Cofran's Texas . . .
Hill Country Portal
A Powerful Information Database & Gateway Service for the Texas Hill Country
Focus Topic Profile For:
COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS
IN THE TEXAS (TX) HILL COUNTRY
Each COG serves designated counties and attempts to promote common interests, including tourism, economic development and regional issues. As one of them states, their mission is to enhance the lives of all residents of the COG Region by working in mutual respect and partnership with all levels of government, the business sector, and the community at large to meet regional challenges and to create regional strengths. Each is a voluntary association of cities, counties, and special governmental districts.
Typical focus areas include: 211 information services, 911 & emergency communications, aging, air quality, economic development, GIS & mapping, head start education, homeland security, housing, law enforcement academy, maps & reports, public safety, regional planning, regional training & workshops, regional transit, solid waste planning, sustainable places planning, veterans services, weatherization, and workforce efforts.
Map of COGs by County
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ALAMO AREA COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS (AACOG):
Co-Executive Directors: Diane Rath
8700 Tesoro Drive, Suite 700, San Antonio, TX 78217
Web: www.aacog.com, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Counties served: Bandera, Comal, Gillespie, Kerr, Kendall, Medina and other neighboring counties not in the Hill Country.
CAPITAL AREA COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS (CAPCOG)
Ofc: 512-916-6000, Fax: 512-916-6001
6800 Burleson Rd, Bldg 310, Ste 165, Austin, TX 78744
Web: www.capcog.org, Email: email@example.com
Counties served: Blanco, Burnet, Hays, Llano, Travis, and Williamson and other neighboring counties not in the Hill Country.
CENTRAL TEXAS COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS (CTCOG)
Executive Director: Jim Reed
POB 729, Belton, TX 76513
Web: www.ctcog.org, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Counties served: Lampasas, San Saba and other neighboring counties not in the Hill Country.
CONCHO VALLEY COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS (CVCOG):
2801 W Loop 306, Ste A, San Angelo, TX 76904
Web: www.cvcog.org, Email: email@example.com
Counties served: Kimble, Mason, McCulloch, Menard and other neighboring counties not in the Hill Country.
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL (MRGDC):
Executive Director: Leodoro Martinez, Jr.
Ofc: 830-876-3533; Fax: 830-876-9415
POB 1199, Carrizo Springs, TX 78834-1199
Counties served: Edwards, Real, Uvalde and other neighboring counties not in the Hill Country.
Ark-Tex Council of Governments
Brazos Valley Council of Governments
Coastal Bend Council of Governments
Deep East Texas Council of Governments
East Texas Council of Governments
Golden Crescent Regional Planning Commission
Heart of Texas Council of Governments
Houston-Galveston Area Council
Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council
Nortex Regional Planning Commission
North Central Texas Council of Governments
Panhandle Regional Planning Commission
Permian Basin Regional Planning Commission
Rio Grande Council of Governments
South East Texas Regional Planning Commission
South Plains Association of Governments
South Texas Development Council
Texoma Council of Governments
West Central Texas Council of Governments
(THE) TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF REGIONAL COUNCILS: 512-478-4715; 701 Brazos, Suite 780, Austin, TX 78701. www.txregionalcouncil.org. The state organization of Texas' 24 regional councils of governments. With 2000 plus local government members, the regional councils of governments join local governments, as well as state, federal, and private partners, to provide cost-effective, better planned, and more accountable public services in each region of Texas.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REGIONAL COUNCILS: www.narc.org
SANDY ROAD GUEST HAUS:
Upscale Western-style Guest House Lodging
in a Beautiful Ranch Setting in the Gorgeous Texas Hill Country
Reservations & Information: 281-300-7177
9242 RR 1320 (Sandy Road), Johnson City, TX 78636
Web: www.SandyRoadGuestHaus.com Email: info@SandyRoadGuestHaus.com
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