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.


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.

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 during disasters.


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

TDA announces CDBG program funds

The Texas Department of Agriculture opened its grant application process for the 2021 Texas Community Development Block ...

CDBG, Community and Economic Development, Community Development Block Grant, Grants, TDA, Texas Department of Agriculture

CAPCOG, Austin study COVID-19’s impact on air quality

The CAPCOG Air Quality Program and the city of Austin are conducting a study that will analyze ...

Air Quality, Austin, COVID-19, telecommuniting, transportation

PSAP network upgrades move region closer to NextGen...

CAPCOG, acting in its capacity of the Capital Area Emergency Communications District, started making hardware, software and ...

9-1-1, Infrastructure, Next Generation 9-1-1, NextGen

CAPCOG revamps regional homeland security plans

The CAPCOG Homeland Security Division is completing an update to the region’s Threat and Hazard Identification and ...

disaster planning, Disaster preparedness, emergency management, homeland security, Plans

CAPCOG General Assembly to elect 2021 Executive Committee

CAPCOG General Assembly representatives will elect the agency’s 2021 Executive Committee during its 11 a.m., December 9 ...

Executive Committee, General Assembly, Texas Legislative Session
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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

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions

30 Nov 2020

12.00 am to 12.00 am

Older Adult Health & Wellness Training, Online Training, Recurring Program

Living a Healthy Life - Chronic Pain...

30 Nov 2020

12.00 am to 12.00 am

Older Adult Health & Wellness Training, Online Training, Recurring Program

Homeland Security Task Force

3 Dec 2020

09.00 am to 12.00 pm

Meeting, Online Meeting

Medicare Open Enrollment Ends

7 Dec 2020

08.00 am to 05.00 pm

Recurring Program

CAPCOG Executive Committee

9 Dec 2020

10.00 am to 11.30 am

Online Meeting

General Assembly Meeting

9 Dec 2020

11.00 am to 01.00 pm

Online Meeting

Happy Holidays from CAPCOG

24 Dec 2020

12.00 am to 11.59 pm

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