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City Council – The City Council meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. Meetings are held at the Council and Court Building, 510 W. Ninth St., unless otherwise noted.
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The City Council is committed to appointing highly qualified and dedicated individuals to the Georgetown Advisory Boards and Commissions. The Boards and Commissions application process takes place from the first of November through the second week in January each year, with membership appointments beginning the first of March. If you are interested in serving on […]
Citizen Comment Forms for Addressing Advisory Boards & Commissions: To address a Board or Commission on a posted item, complete the Citizen Comment Form and return it to the Board Liaison prior to the discussion of the item at the Advisory Board meeting. These forms are provided to you at the Advisory Board meeting. If you […]
The purpose of this steering committee is to provide recommendations to City Council and the joint work sessions with the Planning and Zoning Commission and act as ambassadors of the Plan, building consensus within the Community.
The Americans with Disabilities Accessibility Advisory Board makes recommendations to the City Council regarding accessibility and other issues of concern to persons with disabilities. This Committee reviews the City’s ADA Transition Plan on an annual basis and participates in the related processes to implement and/or amend the ADA Transition Plan as necessary.
The Animal Shelter Advisory Board ensures the City of Georgetown Animal Shelter complies with all City and State laws governing its operation. For more information about the Georgetown Animal Shelter, please visit http://pets.georgetown.org/ Meeting Date, Time, & Location: 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at the Animal Shelter – 110 W.L. Walden Drive (The […]
The Arts and Culture Board encourages, stimulates, promotes, and fosters programs for the cultural enrichment of the City, thereby contributing to the quality of life in Georgetown and developing an awareness of the value of the arts. The seven members should represent a broad spectrum of citizens including artists and those with a background in the arts, […]
The Building Standard Commission hears appeals and renders decisions on rulings by City building inspectors or officials in regard to code interpretation, enforcement, and substandard housing or structures within the City. For more information about building standards in Georgetown, please visit https://inspections.georgetown.org/ Meeting Date, Time, & Location: This Board Meets As Needed. When called, the Building […]
The mission of the Georgetown Convention & Visitors Bureau is to encourage the community’s economic success through promotion of Georgetown as a tourist destination, preserve & enhance the cultural heritage and unique character of the community, and attract conventions and group tours to maximize the financial impact of tourism on the community. Membership requires a […]
The Downtown Georgetown Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) facilitates a program of public improvements to allow and encourage the development and redevelopment of downtown Georgetown into a mixed use, pedestrian-oriented environment, consistent with the goals of the City’s Downtown Master Plan.
The Ethics Commission is composed of eight members individually appointed by the Mayor and each Council Member. They have the duty to review and investigate complaints involving conflicts of interest filed against officers of the City; and may hold hearings and issue sanctions, when appropriate, in accordance with the City of Georgetown Ethics Ordinance. Meeting date: […]
The Civil Service Commission is responsible for adopting, maintaining and enforcing rules governing the hiring and promotional process and serves as a disciplinary appeal board for civil service employees in the Georgetown Fire and Police Departments. The Commission is comprised of three commissioners appointed by the City Manager and confirmed by the Georgetown City Council. […]
The Georgetown Commission on Aging advises the City Council on the needs and status of seniors in the entire City, recommending ways in which those needs may be met. The Commission will determine and assess existing resources in the City which may be utilized by seniors to meet their needs. The Commission will evaluate and assess proposed programs, grants and other governmental activities which may impact seniors. They will encourage, promote, assist and safeguard the rights and abilities of older adults throughout the community to maintain maximum health, well-being and independence. This board serves as a liaison between the City Council and the community of senior citizens in matters of public interest. The Commission will use all available resources to inform senior citizens of Community Services in health, nutrition, recreation, housing, transportation and safety. They will receive input from the senior citizen community, including input from other individuals and organizations on issues relevant to the senior community. The Commission acts as a liaison for senior citizen issues to governmental and private organizations, as well.
