Year: 2020

Air Quality Program assists Oklahoma COG with study

Click to read more

The CAPCOG Air Quality Program is assisting the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments (ACOG), a COG located in Oklahoma City, with an economic study assessing the cost of not meeting the federal ground-level ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards for

Tagged with: , , , ,

CAPCOG offers 9-1-1 telecommunicators pandemic training

Click to read more

CAPCOG’s Emergency Communications Division conducted its first pandemic specific course for emergency telecommunicators in early December and a second will follow in January. The live virtual courses aim to further aid the region’s first responders in enduring through crises that

Tagged with: , , , , , ,

CAPCOG schedules criminal justice grant workshops

Click to read more

The CAPCOG Criminal Justice Program is conducting a virtual grant workshop on January 5 that will assist nonprofit organizations and local governments in applying for six Office of the Governor (OOG), Criminal Justice Division (CJD) grant programs, which CAPCOG provides

Tagged with: , , , ,

CAPCOG, Clean Air Coalition announce 2020 Air Central Texas award winners

Click to learn more

The Central Texas Clean Air Coalition (CAC) recognized the City of Austin’s Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Program and Travis County Judge, Samuel Biscoe, with its 2020 Air Central Texas awards for making significant contributions to improving the region’s air quality.

Tagged with: , , , ,

CAPCOG General Assembly to vote on Executive Committee

Click to read more

The CAPCOG General Assembly will elect the 2021 Executive Committee at its annual membership meeting on Dec. 9, 2020 based on a slate of elected officials recommended by CAPCOG’s Nominating Committee selected at its September meeting. The Executive Committee consists

Tagged with: , , , ,

TDA announces CDBG program funds

Downtown La Grange

The Texas Department of Agriculture opened its grant application process for the 2021 Texas Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program including the Community Development Fund and the Downtown Revitalization Program for which CAPCOG area jurisdictions may apply. The application deadline

Tagged with: , , , , ,

CAPCOG, Austin study COVID-19’s impact on air quality

Click to read more

The CAPCOG Air Quality Program and the city of Austin are conducting a study that will analyze how changes in traffic and telecommuting during the COVID-19 pandemic have impacted the region’s air quality. It also will investigate how the potential

Tagged with: , , , ,

PSAP network upgrades move region closer to NextGen 9-1-1 implementation

Click to read more

CAPCOG, acting in its capacity of the Capital Area Emergency Communications District, started making hardware, software and cabling upgrades to the region’s 9-1-1 infrastructure that continues to prepare its public safety answering points (PSAPs) for Next Generation 9-1-1 (NextGen 9-1-1).

Tagged with: , , ,

CAPCOG revamps regional homeland security plans

The CAPCOG Homeland Security Division is completing an update to the region’s Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment along with its Stakeholder Preparedness Review. These planning documents lay the foundation for mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery to the region’s

Tagged with: , , , ,

CAPCOG General Assembly to elect 2021 Executive Committee

Click to read more

CAPCOG General Assembly representatives will elect the agency’s 2021 Executive Committee during its 11 a.m., December 9 meeting, which will be held virtually. The Executive Committee provides CAPCOG staff with direction on program implementation, budgets, contracts and general policies and

Tagged with: , ,