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The Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association announced April 3 that it had designated the Georgetown Square as a Great Public Space in its Great Places in Texas program. According to the organization, Great Places in Texas exemplify exceptional character and highlight the role planners and planning play in

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Changes to the Unified Development Code that were approved by City Council on February 28, 2017, will take effect on April 1, 2017.  After numerous public meetings over the past year, Council approved several amendments to the code.  Most of these changes were based on previous updates to the City’s Comprehensive (2030) Plan

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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

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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

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A downtown workshop to focus on the commercial downtown area for the Retail Strategy and Recruitment Plan for Georgetown will be hosted by the City of Georgetown and Catalyst Commercial on June 16. The City of Georgetown and the Georgetown Economic Development Corporation (GEDCO) have partnered with Catalyst Commercial, a

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The City of Georgetown is conducting an update of the Historic Resource Survey this year. A kickoff meeting to provide information on the update process will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 4 in the historic Light and Waterworks Building at 406 W. Eighth Street. (This is the

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A deputy city manager from Centennial, Colorado, has been chosen as the new assistant city manager for the City of Georgetown. Wayne Reed will lead development-related departments in his new position with the City, which he will start on January 25. Reed was the top choice from a pool of

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The City Council is holding public hearings for four voluntary annexations at the January 12th and January 26th meetings. Council will consider action on these items on February 9th and a second reading to be determined. Most of the described properties below are being annexed in anticipation of future development.

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For the second time in five years, Georgetown was recently certified as a gold-level Scenic City by Scenic Texas. Georgetown was initially certified as a gold-level Scenic City in 2010 and was one of 20 cities to be certified or re-certified this summer. Georgetown is one of 58 cities in

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The Sidewalk Master Plan will receive an award from the Central Texas American Planning Association. The award for Best Long Range Plan of 2015 will be presented at the association’s annual awards event on September 26 in Bastrop. In October, the plan will be recognized during the annual conference of

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