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2011 Archive

The Georgetown City Reporter is a monthly publication of the City of Georgetown Public Communications Department. The Reporter is inserted in the utility bills that are mailed each month to City of Georgetown utility customers. For questions or comments, contact Public Communications Department at (512) 930-3652, or by email at keith.hutchinson@georgetown.org.

December 2011

Bring Toys for Blue Santa to Stroll Parade; Collectible Christmas Ornament; Emergency Notices to Your Phone; GeorgetownHoliday.com; Co-ed Youth Basketball Registration; December Events; New Year Notes

Reporter December 2011

November 2011

Trash Collection Rules Modified; Daylight Savings Time ends Nov 6; Thanksgiving Holiday; Wildfire Evacuations – Does 9-1-1 Have Your Number?; November Events; Edible Construction Extravaganza; WOW Bookmobile Nears Campaign Goal; Aging Initiative Survey; Poppy Seed Planting Time

Reporter November 2011

October 2011

Pink Heals Tour on the Square October 25; Strike a Pose For Pink Fashion Show October 15; Pink Heals 5k Run/Walk October 22; Pets in Pink Parade October 22; Chisholm Trail Days October 15; Art Hop 2011; Georgetown Airfest on October 1; Market Days October 8; Georgetown Art in the Square October 15-16; Van Cliburn Competition Medalist Concert, October 23; Art for Animals October 23; Hayride and Carnival October 27; National Night Out, October 4; First Friday October 7; Harvest Fest 5k and Family Fun Run October 1

Reporter October 2011

September 2011

Georgetown Utilities 100 years: 1911-2011; Georgetown Aging Initiative: survey to assess senior services; September Events; Upcoming Events; Austin Avenue Traffic Safety Project; Glinka And Shostakovich Concert, September 11; Animal Shelter Golf Benefit, September 22; Williamson County Wine & Food Festival, September 24

Reporter September 2011

August 2011

Council Redistricting Plan; Firefighters Honored for Rescue; City News & Alerts; National Night Out will be October 4; August Events; Cookbook Fundraiser; City Budget Hearings; Art for Animals; Library Closed August 1-5; Call to Artists: Red Poppy Festival

Reporter August 2011

July 2011

Outdoor Watering Limits – Exceptional Drought Conditions; Fireworks Prohibited; Independence Day Holiday; July Events; Public Safety Facility Bonds Approved; Summer at the Public Library; Summer Stay-cations; Celebrate Parks on July 14

Reporter July 2011

June 2011

Library Programs for Children and Teens during June; Redistricting Starts This Summer; Bring the WOWmobile to Georgetown; Hiring a Contractor; Softball League Registration; Georgetown Festival of the Arts Johannes Brahms June 2-5; June Events

Reporter June 2011

May 2011

In this Issue: Public Safety Operations and Training Facility Bond Election May 14, Proposed Facility Details, Projected Timeline, Cost, Property Tax Impact, Existing Facility Info, Early Voting Information; City Council Election May 14; Summer Watering Plan; Summer Reading at the Library; Don’t Bag It – Compost!; Georgetown Winery Initiative Update; May Events

Reporter May 2011

April 2011

In this Issue: Recycling: How Does It Work?; April Events; Red Poppy Festival April 16-17; Earth Day at the Poppy Festival; Warrant Round-Up; Georgetown Reads! 2011

Reporter April 2011

March 2011

In This Issue: Protect the Environment – Spring Cleaning; Free Spay of Neuter Clinics for Cats; Paws for Mardi Gras Dog Walk on March 26; Garage Sale Signs; Parks & Recreation Spring Break Camps; Spring Break Activities at the Library; Georgetown Reads; Red Poppy Artwork; Daylight Savings Time Starts March 13; Time to Change Your Smoke Detector Batteries; Teen Court Takes Spotlight Again; March Events

Reporter March 2011

February 2011

In This Issue: 2008 Bond Project Update -> Road Projects – Southwest Bypass, FM 971 Widening, Southeast Aerial 1, -> Parks Projects – Amphitheatre in San Gabriel Park, Hike and Bike Trail; Average Home Value City Comparison Graph; February Events; 2010 Employee Awards; Cupid’s Chase 5k run/walk; Coming to Georgetown: Advanced Metering System; Red Poppy Pageant; CFL Bulbs Proper Disposal; E-alerts for City Jobs

Reporter Feb 2011

January 2011

In This Issue: CARTS Georgetown Station Opens; Redistricting in 2011; Cupid’s Chase 5k run/walk; Streets Sales Tax and Local Option Approved; January Events; “Heavy Metal” sculpture exhibit at Georgetown Public Library; Christmas Tree Recycling; Take Care of Texas – Save Energy and Lower Your Bill; City Boards and Commissions – accepting applications; Dog and Cat Licensing – a Free Ride Home; New Year’s and MLK Day Closings; Mulch It, Don’t Bag It!

Reporter Jan 2011