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

CAPCOG still interested in coordinating shared services

CAPCOG sent out a survey in late January to determine if the region’s local governments would be ...

CAPCOG, Cities, Cost Sharing, Counties, Services

CAPCOG aids counties in developing and updating solid...

The CAPCOG Solid Waste Program has helped several counties draft, review and update solid waste siting ordinances ...

County, draft plans, Landfill, Landfills, Ordinances, Siting Ordinance, Solid Waste, Solid Waste Facilities, Transfer Stations

TCEQ announces new round of emission reduction funds

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) announced about $4.6 million in grants for projects to implement ...

Air Quality, Grant funds, Grants, renewable energy, TCEQ, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Annual family caregiver conference moves online

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) and AGE of Central Texas moved their ...

AGE of Central Texas, Aging, Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area, Caregiver Conference, Caregivers, Caregiving, Older Adults, Striking a Balance

CAPCOG teaches telecommunicators during pandemic

The CAPCOG Emergency Communications Division continues to deliver training to emergency telecommunicators amid the COVID-19 pandemic through ...

9-1-1, 911, emergency communications, Emergency Telecommunicators, Online training, Public Safety Training, Training
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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 - Chronic Pain...

13 Aug 2020

10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Older Adult Health & Wellness Training, Online Training

Striking a Balance

17 Aug 2020

10.30 am to 02.30 pm

Online Training

Living a Healthy Life - Diabetes Self-Management

18 Aug 2020

10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Older Adult Health & Wellness Training, Online Training

GIS Planning Council

21 Aug 2020

09.00 am to 03.00 pm

Online Meeting

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions

25 Aug 2020

09.00 am to 11.30 am

Online Training

Homeland Security Task Force

3 Sep 2020

09.00 am to 11.00 am

Meeting, Online Meeting

CAPCOG Executive Committee

9 Sep 2020

10.00 am to 11.30 am

Online Meeting

General Assembly Meeting

9 Sep 2020

11.30 am to 01.00 pm

Online Meeting

Aging Advisory Council

2 Nov 2020

10.30 am to 12.30 pm

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