Year: 2021

RLEA graduates 27 peace officer cadets, more expected in July

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Twenty-seven peace officer cadets graduated from the CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy’s (RLEA) Basic Peace Officer Course No. 92 after completing their Texas Commission on Law Enforcement exam in early June. “We are very proud of these cadets who worked

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Solid Waste Program hosts hazardous waste training

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CAPCOG’s Solid Waste program will host a 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response training from July 12 to 16 at the Burnet Agrilife Building, 607 North Vanderveer Street in Burnet. The training will let local jurisdictions throughout the region

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Executive Committee forwards justice grant priorities to OOG

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The CAPCOG Executive Committee voted at its regular May and April meetings to recommend to the Office of the Governor (OOG) a prioritized list of 60 project applications seeking state criminal justice funding. Based on the states regional budget estimate,

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RLEA offers Standard Field Sobriety Test Practitioner training

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The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy (RLEA) is offering a 24-hour, mandated Standard Field Sobriety Test Practitioner training which teaches officers how to conduct sobriety tests, improve their interactions with drivers who may be impaired, and save lives through prevention

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AAACAP Health & Wellness Program offers free interventions

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Wouldn’t it be great if there were free, evidenced-based courses that were proven to prevent falls or manage chronic conditions? These courses are indeed available in your community through AAACAP’s Health and Wellness program. Programs such as A Matter of Balance, Diabetes

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Older Americans Month showcases strength

Every May, the Administration on Aging, part of the Administration for Community Living, leads our nation’s observance of Older American’s Month. The 2021 theme, Communities of Strength, the important role older adults play in fostering the connection and engagement that

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AAACAP, ADRC launch e-newsletter

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The Capital Area Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) and the Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) have launched their very first e-newsletter to bring valuable information to the communities they serve throughout the Capital Area Council

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GLO announces $70 mil to CAPCOG region

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The Texas General Land Office (GLO) announced today that seven local governments in the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) region were awarded $70.53 million as part of $1 billion in Hurricane Harvey recovery aid for areas impacted by the

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CAPCOG, RETF restart basic environmental law training

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CAPCOG and the Capital Area Regional Environmental Task Force (RETF) will conduct their first basic environmental course on July 29, 2021 in Luling at Zedler Mill Pavilion, 1170 S. Laurel Avenue since the pandemic began. The course provides government enforcement

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AAACAP launches first online caregiver wellness program

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a CAPCOG division, held the first session of its first Building Better Caregivers program online in April and will provide additional programs later this year. The six-week evidence-based intervention program

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