Round up your utility bill to help neighbors in need  

The City of Georgetown is partnering with The Caring Place, a community-based nonprofit in Georgetown, to provide qualified customers financial assistance with their utility bill. The Good Neighbor Fund, which allows utility customers to add onto their monthly bill to support neighbors in need, now has a new option: Customers can elect to round up … Continue reading “Round up your utility bill to help neighbors in need  “

Early voting starts Dec. 3 for District 2 runoff election

Early in-person voting starts Thursday, Dec. 3, for the City Council District 2 runoff election. Shawn Hood and Lisa King are the candidates on the ballot. Early voting dates are Dec. 3-5 and Dec. 7-11. Polling hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 3-4, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 5, and 8 a.m. … Continue reading “Early voting starts Dec. 3 for District 2 runoff election”

I-35 overnight lanes closures Dec. 1-3

Lanes on I-35 north of Williams Drive in Georgetown will close nightly Dec. 1-3.  The lane closures for the Northwest Boulevard bridge construction will start each night at 9 p.m. and lanes will reopen to traffic the next morning at 5 a.m. All work is weather permitting. One northbound mainlane and two southbound mainlanes will … Continue reading “I-35 overnight lanes closures Dec. 1-3”

Georgetown Public Library Director Eric Lashley to retire in January

Nov. 19, 2020—Georgetown Public Library Director Eric Lashley, who has served in that role for 20 years, announced his retirement from the City of Georgetown today. Lashley will retire Jan. 29 to become the executive director of Central Texas Library System, a nonprofit serving 218 member libraries across the state. High points in Lashley’s 25-year … Continue reading “Georgetown Public Library Director Eric Lashley to retire in January”

Public Library moves to curbside service only Nov. 13

Nov. 12, 2020—The Georgetown Public Library will begin offering curbside pickup of reserved materials; the building will be closed to the public starting Friday, Nov. 13. The shift to curbside-only service follows the announcement yesterday from the Williamson County and Cities Health District that the County has moved into the orange phase of the COVID-19 … Continue reading “Public Library moves to curbside service only Nov. 13”

Resident survey open through Dec. 6

What are your top priorities for the City of Georgetown? How would you rate our City parks, library, police, fire/EMS, and other City services? Here is your chance to tell us. Take the open online resident survey at georgetown.org/2020opensurvey. The survey is open to all Georgetown residents through Dec. 6. Your answers are anonymous. The … Continue reading “Resident survey open through Dec. 6”

Blood Drive at Recreation Center Nov. 13

The City of Georgetown will host a Blood Drive Nov. 13 for We Are Blood, the nonprofit community blood supplier for Central Texas. The event is from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Georgetown Recreation Center, 1003 N. Austin Avenue. Appointments are required for blood donors and can be scheduled through the We Are … Continue reading “Blood Drive at Recreation Center Nov. 13”

I-35 mainlanes close overnight for bridge work Nov. 8-12

The I-35 mainlanes north of Williams Drive in Georgetown will close nightly Nov. 8-12 as crews construct the new Northwest Boulevard bridge. Lane closures each night will start at 9 p.m. and lanes will reopen to traffic the next morning at 5 a.m. All work is weather permitting. On Sunday and Monday nights, Nov. 8-9, … Continue reading “I-35 mainlanes close overnight for bridge work Nov. 8-12”

Runoff election for District 2 council seat Dec. 15

Since no candidate received 50 percent of the vote on Nov. 3 in the District 2 Georgetown City Council race, there will be a runoff election for the two candidates with the most votes. The runoff with Shawn Hood and Lisa King will be on Tuesday, Dec. 15. The early voting period will be Dec. … Continue reading “Runoff election for District 2 council seat Dec. 15”

Fire Stations 6 and 7 to help emergency response

The City has completed construction on two new fire stations to serve growing areas of our city and emergency response area. Fire Station 6 on Williams Drive at FM 3405 will serve the far west side of our city, while Fire Station 7 on University Avenue at NE Inner Loop will serve the east side … Continue reading “Fire Stations 6 and 7 to help emergency response”

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