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 and alerts during disasters. Alert messages are generated and distributed by local public safety personnel and not CAPCOG.


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 provides 9-1-1 education for local communities

CAPCOG’s Emergency Communications Division is always interested in raising awareness about preparing residents to call 9-1-1 by ...

9-1-1, Call if you can, Emergency Calls, emergency communications, public education, Text if you can't, text-to-9-1-1

CAPCOG, ARMA submit for Build Back Better funding

CAPCOG’s Capital Area Economic Development District (CAEDD) board developed one of likely hundreds of regional Build Back ...

American Rescue Plan Act, ARMA, Build Back Better, COVID-19, Economic Development, EDA

SPEER, CAPCOG explain importance of energy reporting

CAPCOG and the South-Central Partnership for Energy Efficiency as a Resource (SPEER) are hosting a virtual workshop ...

Air Quality, Local Government Energy Reporting Requirement, SPEER, TCEQ, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

CAPCOG General Assembly to hear 87th legislative update

CAPCOG is planning to feature a panel with the state legislators who serve on the COG’s board ...

Executive Committee, General Assembly, Regionalism Award, State Legislators, State Legislature, Volunteer Award

AAACAP Benefits Counselors help with Medicare enrollment

Benefits Counselors with the Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a CAPCOG division, kicked ...

Benefits, Benefits Counseling, Benefits Counselors, Medicare, Older Adults, Open enrollment
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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

2 Dec 2021

09.00 am to 12.00 pm

Online Meeting

General Assembly Meeting

8 Dec 2021

11.30 am to 01.00 pm


Executive Committee

8 Dec 2021

10.00 am to 11.30 am


CAPCOG - Texas PACE Authority

16 Dec 2021

09.00 am to 11.30 am

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