PUC Approves Chisholm Trail Water District Consolidation

The Public Utility Commission of Texas voted on Thursday in a unanimous ruling to approve the transfer of the service area of the Chisholm Trail Special Utility District to the City of Georgetown. The transfer of the certificate of convenience and necessity or CCN to the City of Georgetown means that the City water utility … Continue reading “PUC Approves Chisholm Trail Water District Consolidation”

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”

Water Outage in Northwest Williamson County: Update

Update, 5:30 a.m.—The water main repair was completed at 1:30 a.m. Lines were flushed and water service was restored to customers by 4:45 a.m. Some customers may be experiencing low water pressure while storage capacity is filled. Update, 10:30 p.m.—The affected line has been drained. The crew is working on repairing the line and estimates … Continue reading “Water Outage in Northwest Williamson County: Update”

Street Sealant Work in Sun City: Updated Dec. 7

Update, Dec. 7: The street sealant work in Sun City has been hampering residential seasonal shopping traffic and local parcel deliveries.  To reduce disruptions, City crews will be finishing the roadways already started and suspending further sealing until after the first of the year. Existing work should be completed by Wednesday, December 9. (See the updated schedule … Continue reading “Street Sealant Work in Sun City: Updated Dec. 7”

Lighting the Square Essay Contest

This year the student winner of an essay contest will help Georgetown Mayor Dale Ross and Williamson County Judge Dan A. Gattis flip the switch to turn on the lights at the Lighting of the Square on November 27. The annual lighting event is at 5:30 p.m. on the Friday after Thanksgiving. Students in the … Continue reading “Lighting the Square Essay Contest”

FM 1460 Project Breaks Ground

Construction on the Farm to Market 1460 project officially started today at a groundbreaking ceremony with local, state, and federal officials. The two-year project by the Texas Department of Transportation involves building a four-lane road in the 3.5 mile segment from Quail Valley Drive to University Boulevard. FM 1460 is a key north-south arterial between … Continue reading “FM 1460 Project Breaks Ground”

Wind Turbines Powering Georgetown

Wind turbines are providing for Georgetown’s energy needs three months ahead of schedule. The Spinning Spur 3 wind farm near Amarillo, which was projected to start producing electricity in January, became operational September 28. The wind plant is now providing energy to meet most of Georgetown’s daily power needs, positioning Georgetown on the path to … Continue reading “Wind Turbines Powering Georgetown”

LCRA Open Houses on Transmission Line Oct. 13 and 14

The Lower Colorado River Authority will be holding two open house meetings this week for public input on route options for a proposed electric transmission line. The open house meetings will be 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13 at the Austin Sports Center of Cedar Park, 1420 Toro Grande in Cedar Park and … Continue reading “LCRA Open Houses on Transmission Line Oct. 13 and 14”

Phone Scammers Pose as City Employees

Phone scammers who claim to be requesting payment for a City of Georgetown utility account have recently called Georgetown utility customers. Seven local businesses have contacted the Customer Care Center for the utility to report someone calling and trying to get them to pay a utility bill over the phone. Don’t be fooled. A similar … Continue reading “Phone Scammers Pose as City Employees”

Wise Water Use Request to Customers

The City of Georgetown is making a special request to water customers to limit unnecessary outdoor water use for the next 10 days. With temperatures forecast to be above 100 degrees in that time period, the utility expects peak demand on the water treatment and distribution system. This week, Georgetown Utility Systems crews repaired a … Continue reading “Wise Water Use Request to Customers”

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