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

AAACAP takes medication screenings back on the road

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area, a CAPCOG division, relaunched medications screenings for older ...

Drugs, medication, Medications, Medications screening, Older Adults

CAPCOG to promote Warn Central Texas, Preparedness Month

The CAPCOG Homeland Security Division released a new Warn Central Texas Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document ahead ...

emergency management, homeland security, National Preparedness Month, Preparedness, Warn Central Texas,

CAPCOG Emergency Communications offers licensing course

The CAPCOG Emergency Communications Division is offering its first, in-person 80-hour Basic Telecommunicator Licensing Course throughout August ...

80-basic, Emergency Telecommunicators, TCOLE, Telecommunicator License, Texas Commission on Law Enforcement

CAPCOG General Assembly to vote on bylaws, 2023...

The CAPCOG General Assembly will hold its first meeting of the year at 11:30 a.m., September 14, ...

CAPCOG Budget, CAPCOG Bylaws, Census, General Assembly, Nominating Committee

Warn Central Texas earns national recognition award

The National Association of Counties gave Warn Central Texas an Achievement Award in the category of risk ...

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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

Homeland Security Task Force

1 Sep 2022

9.00 am to 12.00 pm


GIS Planning Council

2 Sep 2022

10.00 am to 12.00 pm


Executive Committee

14 Sep 2022

10.00 am to 11.30 am


General Assembly Meeting

14 Sep 2022

11.30 am to 1.00 pm


TCEQ Solid Waste Plan Public Comment Period...

20 Sep 2022

11.55 pm to 11.55 pm

Comment Period

Homeland Security Task Force

6 Oct 2022

9.00 am to 12.00 pm


Aging Advisory Council

7 Nov 2022

10.30 am to 12.30 pm

Meeting, Online Meeting

General Assembly Meeting

14 Dec 2022

11.30 am to 1.00 pm

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