Georgetown High School students install mural downtown

Students at Georgetown High School plan to install a mural on the downtown building at 101 E. Seventh St. Now home to Tejas Meat Supply, the building formerly housed Georgetown Municipal Court. The Georgetown Arts and Culture Advisory Board selected sophomore Peyton Vega’s design from among 16 student designs submitted by art instructor Angela Morin. Morin … Continue reading “Georgetown High School students install mural downtown”

Georgetown updates COVID-19 safety guidelines

Face coverings no longer required in City facilities, public meetings return to in-person Effective Monday, May 17, visitors to City facilities will be encouraged, but not required, to wear face coverings, and all City Council meetings will return to in-person, per council direction at its May 11 meeting. In the coming weeks, the City will … Continue reading “Georgetown updates COVID-19 safety guidelines”

Downtown sidewalk improvements to improve accessibility

Work starts this week on improvements to sidewalks in the downtown Square area to improve accessibility. Projects include street segments that currently do not have sidewalks or segments that do not meet Americans with Disabilities Act standards. Sidewalk improvements on Rock Street that start this week include improvements to the intersection at Seventh Street with … Continue reading “Downtown sidewalk improvements to improve accessibility”

City officials concerned about concrete plant near Sun City

City of Georgetown residents and officials are raising concerns about a proposed concrete batch plant on Ronald Reagan Boulevard just south of Hwy. 195. According to the public hearing notice for the plant on the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality website, the Five Star Concrete plant would be located about 1 mile from homes in … Continue reading “City officials concerned about concrete plant near Sun City”

New water rates in effect during irrigation season

Utility grows by 5,000 new customers in past year from new residents With water use for lawn irrigation increasing as the weather gets warmer, customers may see an increase in their water bills due to new water rates that went into effect on Jan. 1. For the average water customer using 10,200 gallons per month, … Continue reading “New water rates in effect during irrigation season”

Election results for mobility bond, districts 1 & 5 elections

Final unofficial election results with 27 of 27 precincts reporting (includes early votes) posted by the Williamson County Elections Department for the City of Georgetown election. District 1 Percent Votes Mary Calixtro 39.61 183 Amanda Parr 60.39 279 District 5 Jason Norwood 18.85 315 Kevin Pitts 81.15 1,356 Mobility Bond Prop A For 66.98 5,384 … Continue reading “Election results for mobility bond, districts 1 & 5 elections”

Election day is May 1 for mobility bond, districts 1 & 5 elections

Election day is Saturday, May 1 for the districts 1 and 5 City Council races and the mobility bond election. Polls are open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Polling places are listed at wilco.org/elections. Candidates for Georgetown District 1 are incumbent Mary Calixtro and Amanda Parr. For District 5, candidates are Jason Norwood and incumbent … Continue reading “Election day is May 1 for mobility bond, districts 1 & 5 elections”

Preservation Month events in May

In recognition of National Preservation Month in May, the City of Georgetown Planning, Public Library, and Economic Development departments are partnering with building and business owners to celebrate historic buildings in Downtown Georgetown as part of the recurring Tuesday Talks series. Other Preservation Month events include an exhibit of historic building paintings at the Georgetown … Continue reading “Preservation Month events in May”

Last day of early voting April 27 for mobility bond, districts 1 & 5 elections

The last day to cast a ballot in the early voting period is Tuesday, April 27, for the districts 1 and 5 City Council races and the mobility bond election. Polls are open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on April 26-27 and on Election Day, which is Saturday, May 1. Candidates for Georgetown District 1 … Continue reading “Last day of early voting April 27 for mobility bond, districts 1 & 5 elections”

Public input sought for public spaces near the library and City Hall

The City of Georgetown is seeking public input on tentative plans to develop public spaces in downtown. The City is working to create new public spaces around several of its facilities between West, Rock, Eighth, and Ninth streets. These facilities include the Georgetown Public Library, Council and Court building, Georgetown City Hall, and the Light … Continue reading “Public input sought for public spaces near the library and City Hall”

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