Council to consider voluntary annexations

The City Council is hosting public hearings for four voluntary annexations at the Aug. 8 and Aug. 22, 2017, meetings. Council will consider action on these items on Sept. 12, and a second reading is to be determined. Most of the described properties below are being annexed in anticipation of future development. Public hearing for … Continue reading “Council to consider voluntary annexations”

2016 Annual Report now available

An annual report for the City of Georgetown for the 2016 fiscal year is now available online and in print copies. The report, titled America’s Fastest Growing City, highlights projects, initiatives, and financial information for the 2015-16 fiscal year that started on October 1, 2015, and ended on September 30, 2016. The report highlights projects … Continue reading “2016 Annual Report now available”

Senior dance at Georgetown Community Center on June 16

The City of Georgetown Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Senior Adult Dance on Friday, June 16, from 6-9 p.m. at the Georgetown Community Center, 445 E. Morrow St. The event is designed for, but not limited to, adults age 55 and older. Dress is casual and light refreshments will be served. Advanced registration … Continue reading “Senior dance at Georgetown Community Center on June 16”

Daddy Daughter Dance returns to Georgetown on June 23

Friends of Georgetown Parks and Recreation is hosting the Fourth Annual Daddy Daughter Dance on Friday, June 23, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Georgetown Community Center, 445 E. Morrow St. Girls age 4 and older are invited to attend with their father or another acceptable escort, such as a granddad, uncle or older … Continue reading “Daddy Daughter Dance returns to Georgetown on June 23”

Water Safety Day at the Georgetown Recreation Center on May 20

City of Georgetown Parks and Recreation will host a free Water Safety Day event from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, at the Georgetown Recreation Center outdoor pool, 1003 N. Austin Ave. The educational family event is designed to increase public awareness about drowning prevention and water safety as we head into the summer … Continue reading “Water Safety Day at the Georgetown Recreation Center on May 20”

Arts and Culture Board seeks grant proposals

The Georgetown Arts and Culture Board is seeking grant proposals for art, music, theater and cultural heritage events or projects to take place in Georgetown between Oct. 1 and Nov. 3 Nonprofit organizations, schools, informal arts and culture organizations, and individual artists who are creating public art or an event open to the public are … Continue reading “Arts and Culture Board seeks grant proposals”

Planning Association names the Square a Great Public Space

The Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association announced April 3 that it had designated the Georgetown Square as a Great Public Space in its Great Places in Texas program. According to the organization, Great Places in Texas exemplify exceptional character and highlight the role planners and planning play in creating communities of lasting value. … Continue reading “Planning Association names the Square a Great Public Space”

UDC Amendments take effect April 1

Changes to the Unified Development Code that were approved by City Council on February 28, 2017, will take effect on April 1, 2017.  After numerous public meetings over the past year, Council approved several amendments to the code.  Most of these changes were based on previous updates to the City’s Comprehensive (2030) Plan and Elements in prior years. The newly … Continue reading “UDC Amendments take effect April 1”

Summer camp registration begins March 27

Georgetown Parks and Recreation will offer a variety of summer camps for area students from June 5-Aug. 18. Resident registration will begin on Monday, March 27, and nonresident registration begins, Tuesday, March 28. Age requirements, pricing and schedules vary for each program. Summer camps are not licensed child care programs. Participants can select from: Abrakadoodle … Continue reading “Summer camp registration begins March 27”

Registration opens for spring Youth Soccer League

Registration is now open for the Georgetown Parks and Recreation 2017 Spring Youth Soccer League for boys and girls ages 4-14. The recreational league offers a safe and fun team sports environment, and is open to athletes of all skill levels. Children will get to experience being part of a team, learning from coaches and … Continue reading “Registration opens for spring Youth Soccer League”

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