Landscape and Irrigation Rules for New Homes to Save Water

April 22nd, 2014 by Keith Hutchinson

Update: The City Council approved the landscaping and irrigation ordinance 7-0 on second and final reading at their meeting this evening. It goes into effect for new homes on June 1. — Despite the fact that Lake Georgetown is 14 feet below the full level at a time of year when it is typically full, […]

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Save 25% on Unlimited Summer Pool Passes from May 1-17!

April 17th, 2014 by Erin Ruyle, Marketing/Special Events Coordinator

The early bird gets the worm…or in this case the DISCOUNT! We’re offering 25% off of Unlimited Summer Pool passes purchased from May 1-17! This season pass will give you unlimited access to all five City of Georgetown Outdoor Pools during operating hours. This includes: River Ridge Pool, Williams Drive Pool, Tennis Center Pool, Village […]

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Public Hearing on 2012 International Codes April 17

April 14th, 2014 by Keith Hutchinson

The City of Georgetown Building Standards Commission will hold the second in a series of public hearings on April 17 to solicit feedback on the 2012 International Codes. The public hearing is Thursday, April 17 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Georgetown City Council Chambers, 101 E. Seventh Street, Georgetown, TX, 78626. (See below […]

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City Annual Report Available

April 14th, 2014 by Keith Hutchinson

The City of Georgetown Annual Report for the 2013 fiscal year is now available. The report includes highlights of projects, initiatives, and financial information for the 2012 – 2013 fiscal year that started on October 1, 2012 and ended on September 30, 2013. The 18-page annual report covers the five focus areas that define the […]

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Free Spay/Neuter Clinic for Cats May 3

April 13th, 2014 by Shawn G

The City of Georgetown Animal Shelter is offering its third free spay or neuter clinic for cats on Saturday, May 3. Since the clinic is offered to cats whose owners who live in the Georgetown City Limits, bring a utility bill or other proof of residency. Spay and neuter surgeries and a rabies vaccination will […]

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Georgetown Animal Shelter Garage Sale April 18 & 19

April 12th, 2014 by Shawn G

The 15th annual Garage Sale to benefit the Georgetown Animal Shelter will be Friday and Saturday, April 18 and 19 at the Community Center, 445 E. Morrow Street in San Gabriel Park. Sale hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday and Saturday with no admission fee. Sale proceeds benefit the animals at the […]

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Downtown Low-Down Meeting April 16

April 11th, 2014 by Keith Hutchinson

The Red Poppy Festival is fast approaching and many changes are happening Downtown. To find out about upcoming City projects and event updates, plan to come to the next quarterly Downtown Low-Down meeting on Wednesday, April 16. (Photo credit: Todd White) The informal meeting starts at 8:30 a.m. at Roots Bistro, 118 W. Eighth Street. Coffee […]

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Electronic Cigarettes Added to Smoking Prohibitions

April 10th, 2014 by Keith Hutchinson

Electronic cigarettes have been added to City of Georgetown rules that prohibit smoking in indoor public places and businesses. The ordinance also prohibits the sale of electronic cigarettes to persons under 18 or their sale in vending machines. The City Council approved the second and final reading of the revised smoking ordinance at their regular […]

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Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 26

April 10th, 2014 by Keith Hutchinson

To help protect the water supply and reduce household risks, bring unwanted medications to Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 26 in Georgetown. Drugs that are expired or no longer needed will be collected—no questions asked—from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sun City Legacy Hills Pavilion, 200 Del Webb Boulevard and First […]

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Utility Informs Spanish Speakers to Prevent Phone Scam

April 7th, 2014 by Keith Hutchinson

Georgetown Utility Systems is teaming with other utilities in Central Texas to alert customers of a phone scam targeting Hispanic businesses. While Georgetown utility employees have not received recent reports of scam attempts, the cooperative campaign to reach out to Spanish-speaking customers is an effort to prevent future fraud attempts. In the phone scam reported […]

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