Month: January 2020
CAPCOG purchases Stop-the-Bleed kits for local schools
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The CAPCOG Homeland Security Division purchased more than 1,000 Stop-the-Bleed kits to help school districts and charter schools throughout the ten-county region meet a new state mandate requiring every campus having a kit to help save students, teachers, staff members

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Austin-Travis County EMS, Toyota, Cincinnati Children’s launch mobile safety lab
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Austin-Travis County EMS deployed the nation’s first Buckle Up for Life Safety Lab, a mobile interactive experience designed to educate families on child passenger safety. The lab, which can be used throughout the CAPCOG region, was funded through a grant

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TCEQ opens $6.2 million school bus grant opportunity
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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is accepting applications for the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP) Texas Clean School Bus Program, which has $6.2 million available in grant funds. Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. Dec. 17, 2020

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New CAPCOG Executive Committee members elect officers
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The newly elected CAPCOG Executive Committee, which conducts COG business regarding budgets, contracts, and general policies and procedures for operating the agency, met for the first time on January 8 and elected it officers for the 2020 year. San Marcos

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White gets CAPCOG Palmer award, CAPCOG gives air awards
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Long-time Solid Waste Advisory Committee member, Jon White, received the 2019 Phill Palmer Volunteer Award during its annual membership meeting. White, who is Travis County’s Natural Resources & Environmental Quality Division director and the current SWAC Chair, has provided vast

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