Breakfast Bites: Safety First, Community Awareness and Engagement in Georgetown

Dec 5, 2018

The next Breakfast Bites meeting on Dec. 11 will feature Georgetown Police Chief Wayne Nero and Fire Chief John Sullivan, on the topic of Safety First: Community Awareness and Engagement in Georgetown. The informal meeting opens at 8 a.m. in the Friends Room at the Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St. The talk will start at 8:30 a.m. Coffee and light breakfast snacks will be provided.

Wayne Nero was appointed police chief in April 2010. Prior to Georgetown, Nero served 16 years with the Desoto, Texas, Police Department. His background includes investigations, SWAT, bike patrol, training and special events security.

John Sullivan is a 26-year veteran of the fire services and currently serves as fire and medical chief in Georgetown. Sullivan became chief in Georgetown in January 2013. Since becoming chief, Sullivan has helped expand the department’s service delivery model and created the first fire-based Emergency Medical Service system in the region.

At the Dec. 11 meeting there will be updates from City staff on:

  • Art Center and Public Library events
  • Convention and Visitors Bureau updates
  • City Hall campus project update
  • 2030 Comprehensive Plan Update
  • Environmental Services update
  • Transportation updates
  • Parking updates

Also, learn about updates from downtown partner organizations and find out about new businesses in the downtown district that have opened or are under construction.

Breakfast Bites is a quarterly meeting of the Georgetown Main Street Program. If you plan to attend, please RSVP by 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 10, to Kim McAuliffe, downtown development manager for the City of Georgetown, at (512) 930-2027 or at

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