Plan

CAPCOG honors 2022 Air Central Texas Award Recipients

CAPCOG and the Central Texas Clean Air Coalition (CAC) on Wednesday recognized Rich Segal, Dr. Peter Beck, ...

Air Central Texas, Air Quality, Air Quality Awards

General Assembly to elect Executive Committee

CAPCOG’s General Assembly will meet at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 13, 2023, at the Austin Southpark Hotel, 4140 ...

Bill Gill, General Assembly, Jack Griesenbeck, Phill Palmer Award
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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

Homeland Security Task Force

7 Mar 2024

9.00 am to 12.00 pm

Meeting

Executive Committee

13 Mar 2024

10.00 am to 11.30 am

Meeting

Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Response Awareness

25 Mar 2024

9.00 am to 5.00 pm

Homeland Security Training

Homeland Security Task Force

4 Apr 2024

9.00 am to 12.00 pm

Meeting

Executive Committee

10 Apr 2024

10.00 am to 11.30 am

Meeting

Aging Advisory Council

6 May 2024

10.30 am to 12.30 pm

Meeting

Clean Air Coalition

8 May 2024

11.30 am to 1.00 pm

Meeting

Memorial Day

27 May 2024

12.00 am to 11.59 pm

Holiday

Aging Advisory Council

1 Jul 2024

10.30 am to 12.30 pm

Meeting

Independence Day Holiday

4 Jul 2024

12.00 am to 11.59 pm

Holiday
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