Category: Plans

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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Regional Air Quality Plan updates address particulate matter

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CAPCOG’s Clean Air Coalition (CAC) updated the region’s air quality plan in November to address particulate matter (PM) air pollution for the first time, adding measures designed to reduce long-term and short-term exposure to pollution from tiny but dangerous particles.

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CAPCOG seeks public comments on Solid Waste Plan

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CAPCOG will hold a public stakeholder meeting on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021 at CAPCOG’s offices, 6800 Burleson Road, building 310, suite 165 in Austin, to gather input for its 2022-44 Regional Solid Waste Plan’s priorities, goals and objectives. Stakeholders also

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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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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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Air Quality Program assists Oklahoma COG with study

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The CAPCOG Air Quality Program is assisting the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments (ACOG), a COG located in Oklahoma City, with an economic study assessing the cost of not meeting the federal ground-level ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards for

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CAPCOG revamps regional homeland security plans

The CAPCOG Homeland Security Division is completing an update to the region’s Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment along with its Stakeholder Preparedness Review. These planning documents lay the foundation for mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery to the region’s

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CAPCOG, EPA work together to improve region’s particulate matter air quality

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CAPCOG and its newly created Clean Air Coalition Particulate Matter (PM) subcommittee are joined by an EPA subject matter expert to study and plan for reducing the amount of particulates in the air and decrease their related health risk. “While

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CAPCOG dashboard measures COVID-19’s economic impacts

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The CAPCOG Community and Economic Development Division has developed a regional data dashboard to assist communities in making informed decisions and preparing for economic recovery related to the COVID-19 pandemic. It also collaborated with Travis County, Austin and other partners

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Aging Area Plan identifies, addresses older adults’ needs

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a CAPCOG division, drafted its 2021-22 Area Plan to maximize its services and supports while addressing the needs of region’s growing older adult population. The plan states, the number of

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