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The City of Georgetown will host the third public meeting for the Austin Avenue Bridges Project on May 11. The open house meeting on Thursday, May 11, will be from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Georgetown Communications and Technology Building, 501 W. Ninth St. During the meeting, the project

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Animal ServicesArchivedCity Hall

Food, pups and drinks are all you need to help raise funds for the Georgetown Animal Shelter. Friends of the Georgetown Animal Shelter is hosting another Hops for Hounds event at Rentsch Brewery, located at 2500 NE Inner Loop, on Thursday, June 8, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are

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ArchivedCity HallTransportation

Updated May 9, 2017, at 11:20 a.m. The scope of the Seventh Street project has been expanded to include additional gutter improvements. The additional work could extend the project’s expected completion to mid-June. Myrtle Street between Seventh and Eighth streets is expected to be closed until Friday, May 12. The

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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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