Planning and Development
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
An expansion of the Williamson County Courthouse National Register Historic District will be considered at a meeting of the Historic and Architectural Review Commission on June 25. The meeting is at 6 p.m. in the Council Chamber and Court Building at 101 E. Seventh Street. The proposal before HARC includes
Creation of a new Forest Street Historic District and expansion of the existing Williamson County Courthouse Historic District are two recommendations of a report on the National Register Historic Districts in Georgetown. Highlights of the report will be presented in a public meeting on Monday, June 15, at 5:30 p.m.
The City seeks public input on proposed revisions to the regulations that govern the City’s historic resources at a public meeting on March 12 at 5:30 p.m. at the City Council Chamber, 101 E. Seventh Street. Changes would affect items reviewed by the Historic and Architectural Review Commission. The proposed