Think Before You Surrender a Pet

“I’m moving tomorrow, and I can’t take my cat.” “My dog keeps escaping from the back yard.” “The kids don’t play with the guinea pig anymore.” These are familiar refrains at the Georgetown Animal Shelter, the City’s municipal open-intake animal shelter. But animal shelters should be the last resort for pets that depend on their … Continue reading “Think Before You Surrender a Pet”

Art for Animals Postponed to May 9

Originally scheduled for February 7, Art for Animals is being postponed to May 9. Renovations at the animal shelter are displacing staff for 10 days in January and requiring the shelter to be closed during that time. “Normally we are accepting and storing a lot of art and other donations in the weeks leading up … Continue reading “Art for Animals Postponed to May 9”

Animal Shelter Closed Jan. 16-26

The Georgetown Animal Shelter is undertaking some major renovations to the shelter and will be closed January 16-26. The building was used as a pump house by the City until the shelter took over the building in 2005, almost ten years ago, and the floors are badly worn.  Renovations include sandblasting the floors and resurfacing … Continue reading “Animal Shelter Closed Jan. 16-26”

Georgetown Fire Department is Hiring Paramedics and Firefighters

Our Department is growing and so can you…consider joining the Georgetown Fire Department and take your career to the next level. Ask yourself a few questions… Are you a paramedic or firefighter who loves to help others? Do you have a passion for learning, teaching and serving? Do you want to be part of a … Continue reading “Georgetown Fire Department is Hiring Paramedics and Firefighters”

Public Hearings for Voluntary Annexations

The City Council is considering six voluntary annexations at the July 8th and July 22nd meetings. Council will consider action on these items on August 12th and a second reading to be determined. Most of the described properties below are being annexation in anticipation of future development.  Below are the properties with a location map … Continue reading “Public Hearings for Voluntary Annexations”

Capital Improvement Projects Proposed for 2015

Learn about proposed transportation and utility infrastructure projects in Georgetown for the upcoming fiscal year. Citizens are encouraged to view the proposed City of Georgetown 2015 Capital Improvement Plan summary to be presented to the Georgetown Utility Systems Advisory Board and Georgetown Transportation Advisory Board on Friday, May 9, 2014 (linked to below). Projects in … Continue reading “Capital Improvement Projects Proposed for 2015”

Georgetown 3rd on Best American Suburbs Ranking

A recent analysis of 75 cities in the top 25 U.S. metro areas ranked Georgetown third on the list. The top ten list of America’s Best Suburbs, placing Georgetown at no. 3 in the country, was done by Movoto, a real estate company in California. The ranking was based on several factors including shopping, dining, … Continue reading “Georgetown 3rd on Best American Suburbs Ranking”

Hazard Mitigation Plan Survey

The City of Georgetown is currently in the process of completing a Hazard Mitigation Plan.  Input from the community is needed for the project team to identify and analyze potential hazards affecting residents and recommend possible actions to reduce their impact. Hazards can include droughts, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, and other major disasters. A public … Continue reading “Hazard Mitigation Plan Survey”

Airport Tower Funding From TXDOT and City Approved

Update: Today the FAA has delayed tower closures until June 15th.  So the City contracts and funding of the tower will not begin until June 16th if TxDOT allows the grant to be extended to that date. The Georgetown city council voted this morning to accept an emergency short-term grant from the Texas Department of Transportation … Continue reading “Airport Tower Funding From TXDOT and City Approved”

I-35 Exits in Georgetown

These are the exits on Interstate 35 in the Georgetown City Limits from north to south: Exit 268, FM 972 – Walburg Exit 266, Texas 195 – Florence Exit 265, 130 Toll Road Exit 264, Spur 158 – NE Inner Loop – Lakeway Drive – Austin Avenue Exit 262 (southbound only), RM 2338 – Lake … Continue reading “I-35 Exits in Georgetown”

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