Month: October 2020

CAPCOG, EPA work together to improve region’s particulate matter air quality

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CAPCOG and its newly created Clean Air Coalition Particulate Matter (PM) subcommittee are joined by an EPA subject matter expert to study and plan for reducing the amount of particulates in the air and decrease their related health risk. “While

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Texas NENA members elect CAPCOG’s Aurora to board

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Members of the Texas National Emergency Number Association (NENA) elected CAPCOG’s Mike Aurora to serve on its board as the Central Regional Coordinator; the position allows him pursue the same passion that drove him to working as a 9-1-1 telecommunications

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CAPCOG assists with 24 EDA Cares Act recovery applications

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“The EDA CARES grant has been the most competitive grant cycle I’ve seen in years,” said Rachel Steele, CAPCOG economic and community development director, noting $236 million was allocated to a five-state area including Texas. During a six-month period, CAPCOG

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Peace officer, telecommunicator courses return to classroom

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CAPCOG’s Regional Law Enforcement Academy and the Emergency Communications Division have started offering in-person training while taking COVID-19 safety precautions, so peace officers and emergency telecommunicators can complete state and federal mandated training requirements. CAPCOG also is continuing to expand

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AAACAP kicks off Medicare Open Enrollment counseling

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Benefits counselors with Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a CAPCOG division, started preparing older adults to review and possibly change their Medicare coverage before the start of the Medicare open enrollment period, October 15 to December

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