What’s New

2016 Surplus Equipment and Vehicle Auction, Wednesday, July 20  Participation forms and photos due on or before Friday, May 27, 2016.

To see current auction items and pictures, visit the CapCOG link on auctionlink.com.

SAVE THE DATE – August 15, 2016 @ 6 PM – Firefighter 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 to Register.  RSVPs required by August 8.
Sponsorship provided by Provident Agency, Inc.


Middletown Zoning and Codes Official
Hampden – Stormwater Division Supervisor

Carlisle Assistant Manager

Swatara Assistant Manager
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CapCOG educational events are supported by our Educational Program Sponsors — Alpha Space Control Co., Inc., C.S. Davidson, Inc., Provident Agency, and Tri-County Regional Planning Commission

June 12-15, Pennsylvania Downtown Center Community Revitalization Conference Creating Economic Vitality 2016 Statewide, Renaissance Hotel, Allentown PA Click here for information and to register
June 14, 8 am to 4 pm, South Central Pennsylvania Regional Housing Summit, Wyndham Gardens, York, PA. Click here for information and to register 
June 16,  8 – 9:30 am registration 7:30 am “Old Challenge, New Solution to managing your municipal infrastructure” Struggling to keep all of your municipal knowledge in one place?  As an engineering firm with 90+ years of experience, we understand – therefore, we have custom built a solution for you. The software, which is designed more specifically for Pennsylvania municipalities,  will assist you slice through the MS4 program and more – if it is in your municipality, it can be as close as your fingertips in CSDatum.
-Presenter:  Jordan Good, CS Davidson
-Location: Upper Allen Township Building, 100 Gettysburg Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA
-Costs: CapCOG Members – free; non-members $10
-Register – Click Here


July 14, 8  – 9:30 am registration 7:30 am   DEP NPDES MS4 Program Updates 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).
-Presenter: Thomas P. Wilson, P.E., CFM, LEED AP ND is a founding principal at K&W, a civil engineering and site design firm located in Harrisburg, PA.
-Location:  K&W Office, 470 Friendship Road, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA  17111
-Costs: CapCOG Members – free; non-members $10
-Register – Click Here


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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 area. 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.

CapCOG Programs and Services