Category: Planning

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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CAPCOG, Llano, TxDOT begin development plan update

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CAPCOG began working with a steering committee from Llano County in June to update the county’s Transportation and Economic Development Plan, originally completed and adopted in 2015. The project represents an ongoing partnership between CAPCOG and the TxDOT Austin District

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Open data site provides more mapping information for community partners

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The CAPCOG GIS Program has redesigned its web portal for downloading mapping data to increase access and improve navigation to mapping information for local jurisdictions and community planning partners. The site still aggregates mapping data from a variety of local,

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WebEOC assists with regionwide emergency response

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Emergency Management Coordinators (EMCs) and other public safety officials used CAPCOG’s digital regional planning coordination tool, WebEOC, to share critical information about responding to Winter Storm Uri in February helping to keep residents warm and to track storm related issues.

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WarnCentralTexas.org alerts many during winter storm

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CAPCOG’s regional notifications system, WarnCentralTexas, alerted more residents than ever during Winter Storm Uri, which struck the entire state from February 14 to the 23. The system informed people about icy roads, power outages, boil water notices, and the locations

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Economic development strategy focuses on workforce development, resiliency

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Workforce development will continue to be one of the four themes in the newly-adopted 2020-2025 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS), the regional economic development plan developed by the Capital Area Economic Development District board (CAEDD) to guide project development and

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