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Thursday – July 27, 2017 – Stormwater Training
Stream Restoration Primer

Description:  Many municipalities have identified stream restoration as the BMP of choice to reduce sediment loads to impaired stream and the Chesapeake Bay.  Now it is imperative that basics are understood so investment dollars can be put to work wisely.  This presentation will review the fundamentals for site selection, development of appropriate restoration concepts, permitting requirements, access considerations and costs to prepare attendees to knowledgeably evaluate proposals for the stream restoration projects promised by their MS4 Pollutant Reduction Plans.

Time:  8:30 AM to 10 AM.  (Registration 8 AM)

Presenters:  Michael E. Lower, P.E., Assistant Vice President of Engineering and Todd Moses, Geomorphologist/Senior Restoration Specialist, Skelly and Loy

Location:  Skelly and Loy, 449 Eisenhower Blvd., Suite 300, Harrisburg

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

CLICK HERE to Register.  Training is listed in date order.


Thursday – September 28, 2017 – Stormwater Training
Practical Solutions to IDD&E

Description:  Practical solutions to IDD&E.

Time:  8:30 AM to 10 AM.  (Registration 8 AM)

Presenter:  Gregory Rogalski, PE; Pennoni

Location:  Middle Paxton Township, 10 Elizabeth Avenue, Dauphin

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

CLICK HERE to Register.  Training is listed in date order.


Job Openings

New Cumberland – RFP Codes Enforcement Services

Carlisle Borough – Accounting Manager
Carlisle Borough – Planning,Zoning,Codes Manager

Carlisle Borough – Public Information Coordinator.docx

Carlisle Borough – Water Treatment Plant Operator
East Pennsboro Utility Billing Clerk
East Pennsboro Finance Administrator
Hampden Township – Code Enforcement Officer
Harrisburg City – Business Administrator
Harrisburg City – Codes Enforcement Officer I
Lower Swatara – Public Safety Director
Middletown Zoning and Codes Official
Silver Spring Township – Zoning Officer
Silver Spring – Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
Susquehanna Township – Director of Public Works

West Hanover – Zoning and Planning Administrator

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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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