Healing Arts for Veterans program supports service members in November

The City of Georgetown arts and culture program teamed up with Resilient Me: Community Based Resiliency Programs, Austin Classical Guitar, country music artist Wynn Williams, Wag Heaven, and artists Jay Rivera and J. Muzacz throughout the month of November to honor veterans through the arts. The Healing Arts for Veterans program provides arts components to … Continue reading “Healing Arts for Veterans program supports service members in November”

City holiday string lights recycling available through Jan. 31

Nov. 30, 2020—The City of Georgetown has partnered with Texas Disposal Systems to offer free holiday string-light recycling to all Georgetown residents. 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 Complex, … Continue reading “City holiday string lights recycling available through Jan. 31”

Protect your pipes, pets, and plants this winter

Nov. 30, 2020—Temperatures are forecasted to dip below freezing tonight in Georgetown. In Central Texas, overnight temperatures can drop below freezing throughout the winter months. Here are ways to keep your pipes, pets, and plants from freezing. Pets, such as cats and dogs, need access to shelter to protect them from cool temperatures and winds, … Continue reading “Protect your pipes, pets, and plants this winter”

Shop Small Business Saturday and support local businesses

[UPDATE: For information about the Labor Day weekend sidewalk sales, visit click here.] Shoppers are invited to Shop Small, Shop Local with local merchants during the annual Small Business Saturday event on Saturday, Nov. 28. Celebrate the season and support a small business by shopping local this holiday season. Participating retailers and restaurants will have … Continue reading “Shop Small Business Saturday and support local businesses”

Thanksgiving holiday City facility closings

City of Georgetown offices and facilities will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. There is no solid waste or recycling collection on Thanksgiving Day (details below). City facilities and offices closed Nov. 26-27 include the following: Animal Shelter, 110 W.L. Walden Drive City Hall, 808 … Continue reading “Thanksgiving holiday City facility closings”

District 2 runoff election called, Mayor Schroeder and Jonrowe sworn in

Nov. 17, 2020—City Council passed a resolution during Tuesday’s special meeting to call a runoff election for District 2. Shawn Hood and Lisa King, who won the most votes in the Nov. 3 election, are the candidates in the runoff. Early voting dates for the runoff election are Dec. 3-5 and Dec. 7-11. Election Day … Continue reading “District 2 runoff election called, Mayor Schroeder and Jonrowe sworn in”

Georgetown Animal Shelter organizes donation drive for GivingTuesday

The Georgetown Animal Shelter and the Friends of the Georgetown Animal Shelter will kick off the generosity season by hosting a drive-through donation event for homeless dogs and cats for GivingTuesday. GivingTuesday, which falls on Dec. 1 this year, is a global generosity movement, unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities … Continue reading “Georgetown Animal Shelter organizes donation drive for GivingTuesday”

Breakfast Bites: Building Community Through Arts and Culture

The Breakfast Bites meeting on Dec. 3 will feature Amanda Still, City of Georgetown Arts and Culture coordinator, and Jane Estes, the City’s Arts and Culture Board chair, presenting on “Building Community Through Arts and Culture.” The informal meeting opens at 8:15 a.m. in the City Council Chambers at the Council & Court building, 510 W. … Continue reading “Breakfast Bites: Building Community Through Arts and Culture”

Citizen advisory committee proposes project list for Mobility Georgetown Bond 2021

The City of Georgetown is putting together a mobility bond package for a vote by its residents in May 2021 and wants public feedback on a proposed list of projects. The 16-member Mobility Georgetown 2021 Citizen Advisory Committee met throughout August, September, and October to narrow down a list of projects for the bond program … Continue reading “Citizen advisory committee proposes project list for Mobility Georgetown Bond 2021”

NorthPark35 development under construction at I-35 and SH130

Titan Development Real Estate and the City of Georgetown broke ground on the first phase of the 146-acre NorthPark35 Class A industrial development at I-35 and SH 130 today. Phase one of the project includes two buildings totaling more than 330,000 square feet, as well as the extension of Aviation Drive to intersect with SH … Continue reading “NorthPark35 development under construction at I-35 and SH130”

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