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”

Georgetown residents invited to Water Conservation Expo on Feb. 24

The City of Georgetown is excited to announce the second annual Water Conservation Expo from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 24. in the Friends and Hewlett rooms at the Georgetown Public Library. The expo aims to raise awareness about the importance of water conservation and native landscaping and to empower residents with the knowledge and resources … Continue reading “Georgetown residents invited to Water Conservation Expo on Feb. 24”

City facility closures for Presidents’ Day on Feb. 19

City of Georgetown offices and facilities will be closed Monday, Feb. 19, for Presidents’ Day. There will be normal solid waste and recycling collection. City offices closed Feb. 19 The City offices and facilities closed Feb. 19 for Presidents’ Day include the following: Animal Shelter, 110 Walden Drive Art Center, 816 S. Main St. City … Continue reading “City facility closures for Presidents’ Day on Feb. 19”

Candidate filing period starts for Districts 1 and 5

The first day to file for a place on the May 4 ballot for candidates who wish to run for the District 1 or 5 seats on the Georgetown City Council, is Wednesday, Jan. 17. The filing deadline is Friday, Feb. 16. Completed applications for candidacy should be submitted at City Hall, 808 Martin Luther … Continue reading “Candidate filing period starts for Districts 1 and 5”

Updated: Extreme cold forecasted for Georgetown Jan. 14-17

[Updated: 7 p.m. Jan. 14 ] Temperatures are forecasted to dip below freezing for an extended amount of time early next week in Georgetown, according to the National Weather Service. Beginning Sunday, Jan. 14, through Wednesday, Jan. 17, low temperatures are expected to be below freezing overnight with windchills near zero degrees. There is a … Continue reading “Updated: Extreme cold forecasted for Georgetown Jan. 14-17”

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