Incumbents in City Council Districts 1 and 5 file for reelection

City Council incumbents for Districts 1 and 5, Amanda Parr and Kevin Pitts, respectively, have filed for reelection. As of the filing deadline at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, both are unopposed. When candidates for City Council seats are unopposed, the council will cancel the election, according to state law. The last day to register … Continue reading “Incumbents in City Council Districts 1 and 5 file for reelection”

Sidewalk Master Plan adopted by City Council

At its regular meeting Feb. 13, City Council adopted the Sidewalk Master Plan, which creates a blueprint for the future pedestrian network and prioritizes maintenance of existing pedestrian facilities. The plan is an update of the 2014 Sidewalk Master Plan. More than 60 percent of the Priority 1 projects identified in the 2014 plan have … Continue reading “Sidewalk Master Plan adopted by City Council”

2023 resident survey results

The results are in from the most recent resident survey, which is done every few years by the City of Georgetown to guide planning, budgeting, projects, and services. The Texas State University Center for Public Policy, Research, and Training conducted the survey in fall 2023. The anonymous survey is intended to measure the perceptions of … Continue reading “2023 resident survey results”

Cleanup for spring with Georgetown community collection event

The City’s Environmental Services team will host a recycling event from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 13 at the Georgetown Municipal Complex, 300-1 Industrial Ave. Items accepted during the event include: Mattresses & box springs Furniture in good condition Paper for shredding (limit three boxes or bags per person and only paper should be included) Tires … Continue reading “Cleanup for spring with Georgetown community collection event”

Proposed Ordinances for Council 02.13.2024

The following ordinances are on the agenda for consideration at the regular City Council meeting of February 13, 2024.  Please see the agenda packet here for more information. First Readings An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Georgetown, Texas, amending Sections 12.02.030, 12.06 and 12.07.010 and amending and adding certain definitions in Chapter … Continue reading “Proposed Ordinances for Council 02.13.2024”

Adults with disabilities dance March 8

The City of Georgetown Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a free dance for adults with disabilities from 7-9 p.m. March 8 at the Georgetown Community Center, 445 E. Morrow St. The theme of the dance is Spring Fling. The event is designed for, but not limited to, people age 18 and older with special … Continue reading “Adults with disabilities dance March 8”

Georgetown Arts and Culture Board awards grants for 2024 Round I

The Georgetown Arts and Culture Board approved $10,032 in grants in January to local arts and culture organizations to help with funding local arts and culture programming that includes orchestra performances, visual arts, and history exhibits in Georgetown. The funding is for events in Georgetown taking place between April 1, 2024, and Sept. 30, 2024. … Continue reading “Georgetown Arts and Culture Board awards grants for 2024 Round I”

Black History Month events in February

Several events to recognize Black History Month will be held in Georgetown during the month of February. Georgetown Public Library The GPL World Cinema film series at the Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St,, will feature a screening of “American Symphony” at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 14. This moving documentary follows pop artist and … Continue reading “Black History Month events in February”

City of Georgetown public notification for wastewater discharge

On Jan. 22, the City of Georgetown experienced heavy rainfall that caused rainwater and diluted wastewater to discharge from the outfalls of the City’s Dove Springs and San Gabriel wastewater treatment plants. There is no anticipated harm to human health or safety or the receiving waterways due to the increased discharge. Operators have not seen … Continue reading “City of Georgetown public notification for wastewater discharge”

Georgetown residents invited to Water Conservation Expo on Feb. 24

The City of Georgetown is excited to announce the second annual Water Conservation Expo from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 24. in the Friends and Hewlett rooms at the Georgetown Public Library. The expo aims to raise awareness about the importance of water conservation and native landscaping and to empower residents with the knowledge and resources … Continue reading “Georgetown residents invited to Water Conservation Expo on Feb. 24”

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