City to begin sidewalk, street projects in May

Updated May 9, 2017, at 11:20 a.m. The scope of the Seventh Street project has been expanded to include additional gutter improvements. The additional work could extend the project’s expected completion to mid-June. Myrtle Street between Seventh and Eighth streets is expected to be closed until Friday, May 12. The additional work will then close … Continue reading “City to begin sidewalk, street projects in May”

UDC Amendments take effect April 1

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 and Elements in prior years. The newly … Continue reading “UDC Amendments take effect April 1”

Trucks with bridge beams affect traffic March 20-24

Next week on Monday through Friday, concrete bridge beams will be delivered at the Southwest Bypass bridge site in southwest Georgetown. Delivery of 120 precast bridge beams in convoys of six trucks at a time will lead to brief road closures on SH 29/University Avenue and on Leander Road at their intersections with I-35. Traffic … Continue reading “Trucks with bridge beams affect traffic March 20-24”

Fixed-route bus system open house planned for March 21

The City of Georgetown is hosting an open house meeting to share with the public progress on delivering the City’s new fixed-route bus system. The meeting will be held 4-7 p.m. on March 21 at the Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St. At the open house meeting, attendees will be able to learn about … Continue reading “Fixed-route bus system open house planned for March 21”

Williams Drive Study open house on March 9

Georgetown residents, business owners and civic leaders will join the Williams Drive project team on Thursday, March, 9 for an open house showing the conceptual designs for Williams Drive. Feedback from previous meetings and design events has been conceptualized into a vision for Williams Drive. The recommended approaches will be presented and participants will have … Continue reading “Williams Drive Study open house on March 9”

Faith in Action Georgetown expands office hours with grant

Georgetown nonprofit Faith in Action Georgetown will begin offering full-day office hours March 15. The extended hours will allow the nonprofit, which provides transportation services for seniors in Georgetown, to better serve its more than 500 clients, FIAG Executive Director Vickie Orcutt said. “This grant is about mobility management and coordination,” Orcutt said. “We’ve always … Continue reading “Faith in Action Georgetown expands office hours with grant”

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”

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”

Williams Drive Corridor Study Open House Oct. 6

The City of Georgetown and the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) are partnering on the Williams Drive Study to plan for the future of the corridor. This study will develop a plan of action that will incorporate safety, efficient transportation operations, safe accommodations of all modes, and integration of smart transportation and land use, … Continue reading “Williams Drive Corridor Study Open House Oct. 6”

Street Sealant Work Update

On Thursday April 28, City crews will be applying black sand to the cul-de-sac on River Rock Drive in order to stabilize the Rejuvenation Street Sealant applied in March.  At approximately 3:00 p.m., as the temperature warms and the sealant softens, staff will apply a thin layer of sand and roller compact it into the … Continue reading “Street Sealant Work Update”

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