HARC Amendments to UDC: Public Meeting on March 12

March 6th, 2015 by Keith Hutchinson
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 changes to the Unified Development Code affect property in the Downtown and Old Town Overlay districts, as well as certain property listed in the City’s Historic Resource Survey.… Read more...

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Low Cost Pet Vaccines and Free Microchips

March 5th, 2015 by Shawn G
The Georgetown Animal Shelter is conducting another walk-in low-cost vaccination clinic for cats and dogs. It will be Saturday, March 28, 8:30-11 a.m.  Help protect your pet from diseases they can pick up outside! Pets may also get a FREE microchip with the purchase of any vaccine. No appointments. Cash or check only. The shelter is located at 110 WL Walden Dr., Georgetown, TX 78626.… Read more...

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Historic Tax Credit Workshop March 17

March 5th, 2015 by Keith Hutchinson
The City of Georgetown is holding a Historic Tax Credit Workshop for commercial properties on March 17 at 5:30 p.m. The workshop will be in the training room at the Georgetown Communications and Technology building at 510 W. Ninth Street. Learn about tax credits that provide a preservation incentive for the rehabilitation of commercial properties. Valerie Magolin, Texas Historical Commission tax credit program specialist, and Steph McDougal, principal with McDoux Preservation, will speak about federal and state rehabilitation tax credits for commercial properties.… Read more...

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City Offices and Facilities Open at 10 a.m.

March 4th, 2015 by Keith Hutchinson
City of Georgetown offices and facilities will open at 10 a.m. Thursday due to the winter storm warning. Non-essential personnel should report at 10 a.m. Essential personnel should report at regular times.… Read more...

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Yard Trimmings Collections

March 4th, 2015 by Keith Hutchinson
For City of Georgetown residents in the city limits, seasonal curbside yard trimmings pickups started March 2 and continue through May 29. Collections are every-other-week. Branches should be bundled with twine and no more than four feet in length. Compostable brown paper lawn and leaf bags need to be used for leaves, grass, or other organic material. Containers marked as “yard” also can be used.… Read more...

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Women in Law Enforcement Career Night March 12

March 4th, 2015 by Keith Hutchinson
The Georgetown Police Department is hosting a Women in Law Enforcement Career Night on March 12. The event will provide an opportunity for attendees to hear from women in the department and learn about career options. The event is from 6 to 8 p.m. in the training center at the new Public Safety Operations and Training Center, 3500 DB Wood Road in Georgetown.… Read more...

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Austin Flute Choir Live at Library March 15

March 3rd, 2015 by dhendrix
The Austin Flute Choir plays a fascinating mix of instruments that they love to talk about. The group returns this month for an encore engagement in the Georgetown Public Library’s popular “Live Music at the Library” series. The group will perform on Sunday, March 15, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the library foyer. Their repertoire ranges from classical to popular and folk music.… Read more...

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Inclement Weather Updates

March 3rd, 2015 by Erin Ruyle, Marketing/Special Events Coordinator
In the event of inclement weather, any possible facility and athletic leagues delays or closures will be posted on the Georgetown Recreation Center Facebook page. Georgetown Recreation Center Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/GeorgetownTexasRecCenter  … Read more...

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Election Candidates for District 1 and 5 Seats

March 2nd, 2015 by Keith Hutchinson
In the May 9 election in Georgetown, Ty Gipson and Paul Nadeau are running for the District 5 seat on the City Council. Anna Eby is unopposed in District 1. Friday was the last day for candidates to file for a place on the ballot. A resolution to cancel the District 1 election will be placed on the City Council meeting agenda for March 10.… Read more...

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Downtown Parking Study Public Meeting on March 11

February 27th, 2015 by Keith Hutchinson
The City of Georgetown will hold a public meeting to gather input on downtown parking on March 11. The meeting is at 5:30 p.m. in the Friends meeting room at the Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth Street. Parking and engineering consultant Carl Walker, Inc. has been hired by the City of Georgetown to assess the available parking in downtown and provide options for future parking needs.… Read more...

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