Month: January 2021

Hargrove brings years of community development experience

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CAPCOG hired Shelly Hargrove to lead its Community and Economic Development (CED) Division in December; her more than 22 years of experience with community development including a focus on downtown development will be an asset for the region. “I am

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Online fall prevention program coming soon to older adults across the region

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area will conduct its first two online A Matter of Balance, Managing Concerns about Falls programs in February after it trained volunteer lay leaders in mid-January about implementing the program. The evidence-based

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TxDOT announces bike, sidewalk funding program

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The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announced its 2021 Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside (TA) Program Call for Projects and applications workshop dates in January. The deadline to apply for the program will be March 1. The program provides funding for construction

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CAPCOG ramps up peace officer training before cycle ends

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CAPCOG’s Regional Law Enforcement Academy (RLEA) has scheduled more than 20 courses between now and the end of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement’s four-year training cycle — Aug. 31, 2021, so peace officers around the region can complete their

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State homeland security grants open, CAPCOG begins review

The deadline to submit State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) grant application projects to CAPCOG for a requested staff review is January 22 with January 31 submission deadline to the Office of the Governor (OOG). SHSP grants are awarded by the

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Executive Committee members to elect new officers at meeting

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The CAPCOG Executive Committee will meet virtually for its first meeting of 2021 on January 13, when its members will elect the committee’s officers for the year. The committee, largely comprised of city and county elected officials, provides direction to

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