Jet Supplier Sees High-Flying Handiwork

Employees of a Georgetown aerospace parts manufacturer got a rare tour of a luxury corporate jet on Monday where they saw the components they make installed inside a $65 million aircraft. Employees with Gulfstream flew a G650 business jet from the Gulfstream manufacturing facility in Savannah, Georgia to the Georgetown Municipal Airport. On a taxiway … Continue reading “Jet Supplier Sees High-Flying Handiwork”

Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute Opens

Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute officially opened their doors on Thursday with a ribbon cutting ceremony followed by tours of the new facility. The 118-bed behavioral health hospital at 3101 S. Austin Avenue offers outpatient and inpatient services to provide care to people with a range of mental health conditions. They are currently serving adults, but … Continue reading “Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute Opens”

Georgetown Ranks Seventh on Fastest-Growing City List

The Census reported this week that Georgetown is among the fastest-growing cities in the country. According to a news release from the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday, Georgetown ranks number seven on a list of the fastest-growing medium-sized cities in the U.S. “San Marcos, Cedar Park and Georgetown—each near Austin—ranked among the 10 fastest-growing cities … Continue reading “Georgetown Ranks Seventh on Fastest-Growing City List”

Texas State MBAs Assist City on Projects

Four teams of students in the Master of Business Administration program at Texas State University put their business analysis skills to work this spring in Georgetown. The teams worked on four projects for the City of Georgetown as part of the capstone course for their MBA degrees. Rather than a typical business school scenario that … Continue reading “Texas State MBAs Assist City on Projects”

Capital Improvement Projects Proposed for 2015

Learn about proposed transportation and utility infrastructure projects in Georgetown for the upcoming fiscal year. Citizens are encouraged to view the proposed City of Georgetown 2015 Capital Improvement Plan summary to be presented to the Georgetown Utility Systems Advisory Board and Georgetown Transportation Advisory Board on Friday, May 9, 2014 (linked to below). Projects in … Continue reading “Capital Improvement Projects Proposed for 2015”

City Annual Report Available

The City of Georgetown Annual Report for the 2013 fiscal year is now available. The report includes highlights of projects, initiatives, and financial information for the 2012 – 2013 fiscal year that started on October 1, 2012 and ended on September 30, 2013. The 18-page annual report covers the five focus areas that define the … Continue reading “City Annual Report Available”

Reinvestment Zone Could Spur Development on Southern Edge

The City Council voted last week to move forward in developing a funding mechanism that could spur commercial development along Westinghouse Road. The South Georgetown Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone would fund public infrastructure improvements at the southern edge of Georgetown. The 603-acre zone along Westinghouse Road is an area with planned commercial, retail, and residential … Continue reading “Reinvestment Zone Could Spur Development on Southern Edge”

Tasus Expands Manufacturing Operations

Tasus Texas, a plastic parts manufacturer in south Georgetown, is expanding their operations at their plant on 211 Tasus Way. Tasus plans to invest $5.3 million in new production equipment over the next three years. With the expansion, Tasus expects to increase employment from 155 to 200 employees over the next three years. Walter Barkalow, director … Continue reading “Tasus Expands Manufacturing Operations”

Rivery Hotel and Conference Center Deal Finalized

Development agreements for a 220-room Sheraton hotel and conference center at the Rivery were approved by the Georgetown City Council on January 14 and finalized this week. The Summit at Rivery Park project near Interstate 35 will include a 16,000 square-foot conference center. Construction on the hotel and conference center is slated to begin this … Continue reading “Rivery Hotel and Conference Center Deal Finalized”

Officials Mark Opening of New Lakeway Drive Bridge

Officials with the City of Georgetown joined the Texas Department of Transportation yesterday at a ribbon-cutting to mark the opening of the new Lakeway Drive Bridge in Georgetown. The new bridge opened to traffic last week. The construction project replaced the Lakeway Drive Bridge and re-aligned the roadway at Interstate 35 near the Georgetown Municipal … Continue reading “Officials Mark Opening of New Lakeway Drive Bridge”

// Previous/next page navigation.