CAPCOG offers a variety of training opportunities for peace officers, emergency telecommunicators, emergency managers and other local government careers.
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Commute Solutions is a “one-stop” transportation resource in Central Texas promoting sustainable options that reduce traffic and improve mobility.

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

CAPCOG estimates $224,000 available for solid waste projects

The CAPCOG Solid Waste Grant Program is seeking projects to fund as part of its 2020-21 Solid ...

Grant, Grants, household hazardous waste, Solid Waste, Solid Waste Grant

EPA appoints Hoekzema to 3rd term on air...

The Environmental Protection Agency reappointed CAPCOG’s Regional Planning and Services Director, Andrew Hoekzema, to a third, two-year ...

Air Quality, Clean Air Act, Clean Air Act Advisory Committee, EPA, national Ambient Air Quality Standards

Homeland Security visits Education Service Center Region 13

The Texas Region 13 Education Service Center invited CAPCOG Homeland Security Director, Martin Ritchey, to discuss with ...

emergency management, homeland security, Regionalism, Texas Region 13 Education Service Center

Homeland Security offers Type III All-Hazards Incident course

The CAPCOG Homeland Security Division is hosting a Type III All-Hazards Incident Management Team training from Nov. ...

Emergency Managers, homeland security, Texas Army Reserves National Guard, Texas Forest Service, Training, Type III All-Hazards Incident Management Team

AAACAP teaches hands-on skills for Highland Lakes caregivers

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area, a division of CAPCOG, will lead a hands-on ...

Area Agency on Aging, Caregiver Support, Caregivers, Caregiving, Family Caregivers
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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

Central Texas Clean Air Coalition

13 Nov 2019

11.30 am to 01.30 pm


CAPCOG Executive Committee

13 Nov 2019

10.00 am to 11.30 am

Capital Area Regional Transportation Planning Organization

15 Nov 2019

09.30 am to 11.30 am

Capital Area Regional Transportation Planning Organization, Community & Economic Development

Solid Waste Grant Workshop

19 Nov 2019

09.00 am to 12.00 pm

Grant Workshops
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