City holiday string lights recycling available Nov. 28 through Jan. 31

The City of Georgetown has partnered with Texas Disposal Systems to offer free holiday string-light recycling to all Georgetown residents beginning Nov. 28. Residents can drop off their old or broken string lights through Jan. 31 at one of three collection stations: City of Georgetown Collection and Transfer Station, 250 W.L. Walden Road Georgetown Municipal … Continue reading “City holiday string lights recycling available Nov. 28 through Jan. 31”

Downtown Georgetown Association hosts Christmas Stroll Festival on Dec. 2 and 3

[Updated Nov. 22: Parking information updated to include information about parking on Friday for lot at Ninth and Main streets.] The 41st annual Christmas Stroll is the first weekend in December in downtown Georgetown around the Courthouse Square. This free, family-friendly holiday festival sponsored by the Downtown Georgetown Association is 5 to 9 p.m. on … Continue reading “Downtown Georgetown Association hosts Christmas Stroll Festival on Dec. 2 and 3”

Georgetown leaders graduate from Texas Women’s Leadership Institute

Georgetown Downtown and Tourism Director Kim McAuliffe and Finance Director Leigh Wallace graduated from the 2022 Texas Women’s Leadership Institute. McAuliffe and Wallace were selected from a competitive field of local government professionals from throughout the State of Texas. They were two of 20 female executives who were chosen to participate in a program designed … Continue reading “Georgetown leaders graduate from Texas Women’s Leadership Institute”

Update: Customer Care call issues resolved

Thursday afternoon update: The Customer Care phone issues have been resolved. Thank you for your patience. Contact Customer Care between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays by calling (512) 930-3640, emailing customercare@georgetown.org, or stopping by the Georgetown Municipals Complex, 300-1 Industrial Ave.

GoGeo limited paratransit now offers service to residents age 65 and older

GoGeo, the City’s limited paratransit service, now is available to Georgetown residents age 65 and older. Georgetown residents age 65 and older can request curb-to-curb service from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Eligible riders will pay $2 per trip and are required to make a reservation by 4 p.m. the previous day … Continue reading “GoGeo limited paratransit now offers service to residents age 65 and older”

Georgetown Public Works program wins Texas Municipal League award

The City of Georgetown’s Public Works Department received a 2022 Municipal Excellence Award for its Downtown Ambassador Program from the Texas Municipal League in early October. The program, initiated in November 2020 with the help of contractor Texas Disposal System, helps keep the Square clean by removing litter, emptying decorative sidewalk trash containers, cleaning up … Continue reading “Georgetown Public Works program wins Texas Municipal League award”

City seeks public feedback to help shape future of transportation

The City wants to know what is and isn’t working about Georgetown’s current transportation network and is asking the community to share their feedback and perspectives as it works to update its Future Mobility Plan, formerly known as the Overall Transportation Plan. The Future Mobility Plan will make recommendations to improve transportation in Georgetown. These … Continue reading “City seeks public feedback to help shape future of transportation”

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”

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”

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