Georgetown City Council sets Nov. 7 Bond Election

$130 million bond package would fund new and expanded customer service, recreational, and animal shelter facilities with no expected tax rate increase  The Georgetown City Council has called a Nov. 7 election for a $130 million bond package that would fund new and expanded customer service, animal shelter, and parks and recreation facilities. Divided into … Continue reading “Georgetown City Council sets Nov. 7 Bond Election”

Mosquito trap tests positive for West Nile virus in Georgetown

Ground spraying scheduled Aug. 14-15 in Sun City The City will conduct truck-mounted spraying on the evenings of Aug. 14 and 15, weather permitting, in the area shown on the map based on a positive West Nile virus mosquito sample that was collected Aug. 8 from a trap site on the Yellow Rose Trail in … Continue reading “Mosquito trap tests positive for West Nile virus in Georgetown”

Watch school zones as classes start on Aug. 17

The first day of classes for schools in Georgetown ISD is Thursday, Aug. 17. The Georgetown Police Department reminds drivers to slow down in school zones. As students go back to school, police will be monitoring school zones throughout the city. “The safety and security of our students is our No. 1 priority,” Superintendent Devin … Continue reading “Watch school zones as classes start on Aug. 17”

Georgetown Veterans Job Fair on Sept. 7, 2023

The City of Georgetown, along with Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area and the Texas Veterans Commission, is hosting the annual Veterans Job Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 7 in the Georgetown Community Center, 445 E. Morrow St. Businesses from Georgetown and the surrounding area will be on-site accepting applications and resumes. The first … Continue reading “Georgetown Veterans Job Fair on Sept. 7, 2023”

Love Where You Live this September and help clean up Georgetown

This September we’re celebrating Love Where You Live Month with several ways to keep our city clean. To show some love, check out these upcoming events and help pick up litter throughout Georgetown. Email us a photo of you and your family picking up litter to customercare@georgetown.org for your chance to win a prize. Rivery … Continue reading “Love Where You Live this September and help clean up Georgetown”

Georgetown signs agreement to reserve groundwater supply

Project reserves water from the Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer for future water service agreement To address the long-term demands of population growth and secure additional raw-water supply, City Council on Aug. 9, 2023, entered an $11.8 million, two-year reservation agreement with EPCOR to reserve water from the Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer in Robertson County while the parties negotiate a … Continue reading “Georgetown signs agreement to reserve groundwater supply”

Street resurfacing work starts

Street resurfacing projects, including a high-performance surface sealant treatment and hot-in-place recycling, will be completed this summer and fall with work starting Aug. 7. The work schedule can be affected by weather conditions, mechanical issues, and product availability. For updates on the paving schedule and a complete list of projects, visit https://transportation.georgetown.org/2023-street-maintenance-projects/. Streets are selected … Continue reading “Street resurfacing work starts”

I-35 mainlanes to close for Williams Drive bridge deck pour

At 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, July 28-29, the northbound and southbound I-35 mainlanes will close to traffic between Lakeway Drive and Hwy. 29. Northbound I-35 traffic will detour to the frontage road at the Williams Drive exit (262) and re-enter the mainlanes north of Northwest Boulevard. Southbound I-35 traffic will use the Williams … Continue reading “I-35 mainlanes to close for Williams Drive bridge deck pour”

Stage 3 water restrictions now in effect: Outdoor watering is prohibited at least through Monday, July 17

Due to sustained high water use nearing system treatment capacity, the City of Georgetown is temporarily enacting and enforcing Stage 3 of the Drought Contingency Plan effective July 14-17, 2023. Watering with an irrigation system or hose-end sprinkler is prohibited during this time. The City will decide early next week whether to extend or increase … Continue reading “Stage 3 water restrictions now in effect: Outdoor watering is prohibited at least through Monday, July 17”

I-35 mainlanes to close for Williams Drive bridge beam set

The Texas Department of Transportation will close the southbound I-35 mainlanes on Saturday to set beams on the Williams Drive bridge. At 9 p.m. on Friday, July 14, northbound I-35 will be reduced to one lane between Hwy. 29 and Lakeway Drive. Drivers should expect delays. All lanes will reopen to traffic by 9 a.m. … Continue reading “I-35 mainlanes to close for Williams Drive bridge beam set”

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