Month: January 2023
CERT teams learn, mingle at CAPCOG CERT Regional Congress

CAPCOG’s Homeland Security Division brought together volunteers from around the region and state to learn about local threat identification and reporting, enhance their disaster response knowledge, and strengthen their support networks for the region’s first Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

CAPCOG recognizes Sommerfeld, Moore for long-time service
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CAPCOG honored Julie Sommerfeld, Bastrop County GIS and addressing manager, and Dawn Moore, Fayette County 9-1-1 addressing and GIS coordinator, with its Phill Parmer Volunteer Service Award for their long-term service on the GIS Planning Council and the Capital Area

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Environmental law course clears path for better enforcement
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CAPCOG and the Capital Area Regional Environmental Task Force are offering their Basic Environmental Law Course on Feb. 3 at Zedler Mill Pavilion, 1170 S. Laurel Avenue, in Luling. For 26 years, the course has advanced local jurisdictions’ ability to

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Newly elected Executive Committee votes on officers
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CAPCOG’s newly elected Executive Committee held its first 2023 meeting on January 11 when its members elected the board’s officers, who also serve as the agency’s budget, audit and strategic planning committee. The officers begin meeting in February with the

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Brotherton earns regionalism award for emergency communications work
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CAPCOG presented Charles Brotherton, Travis County executive of emergency services, with its Jack Griesenbeck Leadership in Regionalism Award for his dedication that spans two decades in building a regional approach to 9-1-1 and emergency radio communications at its annual meeting

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