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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Georgetown Art Center Highlighted in Texas Living Magazine

February 20th, 2015 by dhendrix
The 2013 renovation that transformed Georgetown’s 123-year-old Firehouse Number 1 into the award-winning Georgetown Art Center is highlighted along with the Georgetown Main Street Program in the February 2015 issue of Texas Living magazine. Click here to read the article: “Main Street renovations: stepping back into Texas history.” (Shared with permission from Texas Living.)… Read more...

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Warrant Round-up Starts March 7

February 20th, 2015 by Keith Hutchinson
The 2015 Statewide Warrant Round-up starts on March 7 when more than 300 law enforcement agencies in Texas will concentrate their efforts to find those with outstanding warrants. Law enforcement officers are going to residences and workplaces to serve arrest warrants. Those with outstanding warrants should act immediately to avoid going to jail. To make a payment on an outstanding class C misdemeanor offense in Georgetown, go to the Municipal Court location at 101 E.… Read more...

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Sheraton Hotel at Rivery Breaks Ground Feb. 19

February 18th, 2015 by Keith Hutchinson
Construction kicks off Thursday for a 224-room Sheraton hotel and conference center in Georgetown. Novak Brothers and Hines host a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Starwood-operated hotel at 2 p.m. on February 19. The event is at Rivery Boulevard and Wolf Ranch Parkway at the Summit at the Rivery Park development. Starwood Hotels and Resorts will operate the Sheraton Georgetown Texas Hotel and Conference Center that is expected to open in the summer of 2016.… Read more...

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Citizen Police Academy Spring Session

February 16th, 2015 by Keith Hutchinson
This session of Citizen Police Academy is now full. Those who are interested should apply when the next session is offered.
The Citizen Police Academy is a 10-week course to educate citizens about all aspects of the Georgetown Police Department. Class sessions include topics such as use-of-force, calling 911, criminal investigations, traffic enforcement, hostage negotiations, Emergency Response Team and SWAT, victim’s assistance, interviewing and interrogation, shoot or don’t shoot, warrants, Municipal Court and Teen Court, Williamson County courts, and Volunteers in Police Service.… Read more...

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