Month: April 2020

Aging Area Plan identifies, addresses older adults’ needs

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a CAPCOG division, drafted its 2021-22 Area Plan to maximize its services and supports while addressing the needs of region’s growing older adult population. The plan states, the number of

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OOG announces COVID-19 Emergency Supplemental Funding

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The Office of the Governor, Public Safety Office, Criminal Justice Division, announced the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program allocating about $2.8 million for the CAPCOG region to prevent, prepare for and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Application are due June

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Executive Committee sends SHSP grants to governors’ office

The CAPCOG Executive Committee at its March meeting approved a prioritized list of 30 Homeland Security projects, 13 of which are anticipated to receive funding through the state after the Officer of the Governor makes the final selection. Historically, the

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2020-25 Capital Area regional economic plan takes shape

CAPCOG, in its capacity as the Capital Area Economic Development District (CAEDD), is developing the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) required by the Economic Development Administration. The CEDS is a five-year, regional economic plan. During the past few months, a

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CAPCOG responds to COVID-19 helping EMCs, older adults

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CAPCOG is assisting local jurisdictions with emergency management response efforts to the COVID-19 pandemic and addressing older adult nutrition and isolation concerns related to Stay Home orders issued to combat the spread of the virus. “No single jurisdiction can respond

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CAPCOG celebrates region’s emergency telecommunicators

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The CAPCOG Executive Committee honored the region’s emergency telecommunicators with a March proclamation declaring April 12 through April 18 as National Public Safety Telecommunicator week. “Telecommunicators are the true backbone of the 9-1-1 system,” and “CAPCOG recognizes the professional and

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Criminal justice grant meetings set for video conference

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The CAPCOG Criminal Justice Advisory Committee (CJAC) will conduct its grant scoring meetings on April 14, 15, 16, online instead of in person due to COVID-19 concerns allowing each grant applicant to present their projects to the committee. Instructions for

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