City Council adopts FY2023 budget that focuses on maintaining service levels

The Georgetown City Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2023 budget Sept. 13. The adopted FY2023 budget totals $722 million and decreases the City’s property tax rate by 2.7 cents. This is the third year in a row the City has proposed reducing the property tax rate, maintaining the City’s rate as among the lowest of … Continue reading “City Council adopts FY2023 budget that focuses on maintaining service levels”

Street resurfacing projects begin

Street resurfacing projects, including a high-performance surface sealant treatment and hot-in-place recycling, will be completed this fall with work starting Sept. 14. The work schedule can be affected by weather conditions, mechanical issues, and product availability. For updates on the paving schedule and a complete list of projects, visit transportation.georgetown.org/2022-street-maintenance-projects. Streets are selected for resurfacing … Continue reading “Street resurfacing projects begin”

Update: Council meeting video now available

Update, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022: Videos of the Aug. 23 City Council workshop and regular meeting have been posted and are available at georgetown.org/gtv. — August 23, 2022: We are experiencing technical difficulties with the live broadcast of today’s City Council workshop and meeting today on the website, GTV channel 10, and on Facebook Live. … Continue reading “Update: Council meeting video now available”

Update: Flood watch cancelled

Update August 23 at 1 p.m. The National Weather Service has cancelled a FLOOD WATCH for Georgetown and surrounding areas. Isolated flooding remains possible with additional rainfall over the next few days. Update: August 23 at 8 a.m. The National Weather Service has extended a FLOOD WATCH for Georgetown and surrounding areas through 1 p.m. … Continue reading “Update: Flood watch cancelled”

Labor Day closings

City of Georgetown offices and facilities will be closed Monday, Sept. 5, for the Labor Day holiday. This includes these locations: Airport Terminal, 500 Terminal Drive Animal Shelter, 110 Walden Drive Art Center, 816 S. Main St. City Hall, 808 Martin Luther King Jr. St. Council and Courts Building (including Municipal Court), 510 W. Ninth … Continue reading “Labor Day closings”

Georgetown Visitors Center closed Aug. 22-24 for repairs

The Georgetown Visitors Center, 103 W. Seventh St., will be closed from Aug. 22-24 for repairs. There will be visitor guides in the information box located on the front of the building. People in need of a public restroom may use the restrooms behind Grace Heritage Center, 817 S. Main St., across from the Georgetown … Continue reading “Georgetown Visitors Center closed Aug. 22-24 for repairs”

Watch school zones as classes start on Aug. 18

The first day of classes for schools in Georgetown ISD is Thursday, Aug. 18. The Georgetown Police Department reminds drivers to slow down in school zones. As students go back to school, police will be monitoring school zones throughout the city. “This is an exciting time of year, and we look forward to welcoming students … Continue reading “Watch school zones as classes start on Aug. 18”

Love Where You Live this September by helping clean up Georgetown

[UPDATE: The location for the community collection event has been moved to Georgetown High School, 2211 N. Austin Ave.] This September, the City is asking you to Love Where You Live by helping clean up Georgetown. Rivery Park clean-up event Sept. 10 The City of Georgetown is hosting a riverbank cleanup event on Sept. 10 … Continue reading “Love Where You Live this September by helping clean up Georgetown”

Painted Rain Barrel Project coming in October

The City of Georgetown’s Water Conservation Team is looking to bring awareness to sustainable watering resources with the vibrant addition of art to rain barrels. The first annual Painted Rain Barrel Project will coincide with the Georgetown Arts and Culture Program’s Autumn Art Stroll, South Main Arts Festival, and the Water Conservation Team’s “Imagine a … Continue reading “Painted Rain Barrel Project coming in October”

City asks for residents’ feedback about next year’s budget

The City of Georgetown is asking the public to share comments on the proposed Fiscal Year 2023 budget through an online comment box, which will be up through Aug. 21. Members of the public also can attend any of the public hearings through the budget adoption process. Public comments and feedback will be provided to … Continue reading “City asks for residents’ feedback about next year’s budget”

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