Month: January 2022

CAPCOG publishes 2021 annual report

The 2021 CAPCOG Annual Report was published and mailed to members in early January and then made available online. The report recaps the 2021 fiscal year’s activity and provides information about each division’s projects and programs. Print copies are limited,

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CAPCOG adds cameras for environmental law enforcement

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The CAPCOG Solid Waste Program has purchased and is distributing 70 cellular video cameras to Regional Environmental Task Force agencies and other jurisdictions to help prevent and increase enforcement of environmental crimes such as illegal dumping. CAPCOG has provided law

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Burnet County’s Barho receives CAPCOG volunteer honor

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Burnet County Emergency Management Coordinator, Jim Barho, the first and long-serving chair of the agency’s Long-Term Interoperability Committee under the Homeland Security Task Force (HSTF), received the Phill Parmer Volunteer Service Award during the CAPCOG’s annual General Assembly meeting in

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CAPCOG Homeland Security participates in national program’s development

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The CAPCOG Homeland Security Division has been participating with FEMA and the Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate, which provides research and development for the federal agency, to develop technology that will help emergency response agencies increase their ability to

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CAPCOG presents TDEM’s Kidd with regionalism award

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CAPCOG recognized W. Nim Kidd, the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) chief, with the Jack Griesenbeck Leadership in Regionalism Award for his commitment to disaster prevention, protection mitigation, response and recovery at a regional level. “When the bell rings,

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U.S. Census Bureau partners with CAPCOG for census talk

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CAPCOG is inviting local governments representatives including planners and GIS staff to participate in an  online, January 18 meeting with U.S. Census Bureau representatives to discuss the 2020 Census results and several programs provided by the federal agency that can

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