Category: Outreach

TCEQ announces new round of emission reduction funds

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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) announced about $4.6 million in grants for projects to implement new technologies that reduce emissions of stationary sources, with at least $1 million available for renewable energy electricity storage projects. The TCEQ will

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Annual family caregiver conference moves online

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) and AGE of Central Texas moved their annual family caregiver conference, Striking a Balance, online to safely bring caregivers together in their own homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. The conference

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CAPCOG, TNRIS coordinate 2021 Aerial Imagery project

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CAPCOG is seeking local jurisdictions to participate in the Texas Natural Resources Information System’s (TNRIS) Strategic Mapping Program (StratMap), so they can update their aerial imagery, or orthoimagery, for a fraction of the cost and enhance their planning capabilities. Local

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TWDB seeks flood planning group members

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Texas is beginning its first regional flood planning process, and the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) is seeking nominees for membership to 15 planning groups that will develop the regional flood plans by 2023. The plans will be compiled into

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18 cadets graduate from CAPCOG’s 89th BPOC

CAPCOG’s Regional Law Enforcement Basic Peace Officers Course No. 89 graduated on June 5 after its cadets completed their Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Peace Officer exam. All 18 cadets passed on their first attempt, and nine scored a 90

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TWDB seeks comments on 2021 regional plans

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) is taking public comments on the 2021 draft regional water plans which must be submitted to each Regional Planning Group before an approaching deadline. There are three TWDB Regional Planning Groups that fall within

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The Area Agency on Aging ramps up online programming for older adults

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a CAPCOG division, moved its health and wellness programs to a virtual setting so older adults can improve and maintain their physical health, mental health and manage the cycle of

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CAPCOG’s COVID-19 response, operations

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The CAPCOG offices are currently closed to visitors because of the COVID-19 pandemic; however, all of CAPCOG’s divisions are still operating. While some staff remain in the office, most are teleworking and the best way to contact them is through

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AAACAP releases Medicare enrollment tips

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area and the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) wants older adults to know they can still apply for Medicare without making a trip to their local U.S. Social Security Administration Office,

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CAPCOG to recognize seniors during Older American Month

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The CAPCOG Executive Committee is set to proclaim May as Older Americans Month during its meeting on the 13th, while CAPCOG will highlight the lasting contributions and legacies made by older adults throughout the region. This year’s Older Americans Month

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