Georgetown accepting applications for Legislative Task Force

The City is seeking Georgetown residents, community leaders, board and commission members, and business representatives who want to provide input on the City’s legislative agenda. Interested residents can apply for the Georgetown Legislative Task Force through April 21. Roles of the task force include: Reviewing the City’s legislative position statements and providing feedback on needed … Continue reading “Georgetown accepting applications for Legislative Task Force”

Georgetown assistant city manager receives mentoring award

Georgetown Assistant City Manager Laurie Brewer has been recognized with the 2024 Mentoring Award from the Texas City Management Association. The Mentoring Award is one of the most prestigious recognitions given in the State of Texas to city management professionals. According to TCMA, the award “recognizes a city management professional who has made significant contributions … Continue reading “Georgetown assistant city manager receives mentoring award”

New Georgetown water, wastewater rates take effect April 1

Georgetown City Council voted Tuesday to raise water and wastewater rates effective April 1—an increase expected to add about $15 to the monthly utility bill of the average single-family residential household, which uses about 10,000 gallons of water per month. Recommended by the Water Utility Advisory Board in February, the rate increase was enacted primarily … Continue reading “New Georgetown water, wastewater rates take effect April 1”

Downtown parking garage groundbreaking March 26

The City broke ground March 26 on the downtown parking garage, 502 S. Main St. The new garage will add an additional 315 parking spaces to downtown. The parking garage was recommended in the 2015 Downtown Parking Study, which included short-, mid-, and long-term solutions. The new garage is a mid-term solution that fits the … Continue reading “Downtown parking garage groundbreaking March 26”

City of Georgetown to complete water system maintenance

The Georgetown Water Utility will perform system maintenance beginning Wednesday, April 17, and lasting through Friday, May 17. During this systemwide maintenance, Georgetown water customers may notice chlorine odors and a green or brown tint to the water for brief periods. Customers could notice these changes starting Thursday, April 18, or Friday, April 19. Concentrations … Continue reading “City of Georgetown to complete water system maintenance”

Spring Art Stroll and April arts news

The City of Georgetown is hosting arts events in April for our visitors and resident art lovers. Spring Art Stroll 2024 Mark your calendars for the Georgetown Spring Art Stroll in downtown from 4-8 p.m. April 18. The Art Stroll is an opportunity for patrons to engage in interactive arts experiences including artist demonstrations, performances, … Continue reading “Spring Art Stroll and April arts news”

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”

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