Month: February 2020

Communities take home $5.2 million in TxDOT grants

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The Texas Transportation Commission announced in late January that Dripping Springs, Elgin, Granger, and Smithville would receive $5.2 million to complete six sidewalk projects using funds from the Safe Routes to School and Non-Urban/Small Urban Transportation Alternative Set-Aside programs. Grant

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Emergency Communications teaches APD cadets, kids about the importance of 9-1-1

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The CAPCOG Emergency Communications Division joined several city of Austin departments in welcoming its newest police officers and their families during its Cadet’s Kid Day, where the division educated officers and their children about the role of emergency telecommunicators. “Educating

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Basic environmental law course addresses illegal dumping

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The CAPCOG Solid Waste Program and the Regional Environmental Task Force will lead a course that literally helps jurisdictions clean up their communities. Their basic environmental law course will be from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 17 at

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EDA disaster grants still available for Llano, Burnet, Travis counties

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Under the FEMA Disaster Declaration 4416, local jurisdictions in Burnet, Llano and Travis counties working on economic development are eligible to apply for the $30 million still available through EDA-Disaster Recovery funding. Projects have to add or retain full-time jobs

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RLEA delivers Sunset Valley, Cottonwood Shores training

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Cottonwood Shores and Sunset Valley are hosting the CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy (RLEA) to conduct a February-26 Intermediate Spanish for Law Enforcement course and a February-27 De-escalation Techniques course, respectively. CAPCOG is delivering courses at the agencies’ facilities to

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Regional Academy opens testing for would-be peace officers

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The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy (RLEA) will hold its first exam for prospective peace officer cadets for its 91st and 92nd Basic Peace Officers Courses (BPOC) at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 26 at the CAPCOG offices, 6800 Burleson Road,

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