Water pump repair update for June 28

This past weekend there was a large water pump failure that reduced pumping capacity. The repair was successfully completed last night and the pump has been placed in service. City staff is monitoring and testing the system to ensure the replacement pump is operating correctly. All customers should be experiencing normal water pressure. If you … Continue reading “Water pump repair update for June 28”

Water pump repair update for the afternoon of June 27

Thanks to the good work of our customers, the water system is maintaining adequate pressure allowing the City to lift the boil water notice. The boil water notice was due to low pressure in the system. In situations like this, the City follows state protocol to ensure customer safety. An independent laboratory has confirmed there … Continue reading “Water pump repair update for the afternoon of June 27”

Council to consider voluntary annexations

The City Council is hosting public hearings for four voluntary annexations at the Aug. 8 and Aug. 22, 2017, meetings. Council will consider action on these items on Sept. 12, and a second reading is to be determined. Most of the described properties below are being annexed in anticipation of future development. Public hearing for … Continue reading “Council to consider voluntary annexations”

Unified Development Code Amendments Office Hours

The City of Georgetown Planning Department will be hosting office visiting hours for anybody interested in learning more about the amendments, running through specific development examples, and addressing any questions you may have. Dedicated office hours will be held Wednesday, January 4 from  4 to 6 p.m. To sign up for a specific appointment please email … Continue reading “Unified Development Code Amendments Office Hours”

Collection Box for Expired Medications

A safe way to dispose of unwanted or expired medications is now available in Georgetown on a year-round basis. A secure medications collection box is located in the lobby of the Public Safety Operations and Training Center at 3500 DB Wood Road. Lobby hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Georgetown … Continue reading “Collection Box for Expired Medications”

Unified Development Code Amendments Proposed

The Unified Development Code (UDC) Advisory Committee will hold a public hearing and consider proposed amendments to the UDC on Wednesday, October 12th at 3:00. The proposed amendments primarily pertain to the transportation, utility, and subdivision provisions of the code. The UDC Advisory Committee and City staff have worked throughout the year discussing and refining … Continue reading “Unified Development Code Amendments Proposed”

Flood Study Meeting July 19

A meeting to solicit public input on flooding issues and flood prone areas in Georgetown will be held on Tuesday, July 19. The meeting by the City of Georgetown in partnership with the Texas Water Development Board will be at 6 p.m. at the Georgetown Municipal Complex, 300-1 Industrial Avenue, Georgetown, Texas, 78626. The purpose … Continue reading “Flood Study Meeting July 19”

Water Use Up 70 Percent

With daytime high temperatures at or near 100 degrees every day in July, water use has jumped dramatically. Daily water consumption for Georgetown water customers has increased from 18 million gallons in early June to more than 30 million. That’s an increase of nearly 70 percent. Electricity use also is up. Energy consumption increased about … Continue reading “Water Use Up 70 Percent”

Georgetown Utility Systems Receives National Recognition for Reliability and Safety

Georgetown Utility Systems has been recognized recently in two national recognition programs by the American Public Power Association, which represents more than 2,000 public power utilities in the U.S. Georgetown was one of 29 electric utilities in the nation to earn Reliable Public Power Provider, or RP3 status this month. Georgetown earned the platinum level … Continue reading “Georgetown Utility Systems Receives National Recognition for Reliability and Safety”

Austin Avenue Bridges Public Meeting on March 31

The City of Georgetown is initiating a public involvement process for the Austin Avenue Bridges Project. The first public meeting will be held on Thursday, March 31 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth Street. This is the first of a series of meetings planned to engage and involve … Continue reading “Austin Avenue Bridges Public Meeting on March 31”

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