Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Sale

UPDATE (2020/03/04): We are sorry but the rain barrel program has concluded.  We still offer a $25 rain barrel rebate for customers who purchase a rain barrel from another retailer. The link for the rebate form is https://gus.georgetown.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2019/02/RainBarrelRebate.pdf. Rain barrels and compost bins are for sale online through City of Georgetown Conservation Services. Rain barrels … Continue reading “Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Sale”

Watch School Zones as Classes Start on Aug. 24

The first day of classes for schools in the Georgetown school district is Monday, August 24. 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. Look for the school zones at most of these Georgetown ISD schools: … Continue reading “Watch School Zones as Classes Start on Aug. 24”

Cactus Groove: Smooth Jazz in the Library Sept. 20

Cactus Groove will perform in the library on Sunday, Sept. 20 at 2 pm. This group specializes in jazz and blues from the 1930’s to the 1960’s. They have played in the library in the past, and people always ask us to have them back–so here they are! Cactus Groove is: Bryan Moore on keyboards, Erich Prinz on … Continue reading “Cactus Groove: Smooth Jazz in the Library Sept. 20”

Street Resurfacing Work August 19 – 28

Street resurfacing with a chip seal treatment on Williams Drive is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, August 19. Resurfacing on residential streets in the San Gabriel Heights neighborhood starts this week. Katy Crossing is scheduled to start next week. Chip seal resurfacing involves applying a layer of emulsion to the roadway followed by a layer … Continue reading “Street Resurfacing Work August 19 – 28”

Repaving on Williams Drive: Update

Update: Repaving work on Williams Drive is scheduled to continue on Monday, Aug. 17 in the segment from Lakeway Drive to Serenada Drive. Repaving is not scheduled for the weekend, but should resume on Monday, Aug. 17 and should be completed on Tuesday, Aug. 18. — Repaving work on Williams Drive starts on Monday, August 10 … Continue reading “Repaving on Williams Drive: Update”

Second Downtown West Public Meeting on August 12

The City of Georgetown will hold a second public meeting on Wednesday, August 12 to confirm community input regarding the Downtown West project. The meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. in the Friends Room at the Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth Street. The Downtown West project involves the redevelopment of three existing City buildings. … Continue reading “Second Downtown West Public Meeting on August 12”

Wise Water Use Request to Customers

The City of Georgetown is making a special request to water customers to limit unnecessary outdoor water use for the next 10 days. With temperatures forecast to be above 100 degrees in that time period, the utility expects peak demand on the water treatment and distribution system. This week, Georgetown Utility Systems crews repaired a … Continue reading “Wise Water Use Request to Customers”

Animal Shelter Seeks Donations for Garage Sale

Starting on Saturday, August 8, the City of Georgetown Animal Shelter is accepting donations for the Annual Garage Sale, a benefit organized by the Friends of the Georgetown Animal Shelter to be held in September. Bring donations to the front door of the former Georgetown public library building at 808 Martin Luther King, Jr. Street. … Continue reading “Animal Shelter Seeks Donations for Garage Sale”

Notice of 2015 Proposed Property Tax Rate for City of Georgetown

A tax rate of $0.434000 per $100 valuation has been proposed by the governing body of City of Georgetown. This rate exceeds the lower of the effective or rollback tax rate, and state law requires that two public hearings be held by the governing body before adopting the proposed tax rate. Proposed Tax Rate $0.434000 … Continue reading “Notice of 2015 Proposed Property Tax Rate for City of Georgetown”

Water Main Repairs in Liberty Hill Area

Georgetown Utility Systems crews have completed repairs to a ruptured water main on Texas 29 just east of US 183 in the Chisholm Trail Special Utility District service area. Water service was restored at about 1:30 this afternoon. The outage of the 10-inch water main affected about 75 water customers in the Liberty Hill area. … Continue reading “Water Main Repairs in Liberty Hill Area”

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