Council adopts FY2022 budget that focuses on utilities, transportation, public safety

The Georgetown City Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2022 budget Sept. 28. The adopted FY2022 budget totals $483 million and decreases the City’s property tax rate by 1.7 cents. This is the second 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 “Council adopts FY2022 budget that focuses on utilities, transportation, public safety”

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 2022 budget through an online comment box, which will be up through Sept. 5. 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”

Notice of Intention Regarding Combination Tax and Revenue Certificates of Obligation, April 27, 2021

NOTICE OF INTENTION REGARDING CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS COMBINATION TAX AND REVENUE CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that it is the intention of the City Council of the City of Georgetown, Texas, to issue one or more series of interest bearing certificates of obligation of the City entitled “City of Georgetown, Texas Combination … Continue reading “Notice of Intention Regarding Combination Tax and Revenue Certificates of Obligation, April 27, 2021”

Council adopts FY2021 budget that lowers property tax rate, focuses on maintaining services

The Georgetown City Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2021 budget on Sept. 22. The adopted FY2021 budget totals $396 million and decreases the City’s property tax rate by $0.002, making it the lowest of all cities in the Austin area with a population greater than 20,000. As a result of the lower tax rate and … Continue reading “Council adopts FY2021 budget that lowers property tax rate, focuses on maintaining services”

City’s proposed FY2021 budget lowers property tax rate, focuses on maintaining services

The City’s proposed Fiscal Year 2021 budget would decrease the City’s property tax rate, making it the lowest of all cities in the Austin area with a population greater than 20,000 while maintaining high-quality services to the community. As a result of the lower tax rate and a decline in the average taxable value of … Continue reading “City’s proposed FY2021 budget lowers property tax rate, focuses on maintaining services”

City presents preliminary FY2021 budget

City Council will begin its discussions of the Fiscal Year 2021 budget with two workshops this week. City Council must adopt the budget by September. The workshops on July 21 and 22 will give the Council a chance to weigh options and provide direction, so staff can come back in August with a proposed budget … Continue reading “City presents preliminary FY2021 budget”

Vendor payments delayed

Vendor payments will be on hold from March 21 through April 8 as we transition to a new financial software system. During this transition period, we will be accepting invoices for payment processing, but will not be able to issue checks. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have questions, please contact … Continue reading “Vendor payments delayed”

City receives recognition for transparency from Texas Comptroller

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced the City of Georgetown is the latest local government entity to achieve specific transparency goals through the Comptroller’s Transparency Stars program. Georgetown received a star in the area of debt obligations, which recognizes entities whose websites show visual and narrative detail on outstanding debt, tax-supported debt obligations, historical bond elections … Continue reading “City receives recognition for transparency from Texas Comptroller”

City Receives Recognition for Transparency from Texas Comptroller

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced the City of Georgetown is the latest local government entity to achieve specific transparency goals through the Comptroller’s Transparency Stars program. Georgetown received a star in the area of Traditional Finances, which recognizes entities for their outstanding efforts in making their spending and revenue information available. “By providing meaningful financial … Continue reading “City Receives Recognition for Transparency from Texas Comptroller”

Leigh Wallace Named as Finance Director for Georgetown

Leigh Wallace, corporate budget manager for the City of Austin, has been selected as the new finance director for the City of Georgetown. After a nationwide search, Wallace was selected from a pool of 25 highly-qualified applicants from nine states. She will start in her new position February 8. Wallace has more than eight years … Continue reading “Leigh Wallace Named as Finance Director for Georgetown”

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