Street Resurfacing August 6 – 21

Street resurfacing with a chip seal treatment on several Georgetown roads is scheduled for August 6 – 21 in the area south of University Ave as shown in the map. Chip seal resurfacing involves applying a layer of emulsion to the roadway followed by a layer of small-sized gravel. Unless otherwise noted, the entire length … Continue reading “Street Resurfacing August 6 – 21”

Watering Schedule Returns to Normal Limits

Outdoor watering limits in Georgetown are returning to normal for the first time in 19 months due to recent rains. Yesterday the Brazos River Authority lifted drought declarations for all lakes and reservoirs in the Brazos River basin, including Lake Georgetown and Stillhouse Hollow Lake. As a result, the City of Georgetown is exiting the … Continue reading “Watering Schedule Returns to Normal Limits”

Transportation Bond Approved, Gipson Wins District 5

Georgetown voters have approved the transportation bonds on the May 9 ballot.  These are the unofficial final results for the transportation bond election from Williamson County Elections: Votes: Percent: For:  2,281  75.18% Against:  753  24.82% These are the unofficial final results in the District 5 City Council election from Williamson County Elections: Votes: Percent: Ty … Continue reading “Transportation Bond Approved, Gipson Wins District 5”

Limited Availability for Online Payments Feb 17 – 26

From February 17 through February 26, online utility payments will be unavailable between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.  We apologize for this inconvenience. If you have questions about your bill, please feel free to call our customer care center during business hours at (512) 930-3640 or write to customercare@georgetown.org.

New Phone Payment Scam Targets Utility Customers

Two Georgetown utility business customers contacted the City yesterday to report on an attempted fraud scheme. The businesses report that they were called by someone claiming to be with the City utility who demanded immediate payment to prevent the disconnection of their utilities. In each case, the business recognized that the call was suspicious and … Continue reading “New Phone Payment Scam Targets Utility Customers”

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”

Landscape and Irrigation Rules for New Homes to Save Water

Update: The City Council approved the landscaping and irrigation ordinance 7-0 on second and final reading at their meeting this evening. It goes into effect for new homes on June 1. — Despite the fact that Lake Georgetown is 14 feet below the full level at a time of year when it is typically full, … Continue reading “Landscape and Irrigation Rules for New Homes to Save Water”

Georgetown 3rd on Best American Suburbs Ranking

A recent analysis of 75 cities in the top 25 U.S. metro areas ranked Georgetown third on the list. The top ten list of America’s Best Suburbs, placing Georgetown at no. 3 in the country, was done by Movoto, a real estate company in California. The ranking was based on several factors including shopping, dining, … Continue reading “Georgetown 3rd on Best American Suburbs Ranking”

Watering Limit: Two Days per Week Starts Oct. 14

The City of Georgetown will limit outdoor watering to two days per week starting on Monday, October 14. Last week the Brazos River Authority, which manages the water in Lake Georgetown and Stillhouse Hollow Lake, notified the City of Georgetown that they are enacting a stage 2 drought warning for Lake Georgetown. The river authority … Continue reading “Watering Limit: Two Days per Week Starts Oct. 14”

New Mosquito Control Effort Targets West Nile Risk

The City of Georgetown and the Williamson County and Cities Health District are collaborating on a new targeted effort to reduce the risk from mosquitos that carry West Nile virus. The new joint initiative is the first of its kind in Williamson County. Since mid-June, a City of Georgetown employee in transportation services has been … Continue reading “New Mosquito Control Effort Targets West Nile Risk”

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