Month: September 2020

CAPCOG, AirNow shows local Air Quality conditions

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The CAPCOG Air Quality Program integrated reporting from its eight ozone monitors into EPA’s AirNow.gov to give Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) residents more insight about their local air quality, so they can better protect their health. AirNow.gov provides

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CAPCOG seeks Air Quality Award nominations

The CAPCOG Air Quality Program seeks nominations of people and organizations that have made significant impacts to the region’s air quality for its 2020 Air Central Texas Awards. The deadline to submit a nomination is October 7. Since 2016, the

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Striking a Balance gives caregivers value after conference

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CAPCOG’s Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) and AGE of Central Texas conducted the annual Striking a Balance Family Caregiver Conference virtually for the first time. It reached about 200 caregivers during live, online sessions but will

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CAPCOG urges Emergency Preparedness Month participation

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The CAPCOG Executive Committee recognized September as National Preparedness Month and urges all jurisdictions to educate and empower their residents to prepare for responding to natural and man-made disasters. To prepare residents, CAPCOG, with the aid of Texas State University,

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EDA awards Marble Falls $2.5 M grant, CAPCOG gets COVID-19 recovery funding

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The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) awarded Marble Falls a $2.5 million grant for the design and engineering of a new waste-water plant. CAPCOG assisted the city in obtaining the funding through EDA’s Economic Adjustment Assistance Program for disaster relief

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CAPCOG solicits Executive Committee nominations

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CAPCOG is seeking nominations from General Assembly Representatives interested in serving on the 2021 Executive Committee, which meets the second Wednesday of every month starting in January to provide CAPCOG staff with direction on program implementation, budgets, contracts and general

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