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”

Phone Scammers Pose as City Employees

Phone scammers who claim to be requesting payment for a City of Georgetown utility account have recently called Georgetown utility customers. Seven local businesses have contacted the Customer Care Center for the utility to report someone calling and trying to get them to pay a utility bill over the phone. Don’t be fooled. A similar … Continue reading “Phone Scammers Pose as City Employees”

Finance Chief Micki Rundell Retires

When Micki Rundell was hired as the City’s accounting director in 1993, Georgetown was a little town with a population less than 18,000. Georgetown has more than tripled in size and is now a fast-growing city of 56,000. Along the way at major milestones marking Georgetown’s transition from small town to city, Rundell has been … Continue reading “Finance Chief Micki Rundell Retires”

Notice of 2015 Proposed Property Tax Rate for City of Georgetown

A tax rate of $0.434000 per $100 valuation has been proposed by the governing body of City of Georgetown. This rate exceeds the lower of the effective or rollback tax rate, and state law requires that two public hearings be held by the governing body before adopting the proposed tax rate. Proposed Tax Rate $0.434000 … Continue reading “Notice of 2015 Proposed Property Tax Rate for City of Georgetown”

City Annual Report for 2014 Available

An annual report for the City of Georgetown for the 2014 fiscal year is now available online and in print copies. The report, titled Shaping Our Future, highlights projects, initiatives, and financial information for the 2013 – 2014 fiscal year that started on October 1, 2013 and ended on September 30, 2014. The report includes … Continue reading “City Annual Report for 2014 Available”

Limited Availability for Online Payments Feb 17 – 26

From February 17 through February 26, online utility payments will be unavailable between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.  We apologize for this inconvenience. If you have questions about your bill, please feel free to call our customer care center during business hours at (512) 930-3640 or write to

City Budget Wins Award for 25th Year

For the 25th consecutive year, the City of Georgetown was given a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). The award was presented to the Finance and Administration Department for the budget for the 2013/2014 fiscal year that ends September 30. GFOA rates budget documents … Continue reading “City Budget Wins Award for 25th Year”

Capital Improvement Projects Proposed for 2015

Learn about proposed transportation and utility infrastructure projects in Georgetown for the upcoming fiscal year. Citizens are encouraged to view the proposed City of Georgetown 2015 Capital Improvement Plan summary to be presented to the Georgetown Utility Systems Advisory Board and Georgetown Transportation Advisory Board on Friday, May 9, 2014 (linked to below). Projects in … Continue reading “Capital Improvement Projects Proposed for 2015”

City Annual Report Available

The City of Georgetown Annual Report for the 2013 fiscal year is now available. The report includes highlights of projects, initiatives, and financial information for the 2012 – 2013 fiscal year that started on October 1, 2012 and ended on September 30, 2013. The 18-page annual report covers the five focus areas that define the … Continue reading “City Annual Report Available”

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