Red Poppy Classic Car & Truck Show

The 2015 Red Poppy Festival Classic Car & Truck Show will be held April 25, 2015. To enter this classic car and truck show vehicles must be from 1990 or earlier. Awards will go to the Top 20 with an additional award for Best of Show. There will not be vehicle classes, meaning the best … Continue reading “Red Poppy Classic Car & Truck Show”

Chase the Chief 5K on April 12: Update

Update: April 10: The event organizers are monitoring the weather for Chase the Chief on Sunday. The event is still on. In the event of cancellation or postponement, participants will be notified via the email they used to register for the event. Check the City Facebook page, and Police Department Facebook page for updates. Also look … Continue reading “Chase the Chief 5K on April 12: Update”

Downtown Low-Down Meeting April 15

Need to celebrate after filing your taxes?  Interested in downtown Georgetown?  Have we got an event for you! Come find out about upcoming City projects and event updates at the next quarterly Downtown Lowdown meeting on Wednesday, April 15. The informal meeting starts at 8:30 a.m. at Roots Bistro, 118 W. Eighth Street. Coffee and … Continue reading “Downtown Low-Down Meeting April 15”

Voter Registration Deadline April 9

The last day to register to vote for the upcoming May election is Thursday, April 9. A ballot item for Transportation Bonds and an election in District 5 are on the ballot in Georgetown. Transportation Bond Election A proposal for Georgetown voters would authorize $105 million in bonds to fund transportation projects over 10 years. … Continue reading “Voter Registration Deadline April 9”

Aquatics Lifeguard Training Program Receives Award

The aquatics program for Georgetown Parks and Recreation recently received top honors for its lifeguard training program. The program won Aquatics International Best of Aquatics for Lifeguard Training at the Association of Aquatics Professionals annual conference in February. Stephanie Darimont, aquatics supervisor for Parks and Recreation, received the award for Georgetown at the conference. The … Continue reading “Aquatics Lifeguard Training Program Receives Award”

Flood Protection Study Meeting April 8

A public meeting related to a regional flood protection plan study will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8. The meeting will be at the Georgetown Municipal Complex, 300-1 Industrial Avenue. The City of Georgetown and the Texas Water Development Board are holding the meeting to gather input from the public on flooding … Continue reading “Flood Protection Study Meeting April 8”

Leander Road and I-35 Closures April 6

Leander Road at I-35 will be closed overnight starting at 8 p.m. on Monday, April 6. Traffic on Leander Road will be detoured to the I-35 access road during the closure from 8 p.m. on Monday, April 6 until 5 a.m. on Tuesday morning. The I-35 main lanes will be closed in both directions and … Continue reading “Leander Road and I-35 Closures April 6”

Westside Park Public Input Meeting March 31

The City of Georgetown Parks and Recreation Department is holding a second public meeting to gather public input on plans for a future Westside Park. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31 at the Community Center at 445 E. Morrow Street in San Gabriel Park. The primary focus of the meeting … Continue reading “Westside Park Public Input Meeting March 31”

Transit Plan Open House on April 1

The City of Georgetown and Capital Metro will hold an open house meeting on April 1 to get public input for a fixed-route bus system for Georgetown. The open house will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Hewlett Room at the Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth Street. A short presentation will … Continue reading “Transit Plan Open House on April 1”

Fire Department Plans for Upgraded EMS and Transport

At their regular meeting on Tuesday, the City Council voted unanimously to approve a plan for the Georgetown Fire Department to upgrade their capacity to provide advanced life support and conduct EMS transport. Starting on October 1, the Fire Department will become the primary EMS provider in Georgetown and in the Emergency Services District covered … Continue reading “Fire Department Plans for Upgraded EMS and Transport”

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