Thanksgiving Holiday City Facility Closings

City of Georgetown offices and facilities will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. There is no solid waste or recycling collection on Thanksgiving Day (details below). City facilities and offices closed November 26 – 27 include the following: Animal Shelter, 110 Walden Drive City Hall, … Continue reading “Thanksgiving Holiday City Facility Closings”

Animal Shelter Sets Record for Live Outcomes

The Georgetown Animal Shelter has reached a major milestone by attaining the highest live outcome rate ever achieved by the shelter. In the fiscal year that ended on September 30, the shelter’s live outcome rate was 96 percent for cats and dogs. The 4 percent annual euthanasia rate, which means the shelter has again attained … Continue reading “Animal Shelter Sets Record for Live Outcomes”

Georgetown Hosts Seventh Annual Pipe Band Clinic

The Georgetown Fire Department Pipes and Drums Band will host a two-day Bagpipes and Drums clinic on Thursday, November 12 and Friday, November 13 at the First Baptist Church, 1333 W. University Avenue in Georgetown. The clinic will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Members from Fire Department Pipe Bands across Texas will … Continue reading “Georgetown Hosts Seventh Annual Pipe Band Clinic”

Burglaries from Vehicles—Where and Why

The holiday shopping season is beginning, and that means extra precautions for gift items left in vehicles in shopping mall parking lots. Unfortunately, each holiday season, thieves steal items out of vehicles at the mall. For that reason, the holidays are an especially important time to get in the habit of locking your car doors … Continue reading “Burglaries from Vehicles—Where and Why”

Veterans Day Ceremony in Sun City November 11

The annual Veterans Day ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 11 at the Georgetown-Williamson County Veterans Memorial Plaza in Sun City. The ceremony honors all those veterans who have served in our military forces and those men and women who are serving today. The event is free and open to the public. … Continue reading “Veterans Day Ceremony in Sun City November 11”

Concrete Analysis on Austin Avenue Bridges

This week technicians with WJE, an engineering and materials science firm, took samples of concrete from the Austin Avenue Bridges over the San Gabriel River. Using a small drilling machine, non-destructive core samples were taken from the bridge deck and the bridge support structures. Ground penetrating radar technology also is being used to determine the … Continue reading “Concrete Analysis on Austin Avenue Bridges”

Lighting the Square Essay Contest

This year the student winner of an essay contest will help Georgetown Mayor Dale Ross and Williamson County Judge Dan A. Gattis flip the switch to turn on the lights at the Lighting of the Square on November 27. The annual lighting event is at 5:30 p.m. on the Friday after Thanksgiving. Students in the … Continue reading “Lighting the Square Essay Contest”

Georgetown Re-certified a Scenic City

For the second time in five years, Georgetown was recently certified as a gold-level Scenic City by Scenic Texas. Georgetown was initially certified as a gold-level Scenic City in 2010 and was one of 20 cities to be certified or re-certified this summer. Georgetown is one of 58 cities in Texas to be certified as … Continue reading “Georgetown Re-certified a Scenic City”

Park Closure

Due to recent rains and potential flooding, Blue Hole Park and San Gabriel Park are closed effective immediately.  The parks will reopen when it is determined that the areas are safe.

Updated: Mosquito Samples Positive for West Nile Virus in 78628

Updated 2015/10/29: New maps added; Areas have been sprayed Wednesday and Thursday mornings and will be sprayed Friday morning (Oct 30), weather permitting. Map: Route 1 – Spray Area – Oct 27 2015 Map: Route 2 – Spray Area – Oct 27 2015 Map: Sprayed areas – Oct 27 2015 Mosquito samples collected last week … Continue reading “Updated: Mosquito Samples Positive for West Nile Virus in 78628”

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