Keith Hutchinson
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Keith Hutchinson

Keith Hutchinson is the Public Communications Manager for the City of Georgetown.

ArchivedCity HallFire Department

Georgetown Fire Chief John Sullivan recently honored a local woman after her daughter and Georgetown firefighters saved her life in the minutes after she experienced a heart attack. Chief Sullivan told the story of Sharon Turner at a City Council meeting earlier this month. “Back in December, she was at

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ArchivedCity HallEconomic Development

Development agreements for a 220-room Sheraton hotel and conference center at the Rivery were approved by the Georgetown City Council on January 14 and finalized this week. The Summit at Rivery Park project near Interstate 35 will include a 16,000 square-foot conference center. Construction on the hotel and conference center

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ArchivedCity HallEconomic Development

Officials with the City of Georgetown joined the Texas Department of Transportation yesterday at a ribbon-cutting to mark the opening of the new Lakeway Drive Bridge in Georgetown. The new bridge opened to traffic last week. The construction project replaced the Lakeway Drive Bridge and re-aligned the roadway at Interstate

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ArchivedParks & Recreation

The Georgetown Parks and Recreation Aquatics program won the Agency of the Year Award from the Texas Public Pool Council earlier this month. The award at the council’s annual meeting in San Antonio recognized Georgetown’s aquatics program as the best in the state among cities in the medium-sized category. Pictured

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ArchivedCity Hall

The designation of zones that would protect water quality around springs and streams that are Georgetown salamander habitat will be considered by the Georgetown City Council December 10. The ordinance would apply to areas in the Edwards Aquifer recharge zone in the Georgetown city limits and extraterritorial jurisdiction, which extends

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ArchivedCity HallParks & Recreation

A group of volunteers called Trail Tamers has been working for the past three years to remove invasive species alongside the city’s hike and bike trails. Cutting down nonnatives like ligustrum, nandina, Chinaberry, and Chinese tallow allows for the restoration of parkland with native plants and trees. Using limb saws,

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ArchivedCity HallMain Street

The Georgetown Main Street program recently presented checks for matching grants for new signs and building façade work at the Center for Cognitive Education and at J. Paul Aubin Real Estate. The Main Street Façade and Sign Fund is a matching grant program for commercial buildings in the historic downtown

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ArchivedCity HallGeorgetown Utility Systems

The City of Georgetown will limit outdoor watering to two days per week starting on Monday, October 14. Last week the Brazos River Authority, which manages the water in Lake Georgetown and Stillhouse Hollow Lake, notified the City of Georgetown that they are enacting a stage 2 drought warning for

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ArchivedCity Hall

The librarian-and-driver for Georgetown’s colorful bookmobile will now have a helper, thanks to a state grant and the popularity of the little library on wheels. The Georgetown Public Library received a special projects grant for $75,000 from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission to support the operation of the

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ArchivedMain Street

The Georgetown Main Street program recently presented checks for matching grants for new signs or building façade work at 78626 Co-op, Rough and Ready Antiques, and Gumbo’s restaurant. The Main Street Façade and Sign Fund is a matching grant program for commercial buildings in the historic downtown area. The Co-Op

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