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”

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”

Georgetown Arts and Culture Board awards grants for 2022 Round II

The Georgetown Arts and Culture Board approved $12,100 in grants in July to local arts and culture organizations to help with funding local arts and culture programming that includes visual art, music, and performance art in Georgetown. The funding is for events in Georgetown taking place between Oct. 1, 2022, and March 31, 2023. Grant … Continue reading “Georgetown Arts and Culture Board awards grants for 2022 Round II”

Tweetalong with Sun City’s Water Matters Group member John Steele

This week we joined the Sun City Water Matters Group for a tweetalong to learn about the group and to see a day in the life of a Water Matters member in Georgetown. Water Matters Group is made up of volunteer residents of Sun City focused on water conservation and water-saving education and is a … Continue reading “Tweetalong with Sun City’s Water Matters Group member John Steele”

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