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Strategic Partnerships for Community Services Grants

April 8th, 2015 by Keith Hutchinson

The City of Georgetown is now accepting applications from eligible nonprofit 501c3 agencies for Strategic Partnerships for Community Services Grant Funding for the City’s 2015-2016 fiscal year, which begins October 1, 2015. Applications for funding should be submitted no later than 5 p.m. on May 15, 2015. Funding decisions will be made by the City […]

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Aquatics Lifeguard Training Program Receives Award

April 6th, 2015 by Keith Hutchinson

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 […]

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2015 Art for Animals: May 9

April 4th, 2015 by webmaster

Tickets are now available for the 2015 Art for Animals auction, to be held Saturday, May 9, 2015, 4;00-7:00 p.m., at the Georgetown Community Center, located at 445 E. Morrow St. in San Gabriel Park.  At Art for Animals, guests will enjoy art, wine or coffee, and chocolate desserts—the perfect combination for animal lovers! The fundraiser […]

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Fire Department Plans for Upgraded EMS and Transport

March 26th, 2015 by Keith Hutchinson

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 […]

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David Morgan Selected as City Manager for Georgetown

March 24th, 2015 by Keith Hutchinson

David Morgan from Richardson was selected by the City Council to serve as the next city manager for the City of Georgetown. Morgan attended the regular meeting this evening at which the City Council cast a unanimous vote to hire him. “We ultimately selected David from a strong pool of highly-qualified candidates,” said Mayor Dale […]

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Georgetown Utility to Be Powered by Solar and Wind Energy by 2017

March 18th, 2015 by Keith Hutchinson

A 150-megawatt solar power agreement recently finalized, in addition to a 144 megawatt wind power agreement in 2014, will make the City of Georgetown one of the largest municipally-owned utilities in the U.S. to supply its customers with 100 percent solar and wind energy*. The long-term agreements also allow Georgetown to provide competitive electric rates […]

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Free Spay/Neuter Clinics for Cats

March 16th, 2015 by webmaster

The Georgetown Animal Shelter is holding the second of three free spay/neuter clinic for cats on April 4, with the third scheduled for May 2. (As of April 1, this clinic has been canceled due to lack of interest.  The next one will be May 2.) The goal of the clinics is to reduce the […]

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Citizens on Patrol Assist Police Officers

March 11th, 2015 by Keith Hutchinson

A new group of volunteers is helping to increase the outreach and capacity of the Georgetown Police Department. Sixteen Citizens on Patrol volunteers are driving the streets of Georgetown to “observe and report” and assist in other duties of the department. Volunteers have completed four weeks of training, which includes learning from officers in each […]

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Library 50th Anniversary Kickoff on March 16

March 11th, 2015 by Keith Hutchinson

Georgetown Public Library is hosting a kickoff event on March 16 to begin a yearlong celebration leading up to the 50th anniversary in 2016. The kickoff begins at 10 a.m. in the lobby of the library, located at 402 W. Eighth Street. Refreshments will be served and all ages are welcome at this public reception. […]

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San Gabriel Park Master Plan Meeting March 18

March 11th, 2015 by Keith Hutchinson

The City of Georgetown Parks and Recreation Department would like your ideas as they begin a master planning process to enhance San Gabriel Park. A public meeting to gather ideas from the community will be at 7 p.m. on March 18 at the Community Center, 445 E. Morrow Street in San Gabriel Park. The San […]

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