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Don't Miss!2016 Surplus Equipment and Vehicle Auction
Wednesday, July 20

 Come out and see all the great items up for sale.  Check out current auction items and pictures at the CapCOG link on auctionzip.com.

Bikes will be auctioned at 10 AM; vehicles and equipment at approximately 12:30 PM.  A Notary will be on site to authorize signatures.

Hampden Township Fire Company will provide a food stand.

The auction is held at Sporting Hill Elementary School, 210 South Sporting Hill Road, Mechanicsburg.

SAVE THE DATE – August 15, 2016 @ 6 PM – Firefighters Forum  

The Public Safety Committee of CapCOG is hosting a three-hour forum to discuss issues facing volunteer fire companies including recruiting and retaining volunteers.

Confirmed panelists: PA Fire Commissioner Solobay, DCED Local Government Policy Specialist Rob Brady, Hampden Assistant Fire Chief Jerry Ozog and PFESI Executive Director, Don Konkle.

Location:   HACC, North Hall, Room 205
Light fare will be served.
Costs:  FREE

CLICK HERE for the Firefighters Forum Flyer

CLICK HERE to Register.   RSVPs required by August 8.

Sponsorship provided by Provident Agency, Inc.

 PA Fire and Emergency Services 26th Annual Conference & Dinner

Date:           Saturday, November 19, 2016
Location:   Best Western Premier, 800 East Park Drive, Harrisburg
Costs:         $150 per individual or $1,200 for a table of 10 (includes all seminars)

CLICK HERE for the 2016 PFESI Conference Flyer

Job Openings

South Hanover – Zoning-Stormwater-GIS Officer
Susquehanna Twp Finance Director

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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September 8, 2016, 8 to 9:30 AM
Improving Infrastructure One Residence at a Time

 Lee Engel, Yingst Engineers

Topic:             Overview of stormwater management services in the residential market.

Location:      Middle Paxton Township Building, 10 Elizabeth Avenue, Dauphin

Cost:               CapCOG Members FREE
                         Non-Members $10

REGISTER:    Click Here to register

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Event and Education Sponsors Click here to learn more about becoming an event or education sponsor. 

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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