What’s New

Thursday – May 25, 2017 – MS4 Audit Training

Description:  Join CapCOG and Center for Watershed Protection on May 25 for MS4  Audit Training.  The training is made possible through a National Fish and Wildlife Federation grant CapCOG received for stormwater education.  This training is only open to CapCOG members and associate members.
The training will be include classroom as well as hands-on inspection field training.
Presenter:   Mike Hickman, Center for Watershed Protection
Date:              Thursday, May 25, 2017
Time:             Registration:  11:30 AM; Training12 to 4 PM
Location:     Upper Allen Township, 100 Gettysburg Pike, Mechanicsburg
Cost:            No charge for this training.   Training is only open to CapCOG members and associate members.
Please register by May 22, 2017.  Click here to register.  Scoll down as training is listed in date order.

Thursday – May 25, 2017 – Stormwater Training
Emergency Management – Vehicle Accidents and Spills

Topic Description:  Protocol and necessary knowledge required by first responders, such as fire-rescue and police, when dealing with hazardous material spills on the roadway, especially vehicle fluids.

Presenters:  Megan McNamee, MS4 Planner, Upper Allen Township; Fire Chief Jim Salter, Upper Allen Township; Officer Michael Keister, Upper Allen Township Police Department; and Walt Bair, Emergency Response Program Manager, Department of Environmental Protection, South Central Regional Office

Time:  8:30 to 10 AM (registration at 8 AM)

Location:  Upper Allen Township Building, 100 Gettysburg Pike, Mechanicsburg

Cost:  CapCOG Members – free; non-members $10

CLICK HERE to Register.  Training is listed in date order

2017-2018 Joint Bid Results

The 2017-18 Joint Bids have been awarded.   The contract period is April 1, 1027 to March 31, 2018.

To view the bid results:  CLICK HERE.

Thursday, May 11, 2017 – PSATS FLAGGER TRAINING

Presenter:   Richard Sesny, P.E.
Date:           Thursday, May 11, 2017

Time:           Registration:  8:30 AM; Training 9 AM to 12 PM
Location:   PSATS Education Center, 4855 Woodland Drive, Enola, PA 17025
Cost:            $50 for PSATS members; $75 for non-PSATS members
For more information about the program:  Flagger Training Flyer 5-11-17

To Reigster: CLICK HERE and scroll down to Training.  Training is listed by date.

Dealing with the Media Training – May 18, 2017

Presenter:   Jack Sherzer, Owner, Message Prose, LLC
Date:           Thursday, May 18, 2017
Time:           Registration:  8 AM; Training 8:30 to 10 AM
Location:   Susquehanna Township, 1900 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg
Cost:            $30 for CapCOG members; $40 for non-members
                       Includes materials and refreshments.

For more information about the program, Media Training Flyer 5-18-17.

To Reigster: CLICK HERE and scroll down to Training.  Training is listed by date.

Job Openings

Carlisle Borough – Public Information Coordinator.docx
Carlisle Borough – Water Treatment Plant Operator
Hampden Township – Code Enforcement Officer
Harrisburg City – Business Administrator
Harrisburg City – Codes Enforcement Officer I
Lower Allen – Fire Captain
Lemoyne Borough – Borough Manager
Susquehanna Township – Director of Public Works
Swatara Township – Business Privilege Tax Associate
watara Tonship – Director of Community Development
Upper Allen Township – Laborer I-Highway Maintenance
West Hanover – Zoning and Planning Administrator

If you’d like to post a job to our website, CLICK HERE.


CapCOG education events are supported by our
Education Program Sponsors:

Alpha Space Control Co., Inc.  –  C.S. Davidson, Inc.
Cumberland Area Economic Development Authority  –  Provident Agency
Tri-County Regional Planning Commission

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Who We Are

The Capital Region Council of Governments (CapCOG) was created in 1970 as the West Shore Council of Governments, changing its name in 2005 to reflect its growing membership which currently consists of 40 Boroughs, Cities and Townships located in the capital region. CapCOG is one of the largest COGs in Pennsylvania serving over 355,000 residents.

Our Mission – Promote cooperation and communication for the mutual benefit of its members.

Municipal Membership – Any Borough, City or Township in Cumberland, Dauphin, Lebanon, Perry or York counties

Associate Membership – are designated as government and non-municipal entities such as school districts, other COGs, counties, etc.

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