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Our Annual Dinner is January 16, 2017

CLICK HERE for more information and to register.

Click Here for 2017 Annual Dinner Invitation

Annual Dinner RSVP Fillable Form

Cumberland County Wills for Heroes Event

OCTOBER 29, 2016 is the date for the next Cumberland County Wills for Heroes Event! The program will once again run from 11 AM to 5 PM and be held at the Cumberland County Department of Public Safety, 1 Public Safety Drive, Carlisle.

CLICK HERE to register.  Registration fills up quickly so don’t wait!

For additional information, visit the Wills for Heroes Facebook Page.

Assistance to Firefighters Grants

The Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is accepting application from October 11 through November 18, 2016. The budget for the program is $310,500,000, which could award up to 2,500 applicants, depending on the needs of the applicants and the benefits anticipated.
The purpose of the Assistance to Firefighters Grants, also known as AFG Grants, is to improve the safety of the public and firefighters through direct financial assistance to eligible fire departments and nonaffiliated EMS organizations
Learn more about the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program and access tools to apply on the FEMA website.

Stormwater Training – November 15, 2016
HP Sanitary Pipe & Fittings, PVC Alternates and Flexstorm Inserts
8 – 9:30 am

Topic:    Information about HP sanitary pipe and fittings, alternate to PVC, and Flexstorm Inserts
Presenter:  Vince O’Brien, Advanced Drainage Systems (ADS)
 Location:  Camp Hill Borough, 2145 Walnut Street, Camp Hill, PA 17011
 Cost: CapCOG Members – free; non-members $10
Registration starts at 7:30 AM

Stormwater Training – December 8, 2016
DEP NPDES MS4 Program Updates
8 – 9:30 am

Topic:  DEP is planning several updates to the NPDES MS4 program in the coming years and this presentation will provide an overview of the anticipated changes and new requirements, including revisions to the MCMs, The MS4 Requirements Table, Pollutant Control Measures (PCMs), and Pollutant Reduction Plans (PRPs).  All MCMs will be covered.
Presenter:  Thomas P. Wilson, P.E., CFM, LEED AP ND, founding principal at K&W, a civil engineering and site design firm located in Harrisburg, PA.
Location:  K&W Office, 470 Friendship Road, Suite 110, Harrisburg
 Cost: CapCOG Members – free; non-members $10
Registration starts at 7:30 AM

Job Openings

Conewago Township – Secretary-Treasurer
HRG, Inc. – Civil Engineer Project Manager
Silver Spring Township – Asst. Township Manager
Silver Spring Receptionist – Admin Asst
Silver Spring – PW Asst. Director
Silver Spring – Road Maintenance Worker
Silver Spring – Parks Maintenance Worker
South Middleton Twp – Community Development Secretary
Upper Allen Township – MS4 Coordinator

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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Maybe you can offer a training program for our members in the future.
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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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