The Georgetown Economic Development Corporation considers requests and grants economic development funds as authorized and defined by the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, Section 4A, leading to the creation or retention of primary jobs and/or provision of significant capital investment which benefits the community of Georgetown. A minimum of two members are Councilmembers, and four members are citizens at-large. […]
It is the purpose and intent of the City Council to create a City Council Advisory Board empowered to review and analyze the general government and finance activities of the City, to include but not limited to the following areas: Finance administration to include debt and treasury management, as well as, Fiscal Matter and Accounting to […]
As an independent organization, the Housing Authority Board establishes policy and reviews the operation of subsidized housing in Georgetown for the Georgetown Housing Authority. This Board does not report to City Council. Five members are citizens at-large and two members must be housing authority residents. To learn more about the Housing Authority, you will leave the […]
This Board makes recommendations regarding the development of the book collection, programming, and other services provided by the Georgetown Public Library. Learn more about the Georgetown Library at https://library.georgetown.org/ Number of positions: 7 Meeting date: 3rd Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. (The meeting date and time is determined each year at the first meeting after […]
This Board advises and assists City Council in the development of a multi-modal transportation planning process in coordination with regional, state, county, and local transportation agencies. One member must be a Council member, two members have expertise in the aviation field, one member is a representative from the Planning and Zoning Commission, one member is a representative from […]
The purpose of this Corporation is to promote economic and community development within the City and the State of Texas through the payment of costs for streets, roads, drainage, and other related transportation system improvements, including the payment of maintenance and operating expenses associated with such authorized projects. Number of positions: 7 Meeting date: 3rd […]
The GUS Board makes recommendations to City Council regarding staff presentations related to capital improvement projects and priorities, utility services, resource supplies and other Council-assigned projects. For more information about Georgetown Utilities, please visit https://gus.georgetown.org/ Number of positions: 7 Meeting date: 2nd Friday of each month at 2:00 p.m. at the Georgetown Municpal Complex, 300-1 Industrial Ave. […]
The Georgetown Village Public Improvement District Advisory Board was formed for the Georgetown Village by the Shell Ranch Development. What is a PID? This District was created to operate and maintain most of the common areas in the Georgetown Village community. For more details about Georgetown Village PID, you may leave the City’s website […]
This board makes recommendations to City Council on the designation of historic sites or districts, acts and assists the City Council in formulating design guidelines and other supplemental materials relevant to the historic preservation or design review, and approves or denies Certificates of Design Compliance. Additionally, the Board renders advice and guidance upon the request […]
The Board is established for the purpose of advising City Council on ensuring the City has housing affordable for residents at all income levels. Membership is composed of five at-large members with knowledge of issues on home ownership, and the affordability of home ownership, and the other four members must have knowledge of specialized fields relating […]
The Main Street Advisory Board assists the Main Street Manager in a number of ways, including expanding the interest base and support group and fund raising for the Main Street Program or for special projects organized through Main Street. This board identifies and utilizes local, state, federal and private sources including grants and contributions. The Board makes recommendations to the Main Street Policy, developing a strategic plan and setting goals of the Main Street Program.
This Board advises the City Council on the uses of parkland, parks, recreational facilities, improvements in programs and activities, and facilities to meet community recreation needs and interests. Find out about the great resources in the Parks and Recreation Department at https://parks.georgetown.org/ Number of positions: 7 Meeting date: 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at the Parks […]
The Planning and Zoning Commission is an appointed seven member body assigned the task of reviewing various types of development related applications and providing recommendations on such to the Georgetown City Council. These applications cover topics such as future land uses planned for the City, zoning of properties to determine current land uses and development […]
The purpose of the TIRZ is to provide a financing vehicle necessary to facilitate a program of public improvements to allow and encourage the development of a 221-room hotel having a AAA 3 Diamond Rating or a 2 Star Forbes Rating, a 18,880 square foot conference center, and a 336 – space public parking garage.
The South Georgetown Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) was created by Ordinance #2014-31. and the duration is through December 31, 2044. The Zone is being created to fund public infrastructure necessary to encourage high quality commercial/retail development at the intersection of IH35 and Westinghouse Road which is seen as the next major node as growth continues to move north from Round Rock.
The Strategic Partnerships for Community Services Advisory Board makes recommendations to the City Council to further the purpose of City funding to the nonprofit sector of cultivating and sustaining partnerships with 501(c)3 organizations that strengthen the City’s key priorities in Public Safety, Transportation, Housing, Parks and Recreation, Veteran Services and issues of Safety Net. This Advisory Board participates in the grant funding process. They review and evaluate applications submitted to the City for social funding. The Strategic Partnerships for Community Services Advisory Board makes recommendations to the City Council in accordance with the policies and guidelines for funding established by the City Council.
To review proposed or requested amendments to the Unified Development Code (the UDC) other than executive amendments which are those amendments that are nondiscretionary, mandatory, or legistive revisions necessary to address state statutes or cas laws, ratify published director interpretations, incorporate recentlyly approved Council ordinances, process City Council designeated emergency items, or address revisions otherwise determined necessary by legal counsel…
Williams Drive Gateway Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) was created by Ordinance No. 2006-104 and the duration is through December 31, 2031. The TIRZ was created to facilitate a program of public improvements to allow and encourage the development and redevelopment of the Williams Drive Gateway area into a mixed use, pedestrian oriented environment consistent with the goals of the City’s Williams Drive Gateway Redevelopment Plan.
Advise the City Council on youth related issues. Members, ranging in age from thirteen to eighteen years old, work to develop future leaders, promote positive adult/youth cooperation and dialogue, and encourage youth participation in solving community concerns. This board can have up to 24 members. Learn about more opportunities at https://recreation.georgetown.org/category/teen-activities/ This board meets every other […]
The Zoning Board of Adjustment is a board appointed to hear and grant requests for Variances from the zoning standards of the Unified Development Code (UDC). This Board also makes decisions regarding requests for Special Exceptions from the UDC standards and considers applicant Appeals of Administrative Decisions. This is a quasi-judicial board and any […]