Category: Planning
CAPCOG begins search for Next Generation 9-1-1 call-handling equipment
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CAPCOG has begun a two-year project to select, procure, and deploy new 9-1-1 call-handling equipment in the 31 Emergency Communications Centers (ECCs) in the region. The process, which kicked off in August, will involve input from ECC stakeholders, demonstrations, and

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CAPCOG aggregates, analyzes Census estimates
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Highlights from the CAPCOG’s analysis of the U.S. Census estimates for the 10-county region showed its population grew by 2.33 percent from 2020 to 2021, which was more than double the state’s growth rate. The agency’s Regional Planning and Services

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CAPCOG Air Quality Program seeks fleet emissions partnerships
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CAPCOG’s Air Quality Program is seeking Clean Air Coalition members interested in participating in a program that will install fleet monitoring devices and software on vehicles to track emissions, so the region can better understand of how local fleets impact

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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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