Easton Corbin to headline 25th anniversary Red Poppy Festival

This year the City of Georgetown celebrates the Red Poppy Festival with Saturday night headliner Easton Corbin. The country singer known for his blend of traditional and modern country music has been gracing stages for more than 10 years. Corbin’s singles include “All Over the Road,” “A Little More Country Than That,” “Roll with It,” … Continue reading “Easton Corbin to headline 25th anniversary Red Poppy Festival”

Georgetown is not in danger of running out of water by 2030

In 2022, the City began updating its long-term water and wastewater planning to address faster-than-anticipated growth, modify long-term needs, and recommend steps for securing the additional water sources necessary to meet those needs in the coming years and decades.  Finalized and released publicly in May 2023, the Integrated Water Resource Plan concluded the total baseline … Continue reading “Georgetown is not in danger of running out of water by 2030”

Georgetown Water Utility to upgrade water metering system

Georgetown Water Utility has started a project to upgrade its water metering system, including access to live usage data and the installation of 23,500 smart meters across the water utility service area by September 2025. A brief interruption of water service could occur during the installation of the new meters. Throughout the project, customers can … Continue reading “Georgetown Water Utility to upgrade water metering system”

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”

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”

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