2020 Resident Survey results

The results are in from the most recent resident survey, which is done every two years by the City of Georgetown to guide planning, budgeting, projects, and services. The Texas State University Center for Public Policy, Research, and Training conducted the survey in October 2020. The anonymous survey is intended to measure the perceptions of … Continue reading “2020 Resident Survey results”

Updated: Water service restored to area north of Florence

Update: The water line has been repaired and water service restored as of 6:50 p.m. A water outage is affecting 720 customers north of Florence after a fence builder hit a 12-inch waterline on Highway 138. The incident happened shortly after noon. Once repairs have been made, water lines will be disinfected and flushed as … Continue reading “Updated: Water service restored to area north of Florence”

2020 Annual Report now available

An annual report for the City of Georgetown for the 2020 fiscal year is now available online and in print copies. The report is for the 2020 fiscal year that started Oct.1, 2019, and ended Sept. 30, 2020. The report highlights projects and initiatives and includes key metrics for city services. It is available online … Continue reading “2020 Annual Report now available”

Solomon announced as Director of Water Utilities

Chelsea Solomon has been selected as Georgetown’s new Director of Water Utilities, following the retirement of Glenn Dishong in December. After an extensive, nationwide search, Solomon was selected from several qualified applicants to serve in the role. Solomon previously served as manager of the control center, which monitors and controls the City’s water and electric … Continue reading “Solomon announced as Director of Water Utilities”

Williamson County starts call center for COVID-19 vaccine information

Williamson County has set up a call center to serve as a resource for residents interested in COVID-19 vaccine information. The call center number is 512-943-1600. The call center is available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call center representatives can assist individuals with information such as how to sign up on the Family Hospital Systems vaccine waitlist … Continue reading “Williamson County starts call center for COVID-19 vaccine information”

Businesses can open to 75 percent capacity as hospitalization rates go down

Update: Williamson County announced Jan. 31 that the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission has permitted bars in the County to open at 50 percent capacity. Williamson County was notified Jan. 30 by the Texas Department of State Health Services that it is no longer in a high hospitalization area. Since the COVID-19 hospitalization rate has been … Continue reading “Businesses can open to 75 percent capacity as hospitalization rates go down”

Power restored from weather-related outages

Update at 6:30 p.m.– All power outages have been restored. If you are still experiencing an outage, check the circuit breakers at your residence. If the breakers are all on, then call customer care at 512-930-3640. With the current weather conditions, there may be additional outages. City crews are on standby ready to respond. Electric … Continue reading “Power restored from weather-related outages”

I-35 overnight mainlane closures Jan. 6

Updated: The overnight lane closures on I-35 to pour the concrete deck of the Northwest Boulevard Bridge have been moved to this evening, Wednesday, Jan. 6, due to the weather forecast. The lane closures will start tonight at 10 p.m., with lanes expected to reopen to traffic by 5 a.m. tomorrow. All southbound I-35 mainlanes … Continue reading “I-35 overnight mainlane closures Jan. 6”

Georgetown seeks public input for Hazard Mitigation Plan

The City of Georgetown is currently in the process of updating its Hazard Mitigation Plan. This plan, which is updated every five years, aims to minimize or eliminate the long-term risk to human life and property from known hazards like droughts, floods, tornadoes, wildfires, and other major disasters. Hazard mitigation efforts could include projects such … Continue reading “Georgetown seeks public input for Hazard Mitigation Plan”

City provides electric rate relief to customers starting in January 2021

Georgetown electric utility customers will see a decrease to the power cost adjustment, or PCA, on their monthly electric bills starting with their January 2021 energy consumption. The City is decreasing the PCA charge by $0.01 per kilowatt hour, resulting in a new PCA of $0.01375 per kilowatt hour (kWh) from $0.02375 per kWh. Georgetown … Continue reading “City provides electric rate relief to customers starting in January 2021”

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