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

CERT teams learn, mingle at CAPCOG CERT Regional...

CAPCOG’s Homeland Security Division brought together volunteers from around the region and state to learn about local ...

CAPCOG recognizes Sommerfeld, Moore for long-time service

CAPCOG honored Julie Sommerfeld, Bastrop County GIS and addressing manager, and Dawn Moore, Fayette County 9-1-1 addressing ...

emergency communications, GIS, GIS Planning Council, Phill Parmer, Phill Parmer Award

Environmental law course clears path for better enforcement

CAPCOG and the Capital Area Regional Environmental Task Force are offering their Basic Environmental Law Course on ...

code enforcement, Environment, Environmental Crime Enforcement, Environmental law, Law Enforcement, Police, Solid Waste

Newly elected Executive Committee votes on officers

CAPCOG’s newly elected Executive Committee held its first 2023 meeting on January 11 when its members elected ...

Board Officers, CAPCOG, Executive Committee, General Assembly

Brotherton earns regionalism award for emergency communications work

CAPCOG presented Charles Brotherton, Travis County executive of emergency services, with its Jack Griesenbeck Leadership in Regionalism ...

Charles Brotherton, emergency communications, homeland security, Jack Griesenbeck, Regionalism Award, Travis County
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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 - Canceled

2 Feb 2023

9.00 am to 12.00 pm

Meeting

Basic Peace Officer Entrance Exam

3 Feb 2023

8.00 am to 12.00 pm

Training

Aging Advisory Council

6 Feb 2023

10.30 am to 12.30 pm

Meeting

Tx Law Enforcement Peer Network

7 Feb 2023

8.00 am to 5.00 pm

Training

Executive Committee

8 Feb 2023

10.00 am to 11.30 am

Meeting

Clean Air Coalition

8 Feb 2023

11.30 am to 1.00 pm

Meeting, Online Meeting

Capital Area Economic Development District

10 Feb 2023

10.30 am to 12.00 pm

Meeting

Intermediate Crime Scene Investigations

13 Feb 2023

8.00 am to 5.00 pm

Training

Basic Peace Officer Course Exam

17 Feb 2023

8.30 am to 11.30 am

Law Enforcement Testing, Training

Basic Peace Officer Course Exam

24 Feb 2023

8.30 am to 11.30 am

Law Enforcement Testing, Training

Homeland Security Task Force

2 Mar 2023

9.00 am to 12.00 pm

Meeting

Aging Advisory Council

1 May 2023

10.30 am to 12.30 pm

Meeting

Capital Area Economic Development District

19 May 2023

10.30 am to 12.00 pm

Meeting

Aging Advisory Council

7 Aug 2023

10.30 am to 12.30 pm

Meeting

Capital Area Economic Development District

18 Aug 2023

10.30 am to 12.00 pm

Meeting

Capital Area Economic Development District

17 Nov 2023

10.30 am to 12.00 pm

Meeting
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