2018 Archive

January 2018

2017-18 Sculpture Tour, Recycling Christmas trees and boxes; City Events: Cupid’s Chase 5K & Fun Run – Feb. 4; Holiday Closings – Jan 2 and 16;  Protect Pipes; Best of Georgetown, Texas Winners; City Events: Art Exhibit, Live Music at the Library

Reporter January 2018

February 2018

City Civic Campus breaks ground, Georgetown Animal Shelter: Live Outcomes at 95 percent; City Events: Cupid’s Chase 5K & Fun Run- Feb. 3, Real Estate Agent Workshop-Feb. 15; Irrigation Systems, 2017 Employee Awards, Family place library designation; City Events: 9th annual Georgetown Swirl, Chase the Chief 5K and Fun Run

Reporter February 2018

March 2018

Randalls opens first Georgetown location, Utility payment scams; City Events: Georgetown Swirl on March 3; Bulky waste pickup, Red Poppy Festival poster art selected; City Events: Chase the Chief 5K and Fun Run, Eggstravaganza

*In the printed March 2018 Reporter, the prices for bulky waste pickup were incorrectly listed. The Freon removing and handling fee is $45, and those living outside the city limits pay $28 per cubic yard for solid waste removal. The prices have been updated in the online version.

Reporter March 2018

April 2018

Holt Cat breaks ground on Georgetown location, Red Poppy Festival, Zero Waste Event; City Events: City Council election; Spring irrigation tune-up; City Events: Art exhibits at the library, Live Music at the Library, Earth Day program focuses on monarch butterflies

Reporter April 2018

May 2018

City begins comprehensive plan update; City Events: City Council election, Sunset Movie Series – ‘Coco,’ Library, Assistance League of Georgetown Area fundraiser; Call 811 before you dig, How to find us on social media, Water Conservation Reminder; City Events: Water Safety Day, Memorial Day, Preservation Month

Reporter May 2018

June 2018

Protect aquatic life, lawn irrigation; City Events: Dive-in Movie – ‘Moana’; Georgetown Animal Shelter free spay/neuter clinic for cats; City Events: ‘Ebb and Flow: 50 years of Painting and Drawing,’ Adult Summer Reading at the Library, Music on the Square

Reporter June 2018

July 2018

Georgetown Public Library wins National Medal, Independence Day holiday, Hot tips to keep cool; City Events: Music on the Square; Preventive street maintenance types, Sprinkler system checkup; City Events: Sertoma July 4 Celebration, ‘The Sandlot’ screening

Reporter July 2018

August 2018

Garey Park opens after grand opening celebration; Georgetown Utility Systems launches new billing system; City Events: Music on the Square; Summer watering, Yard trimming pickups; City Events: ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ screening, City staff art exhibit

Reporter August 2018

September 2018

2030 Plan update survey, Sales tax election; City Events: Labor Day, K-9 Kerplunk; Best of Georgetown, TX, #Picktwo for lawn watering, Health and Wellness Expo; City Events: Texas Society of Sculptors annual show

Reporter September 2018

October 2018

City celebrates opening of Southwest Bypass, Look, listen and learn this Fire Prevention Week, Two-day per week watering schedule in place; Sales tax election, On the Table Georgetown; City Events: National Night Out, Screening of ‘Get Out,’ Halloween Festival, Art Hop XI

Reporter October 2018

November 2018

Responding to growth, Thanksgiving holiday, San Gabriel Park Phase 1 complete, Phase 2 begins; Red Poppy Artwork, Daylight saving time ends, Rivery Boulevard extension breaks ground, #TurnItOff! Don’t water down Georgetown; City Events: Best of Georgetown, TX, Community Thanksgiving, Lighting of the Square, Be a hero! Shop Small!

Reporter November 2018

December 2018

City boards and commissions, Sign up for emergency alerts, Collectible Christmas Ornament, Irrigation Systems seasonal check; City Events: Blue Santa, Christmas party; New sculptures installed throughout town, Art at the Library; City Events: Christmas Stroll, Youth Fishing Derby, Adultish Craft Crawl, Swim with Santa, Breakfast with Santa

Reporter December 2018

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