Director of Water Utilities Glenn Dishong announces retirement

Georgetown’s Director of Water Utilities Glenn Dishong has announced his retirement from his position effective Dec. 18, 2020. “Glenn has embodied hard work, optimism, and outstanding problem solving during his career with the City,” City Manager David Morgan said. “He’s been a pillar in the city for nearly two decades. His contributions to this community … Continue reading “Director of Water Utilities Glenn Dishong announces retirement”

Council adopts new rates for water, wastewater, and solid waste

City Council approved new residential water, wastewater, and solid waste rates at its regular meeting Tuesday. The new water and wastewater rates come after a cost-of-service rate study was completed this summer by consultants NewGen Strategies and Solutions. The study helped determine the rates and rate structure needed to equitably fund the water utility, including … Continue reading “Council adopts new rates for water, wastewater, and solid waste”

Arts and Culture Board seeks mural proposals

The City’s Arts and Culture Board is seeking artist proposals for two murals in Georgetown this fall. Animal Shelter Mural Project In October, the Arts and Culture Board reopened the call for art for a mural related to the purpose of the Georgetown Animal Shelter by addressing the rescue and adoption of pets. Mural designs … Continue reading “Arts and Culture Board seeks mural proposals”

TxDOT hosts virtual groundbreaking for innovative intersection in Georgetown

The Texas Department of Transportation was joined by Texas Transportation Commission Chairman J. Bruce Bugg, U.S. Rep. John Carter, and Georgetown Mayor Dale Ross to celebrate a virtual groundbreaking for the I-35 at Williams Drive project in Williamson County. Find out more…

Council adopts FY2021 budget that lowers property tax rate, focuses on maintaining services

The Georgetown City Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2021 budget on Sept. 22. The adopted FY2021 budget totals $396 million and decreases the City’s property tax rate by $0.002, making it the lowest of all cities in the Austin area with a population greater than 20,000. As a result of the lower tax rate and … Continue reading “Council adopts FY2021 budget that lowers property tax rate, focuses on maintaining services”

Expanded mosquito trapping tests positive for West Nile Virus

Aug. 20, 2020 – Two mosquito trap samples collected in Georgetown have tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the second West Nile virus positive for the trap located on Yellow Rose Trail in the past two weeks. The Williamson County and Cities Health District (WCCHD) set up an expanded trap sites in addition … Continue reading “Expanded mosquito trapping tests positive for West Nile Virus”

City launches mobility bond work, asks residents’ priorities

The City of Georgetown is putting together a mobility bond package for a vote by its residents in May 2021. The primary focus areas of this mobility bond are: Increasing capacity of Georgetown’s roadway network and bridges with high traffic volume. Improving intersections, building sidewalks, and enhancing safety throughout Georgetown to create new connections within … Continue reading “City launches mobility bond work, asks residents’ priorities”

Air Force Thunderbirds to fly over Georgetown on Wednesday

A formation of six F-16 Fighting Falcons will fly over Austin and San Antonio as a salute to health care workers, first responders, military, and other essential personnel while providing Americans with a symbol of hope during this pandemic. The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron–the Thunderbirds—plan to fly over Central Texas on Wednesday, May … Continue reading “Air Force Thunderbirds to fly over Georgetown on Wednesday”

Spring Break at Georgetown Public Library (canceled)

Update, March 15: These events have been canceled due to concerns about Coronavirus in the region. Come to the Georgetown Public Library, and say hello to spring during Spring Break, March 16-20. The library will host a series of events, including Touch a Truck, Lego fun, and more. All events are free; however, tickets are … Continue reading “Spring Break at Georgetown Public Library (canceled)”

Swim with Santa at the Georgetown Recreation Center on Dec. 13

Dive into the holiday season with Santa Claus at the Georgetown Recreation Center on Friday, Dec. 13. Grab your suits and your camera, and bring the entire family for a chance to swim with the big man himself. The event is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the indoor pool, 1003 N. Austin Ave. Santa will be … Continue reading “Swim with Santa at the Georgetown Recreation Center on Dec. 13”

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