Air Quality

Ozone season is here, and the CAPCOG Air Quality Program works to keep people informed of the region's air quality with

Alert your Residents is a regional notification tool used by local public safety personnel to contact the public during emergencies. It allows those public safety officials to give residents actionable warnings and alerts during disasters. Alert messages are generated and distributed by local public safety personnel and not CAPCOG.

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.

CAPCOG COVID-19 Information

CAPCOG is currently taking precautions to protect its members, partners and staff's health and limit the spread of COVID-19.


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

Emergency Communications continues virtual training

The CAPCOG Emergency Communications Division is encouraging more emergency communications centers (ECCs) throughout the region to make ...

Emergency Call Centers, emergency communications, Emergency Telecommunicators, TCOLE Training, virtual training

CAPABLE Program adds section for caregivers, expands to...

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area, a CAPCOG division, will expand the service area ...

Aging in Place, CAPABLE, Caregivers, Hays County, Older Adults, Williamson County

General Assembly to hear from TxDOT, elect 2023...

CAPCOG General Assembly and the COG’s policy and advisory committee members will hear from Tucker Ferguson, TxDOT ...

Air Central Texas Awards, General Assembly, Jack Griesenbeck, Phill Palmer, Texas Department of Transportation, TxDOT

Air Quality Program manager earns Clean Air Force...

Clean Air Force of Central Texas recognized Anton Cox, CAPCOG’s Air Quality Program manager, in early November ...

Air Central Texas, Anton Cox, Austin ISD, Awards, Clean Air Force of Central Texas

Air Quality Program to upgrade air pollution tracking

CAPCOG’s Air Quality Program will enhance its monitoring of fine particulate matter (PM), a form of air ...

Air Quality, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, Particulate Matter
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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

Solid Waste Advisory Committee

30 Nov 2022

10.00 am to 12.00 pm


Homeland Security Task Force

1 Dec 2022

9.00 am to 12.00 pm


GIS Planning Council - Cancelled

2 Dec 2022

10.00 am to 12.00 pm


Center Manager Certification Program

5 Dec 2022

8.00 am to 5.00 pm

Emergency Telecommunicator Training

Executive Committee

14 Dec 2022

10.00 am to 11.30 am


General Assembly Meeting

14 Dec 2022

11.30 am to 1.00 pm


Happy Holidays from CAPCOG

23 Dec 2022

12.00 am to 11.59 pm

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