Author: mason canales

TCEQ schedules clean school bus webinar

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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality want organizations to gear up for the opening of the Texas Emission Reduction Program (TERP), Texas Clean School Bus (TCSB) program by making plans to join us for TERP Talk: How to Apply for

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Petroleum Solutions Inc. donates gas pumps for skimmer course

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Petroleum Solutions Inc.’s Austin office donated two gas pump credit and debit card processing machines to support a new training program to help peace officers train on identifying and investigating credit card skimmers used at gas stations throughout Central Texas.

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New CAPCOG website brings more info to members, partners

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CAPCOG recently launched its new website at capcog.org to improve the organization of information, make it easier to navigate, and to update the overall appearance. “CAPCOG programs are used by a variety of people throughout the region from a city planner seeking

CAPCOG hosts a national cybersecurity training course

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The CAPCOG Homeland Security Division is offering a cybersecurity course for local jurisdictions’ Information Technology personnel. The 4-day Comprehensive Cyberterrorism Defense course, which strengthens skills to protect critical network infrastructure from cyber-attack, will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.,

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Homeland Security schedules mandatory grant workshops

CAPCOG will conduct three mandatory grant workshop for local jurisdictions planning to apply for 2020 State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) funding, which provides money for disaster planning, regional training exercises, and public safety tactical and response equipment. A fourth workshop

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General Assembly meeting to recognize regionalism efforts

CAPCOG will announce this year’s recipient of the Jack Griesenbeck Leadership in Regionalism Award along with other regional honors during its General Assembly Membership Meeting at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 11 at the Austin Marriott South, 4415 South I-35 in

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CAPCOG estimates $224,000 available for solid waste projects

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The CAPCOG Solid Waste Grant Program is seeking projects to fund as part of its 2020-21 Solid Waste Grant Program, which has an estimated $224,000 available. Earlier this month, CAPCOG released its request of applications and scheduled four grant workshops

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EPA appoints Hoekzema to 3rd term on air quality committee

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The Environmental Protection Agency reappointed CAPCOG’s Regional Planning and Services Director, Andrew Hoekzema, to a third, two-year term on the Clean Air Act Advisory Committee, a federal advisory committee designed to provide EPA with input on policy and technical issues

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Homeland Security visits Education Service Center Region 13

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The Texas Region 13 Education Service Center invited CAPCOG Homeland Security Director, Martin Ritchey, to discuss with school district officials a myriad of emergency management topics and the latest state requirements on emergency preparedness and response for education facilities. The

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Homeland Security offers Type III All-Hazards Incident course

The CAPCOG Homeland Security Division is hosting a Type III All-Hazards Incident Management Team training from Nov. 18 to Nov. 22 at Texas Army Reserves National Guard, Armed Forces Training Center in Austin. Instructed by the Texas A&M Forrest Service

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