Street resurfacing work starts

Street resurfacing projects, including hot-in-place recycling and a high-performance surface sealant treatment, will be completed this summer and fall. The first milling and repaving work of the season started last week. The work schedule can be affected by weather conditions, mechanical issues, and product availability. For information and updates on the paving schedule and a … Continue reading “Street resurfacing work starts”

City of Georgetown announces Meet the Contractor event for Austin Avenue Bridge Rehabilitation project

The City of Georgetown will host a Meet the Contractor event for community members to learn more about the planned rehabilitation project for the historic Austin Avenue bridges spanning the two forks of the San Gabriel River. The meeting will also include information about construction phasing, detours, and how to stay updated on construction. Event … Continue reading “City of Georgetown announces Meet the Contractor event for Austin Avenue Bridge Rehabilitation project”

Georgetown Art Center summer workshops series

The Georgetown Arts and Culture Program is offering a series of summer workshops between July 21 and Aug. 11 at the Georgetown Art Center, 816 S. Main St. Classes are geared toward adults age 18 and older. Classes range from $75 to $120 per session and are on a first-come, first-served basis. Residents can register … Continue reading “Georgetown Art Center summer workshops series”

Streetlight outage online reporting tool available

The City of Georgetown has launched a new online streetlight outage reporting tool on the City website. The new reporting tool at https://bit.ly/GTXstreetlightoutagereporting allows residents to see a map of all City streetlights and click on an icon to report that a streetlight is not working. The map includes all streetlights within the city limits … Continue reading “Streetlight outage online reporting tool available”

City facility closures July 4

City of Georgetown offices will be closed Thursday, July 4, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. There will be normal solid waste and recycling collection on July 4. The annual Sertoma Club Family July 4 Celebration starts at 10 a.m. July 4 in San Gabriel Park. Fireworks will start about 9:30 p.m. More details … Continue reading “City facility closures July 4”

City Council adopts Downtown Master Plan and Austin Avenue Corridor Study

The Downtown Master Plan and the Austin Avenue Corridor Study were both adopted by City Council at its regular meeting May 28. These strategic documents were designed to shape decisions, programming, and reinvestment for their respective areas during the next 10 years. The Downtown Master Plan builds upon the 2014 version and reflects the City … Continue reading “City Council adopts Downtown Master Plan and Austin Avenue Corridor Study”

Protect your family and pets from the heat this summer

As temperatures rise, the City wants to remind you to protect your family and pets against hot temperatures and heat-related illnesses on local summer excursions. Protect pet paws In hotter temperatures, it becomes increasingly dangerous for your dog to go on walks on concrete and asphalt. Asphalt absorbs heat throughout the day and stays hot … Continue reading “Protect your family and pets from the heat this summer”

July 4 Celebration at San Gabriel Park

The 41st annual Sertoma Club Family July 4 Celebration and fireworks display will be held at San Gabriel Park Thursday, July 4. The event is sponsored by the Georgetown Sertoma Club with assistance from the City of Georgetown. Activities begin at 10 a.m. at San Gabriel Park. The festival includes live entertainment, arts and crafts … Continue reading “July 4 Celebration at San Gabriel Park”

Celebrate the opening of Crystal Knoll Park on May 30

Join the City in celebrating the opening of Crystal Knoll Park, 555 Stadium Drive. The ribbon-cutting event will start at 10 a.m. May 30. Residents are invited to a special, Rec-on-the-Go mobile recreation event in the park from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Activities will include lawn games, cornhole, and a wildlife 101 presentation. Parking will be available … Continue reading “Celebrate the opening of Crystal Knoll Park on May 30”

Juneteenth celebration in Georgetown

The 72nd annual Juneteenth celebration in Georgetown on June 14-15 includes multiple events. The Georgetown Juneteenth events are sponsored by the Georgetown Cultural Citizen Memorial Association and GTX Connect. In addition to these events, a Juneteenth photo exhibit will be on display at the Georgetown Public Library in June. June 14 Soul at City Center … Continue reading “Juneteenth celebration in Georgetown”

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