Category: Planning

CAPCOG’s Homeland Security Division strengthens WebEOC for the region

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The CAPCOG Homeland Security Division has enhanced WebEOC’s, an online crisis information and communication system, features to improve emergency response organizations’ use of the tool throughout the region. The upgrades will be deployed after they are reviewed and tested. “CAPCOG’s

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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 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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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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Stakeholder meetings seek input on Criminal Justice funding

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The CAPCOG Criminal Justice Program is asking for stakeholder input in drafting the 2023 Criminal Justice Regional Strategic Plan and determining the region’s Plan Year 2023 funding priorities for grants from the Office of the Governor’s (OOG), Criminal Justice Division.

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CAPCOG, Connected Nation Texas host broadband roundtable

CAPCOG and Connected Nation Texas are hosting the newly created Texas Broadband Development Office’s (BDO) Director, Greg Conte, who will discuss the initiatives and possible funding opportunities of the state office, as part of a broadband roundtable at 9:30 a.m.

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Regional closed landfill inventory gets an interactive mapping upgrade

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The CAPCOG GIS Program has created an interactive map of the 217 landfill sites identified in the region’s Closed Landfill Inventory making the inventory a more accessible and a practical tool that could benefit initial reviews of properties by prospective

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Census releases 2020 count, CAPCOG aggregates data

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The CAPCOG region grew by more than a half million people between 2010 and 2020 according to the 2020 Census data released in mid-August. Since the U.S. Census Bureau released the detailed data, CAPCOG’s Regional Planning and Services staff has

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CAPCOG, Connected Nation host broadband roundtable

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CAPCOG and Connected Nation – Texas are holding a broadband roundtable to discuss regional and local broadband initiatives and to explain how coordinating and sharing information can improve broadband expansion opportunities for local jurisdictions. The roundtable will be held at

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