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Early voting starts today, April 24 for the City Council Election in Georgetown. The early in-person voting period is April 24 through April 29 and May 1 through May 2. Election Day is May 6. For voters in the City of Georgetown, the May 6 ballot includes three City Council

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The 18th annual Red Poppy Festival on the downtown Square in Georgetown is this weekend on April 28-30. The biggest annual festival on the Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas starts on Friday night with three days of music, entertainment and family fun. Diamond Rio is the headliner at the

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Animal ServicesCity Hall

The Georgetown Animal Shelter’s next free spay/neuter clinic for cats is coming up on Saturday, April 29.  The goal of the clinics is to reduce the cat population in Georgetown.  This is the sixth year that the shelter has offered free spay/neuter clinics for cats, and it seems to be making a

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The Georgetown Arts and Culture Board is seeking grant proposals for art, music, theater and cultural heritage events or projects to take place in Georgetown between Oct. 1 and Nov. 3 Nonprofit organizations, schools, informal arts and culture organizations, and individual artists who are creating public art or an event

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ArchivedCity HallPlanning and Development

The Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association announced April 3 that it had designated the Georgetown Square as a Great Public Space in its Great Places in Texas program. According to the organization, Great Places in Texas exemplify exceptional character and highlight the role planners and planning play in

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ArchivedCity HallGeorgetown Public Library

Congregation Havurah Shalom and the Georgetown Public Library will mark Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday, April 23, with a screening and moderated discussion of the documentary film “Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War.” “Defying the Nazis” tells the story of Waitstill and Martha Sharp, an American minister and his wife.

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ArchivedCity HallParks & Rec ProjectsParks & Recreation

The City will host a reopening celebration at 6 p.m. on April 6 for VFW Park at 401 E. Second St. The event will feature a presentation from Mayor Dale Ross, who also will throw out the first pitch in the reconstructed softball fields as well as unveil a “First

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City HallEconomic DevelopmentPlanning and DevelopmentTransportation

Changes to the Unified Development Code that were approved by City Council on February 28, 2017, will take effect on April 1, 2017.  After numerous public meetings over the past year, Council approved several amendments to the code.  Most of these changes were based on previous updates to the City’s Comprehensive (2030) Plan

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ArchivedCity HallParks & Rec ProjectsParks & Recreation

The City will break ground on Garey Park on March 31 at 2 p.m. at Garey House, 6450 FM 2243. The 525-acre ranch, which is located along the South San Gabriel River, was donated by Jack and Cammy Garey in 2004 along with $5 million for park development. In 2008

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ArchivedCity HallParks & Recreation

The City of Georgetown Parks and Recreation Department was awarded the Gold Medal Award for cities with populations between 50,001 and 100,000 from the Texas Recreation and Park Society. The award, which honors departments for excellence in recreation and park management, was presented at the 2017 TRAPS Institute and Expo

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