New pet for Christmas? Here’s what you need to know

Did Santa bring you a new puppy or kitten for Christmas? Here are some important things to remember when caring for your new pet. Welcome your pet with love and patience: Give your friend time to acclimate to the new environment, including new smells, sights, and sounds. Introduce them to new experiences slowly and be … Continue reading “New pet for Christmas? Here’s what you need to know”

Recycling Christmas trees and boxes

City of Georgetown residents are encouraged to recycle Christmas trees, boxes, and wrapping paper to reduce material going to the landfill. If you recycle your tree, please remove the tree stand and any garland, ornaments, or lights. Artificial trees cannot be recycled. Curbside pick-up: Texas Disposal Systems customers in the city limits of Georgetown can … Continue reading “Recycling Christmas trees and boxes”

City to host household hazardous waste event Jan. 18

The City will host a free household hazardous waste collection event from 3-5 p.m. Jan. 18, 2023, at the old show barn site in San Gabriel Park, 425 E. Morrow St. The event will be available for up to 400 Georgetown solid waste customers who have solid waste service through Texas Disposal Systems. Customers must … Continue reading “City to host household hazardous waste event Jan. 18”

Holiday closings for City facilities and services

City of Georgetown offices and facilities will be closed Friday, Dec. 23, and Monday, Dec. 26, in observance of the Christmas holiday. City offices also will be closed on Monday, Jan. 2, 2023, in observance of the New Year’s holiday. City facilities and offices closed Dec. 23, 26, and Jan. 2 include the following: City … Continue reading “Holiday closings for City facilities and services”

City holiday string lights recycling available Nov. 28 through Jan. 31

The City of Georgetown has partnered with Texas Disposal Systems to offer free holiday string-light recycling to all Georgetown residents beginning Nov. 28. Residents can drop off their old or broken string lights through Jan. 31 at one of three collection stations: City of Georgetown Collection and Transfer Station, 250 W.L. Walden Road Georgetown Municipal … Continue reading “City holiday string lights recycling available Nov. 28 through Jan. 31”

Georgetown leaders graduate from Texas Women’s Leadership Institute

Georgetown Downtown and Tourism Director Kim McAuliffe and Finance Director Leigh Wallace graduated from the 2022 Texas Women’s Leadership Institute. McAuliffe and Wallace were selected from a competitive field of local government professionals from throughout the State of Texas. They were two of 20 female executives who were chosen to participate in a program designed … Continue reading “Georgetown leaders graduate from Texas Women’s Leadership Institute”

Shop Small and support local businesses

Shoppers are invited to Shop Small, Shop Local with Georgetown merchants during the annual Small Business Saturday event Saturday, Nov. 26. Holiday shoppers and visitors are encouraged to celebrate the season and support a small business by shopping at locally owned businesses. Participating retailers and restaurants will have specials and discounts available. The kick-off event … Continue reading “Shop Small and support local businesses”

Election results for Prop A street maintenance sales tax

Final unofficial election results from the Williamson County Elections Department for the City of Georgetown election on Nov. 8, 2022. Early vote totals included. Prop A: 0.25% sales tax for street maintenance Percent Votes For 80.48 26,278 Against 19.52 6,372 To see complete Nov. 8 election results, go to wilco.org/elections. Votes will be canvassed at … Continue reading “Election results for Prop A street maintenance sales tax”

GoGeo limited paratransit now offers service to residents age 65 and older

GoGeo, the City’s limited paratransit service, now is available to Georgetown residents age 65 and older. Georgetown residents age 65 and older can request curb-to-curb service from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Eligible riders will pay $2 per trip and are required to make a reservation by 4 p.m. the previous day … Continue reading “GoGeo limited paratransit now offers service to residents age 65 and older”

Georgetown Public Works program wins Texas Municipal League award

The City of Georgetown’s Public Works Department received a 2022 Municipal Excellence Award for its Downtown Ambassador Program from the Texas Municipal League in early October. The program, initiated in November 2020 with the help of contractor Texas Disposal System, helps keep the Square clean by removing litter, emptying decorative sidewalk trash containers, cleaning up … Continue reading “Georgetown Public Works program wins Texas Municipal League award”

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