Author: mason canales
TCEQ funds $12 million for alternative fueling facilities
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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is accepting grant applications for projects that construct or reconstruct fueling facilities that provide natural gas, electric charging and other alternative fuels within the Clean Transportation Zone, which includes the Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown MSA

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CAPCOG recommends criminal justice grant projects to OOG
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The CAPCOG Executive Committee recommended a prioritized list of project applications seeking state criminal justice grant funding to the Office of the Governor (OOG) during its April meeting. Based on the state’s regional budget estimate, the list recommended 35 projects

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Texas NENA elects CAPCOG’s Pamela Frisk Vice President
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Members of the Texas National Emergency Number Association (NENA) during the Texas Public Safety Conference in April nominated and elected Pamela Frisk, CAPCOG’s 9-1-1 senior training and public education specialist, to serve as the association’s vice president. The organization promotes

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CAPCOG recognizes May as Older Americans Month
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CAPCOG encourages communities to join in recognizing old adults’ contributions during Older Americans Month — May, but also to participate in this year’s theme, Age My Way, by helping to serve them. The CAPCOG Executive Committee adopted a resolution proclaiming

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Public hearings kickoff Hurricane Harvey MOD process
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The CAPCOG Homeland Security Division is developing a Method of Distribution (MOD) for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) – Mitigation funds totaling $52,253,000 for projects in the four CAPCOG-area counties majorly impacted by Hurricane Harvey in 2017 — Bastrop, Caldwell,

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Putting Assets to Work incubator and workshops
Downtown La Grange

Partnering with the Government Finance Officers Association and the Sorenson Impact Center, with the support of Schmidt Futures and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, under the leadership of former Mayor and Congressman Ben McAdams, the Wasatch Front Regional Council

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CAPCOG, regional partners recognize Air Quality Awareness Week
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CAPCOG and regional Air Central Texas partners are celebrating national Air Quality Awareness Week — May 2 through 6. The national awareness campaign reminds residents to check their local Air Quality Index (AQI), know when to take health precautions, and

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CAPCOG supports 11 projects with solid waste grants
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The CAPCOG Executive Committee selected 11 projects from around the region to receive a portion of this biennium’s $264,000 allocation from TCEQ for the agency’s Solid Waste Grant Program. The grants will fund eight community collection events, three scrape tire

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CAPCOG recommends homeland security projects to state
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CAPCOG’s Executive Committee prioritized 20 projects seeking funding from the State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) grant — eight of which were recommended for funding based on the state’s estimated budget allocation of $820,000 for the region. The Office of the

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Aging Services’ Your Partner tour begins in Caldwell County
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CAPCOG’s Aging Services Division will hosts its Your Partner in Serving Older Adults, Persons with Disabilities and Caregivers Workshop at the Caldwell County Justice Center, 1703 S. Colorado Street in Lockhart, from 9 a.m. to noon, April 29, to inform

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