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Council begins wading through MUD decisions

Council begins wading through MUD decisions

The proximity to the city of Georgetown and its amenities as well as the natural beauty of the South San Gabriel River basin along Hwy. 29 has made the area attractive to real estate developers, city officials have said.

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Capital Metro's Express bus service currently stops at the Tech Ridge Park & Ride, but newly released transit maps indicate service could be expanded farther north to Pflugerville, Round Rock and Georgetown.

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Project Connect North Corridor plan aims to connect Austin to WilCo cities

On April 16, Project Connect North Corridor planners unveiled their locally preferred alternative map of transit options to connect those cities via bus and transit services. more »

Apr 17, 2014 Northwest Austin

WilCo growth summit set for April 22

On April 22 Williamson County residents, business leaders and nonprofits can explore the area's challenges at the Supporting Williamson County’s Growth and Changing Demographics Community Impact Summit. more »

Apr 16, 2014 Cedar Park | Leander

WilCo commissioners host public hearing on county vote centers

Williamson County commissioners heard citizen comments April 15 during a public hearing about the Countywide Polling Place Program, which was designated a successful status by the Texas Secretary of State’s office. more »

Apr 15, 2014 Georgetown

City Council approves first reading of landscape, irrigation limits for new home construction

Georgetown City Council approved the first reading of the 2014 water conservation plan, which outlines irrigation and landscape requirements for new residential construction, at its April 8 meeting. more »

Apr 11, 2014 Georgetown

City looks to gain control over multifamily housing

City staff presented a resolution to City Council at its April 8 meeting to initiate changes to the city’s zoning code related to multifamily developments. more »

Apr 9, 2014 Georgetown

Georgetown ISD Superintendent Joe Dan Lee, with his wife, Tracy, announces his retirement effective July 31 to the board of trustees at the March 24 board meeting. Lee served as superintendent for seven years.

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Joe Dan Lee announces retirement

Georgetown ISD Superintendent Joe Dan Lee announced March 24 that he would retire effective July 31 after serving the district for a total of seven years. more »

Apr 9, 2014 Georgetown

Council to consider road bond to pay for citywide transportation projects

As Georgetown Transportation Director Ed Polasek began talking about the city’s transportation needs with the Georgetown Transportation Advisory Board in January 2013, the discussion began to shift from what projects were needed to how the city would more »

Apr 9, 2014 Georgetown

Volunteers work to bring new life to former Getsemani playground

A group of cultivators is working to establish a new 10,000-square-foot community garden at the Getsemani Community Center in Georgetown. more »

Apr 9, 2014 Georgetown

WilCo hearing April 15 will address vote centers

Williamson County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on April 15 to hear comments about the vote center program that allows residents to cast a ballot at any polling location. more »

Apr 1, 2014 Georgetown

Scott Simon was the speaker at the 2014 Schilling Lecture Series at Southwestern University on March 25.

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Journalist Scott Simon addresses life changes at Southwestern's 2014 Shilling Lecture Series

Journalist, novelist and Peabody Award-winner Scott Simon spoke March 25 at the 15th Annual Roy & Margaret Shilling Lecture Series at Southwestern University. more »

Mar 26, 2014 Georgetown

WilCo ranked second-healthiest county in Texas

For the fifth straight year a national survey has ranked Williamson County among the healthiest among all 232 Texas counties. The 2014 County Health Rankings ranked Williamson County second-place. more »

Mar 26, 2014 Cedar Park | Leander

Pflugerville-based Unique Vapors offers customers free samples of e-cigarette flavors.

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Georgetown smoking ban amended to include use of electronic vaping devices

At its March 25 meeting City Council approved the first reading of an ordinance that would add EVDs into the city’s smoking ordinance. more »

Mar 26, 2014 Georgetown

Georgetown airport to continue operations in current location after council vote

Georgetown City Council voted March 25 to follow the Georgetown Transportation Advisory Board’s recommendation to keep the municipal airport operating at its current location and continue with the implementation of the Airport Business Analysis. more »

Mar 26, 2014 Georgetown

Project Connect team to discuss North Corridor bus, rail plans at upcoming events

The planning team behind the Project Connect North Corridor that stretches from downtown Austin to Georgetown will discuss at several upcoming events the final draft of bus and rail services designed to connect the region. more »

Mar 25, 2014 Northwest Austin

CAMPO asks public for input on regional transportation needs

The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, which is responsible for coordinating regional transportation efforts, is hosting six public meetings to receive feedback about the public’s priorities. more »

Mar 21, 2014 Austin Metro

County denies grant request for emergency management drones

Williamson County commissioners struck down a request March 18 from the Office of Emergency Management to apply for grant funds to purchase two unmanned aerial vehicles for hazard assessment uses. more »

Mar 19, 2014 Georgetown (1 Comments)

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San Pedro Limon Tortilleria y Taqueria

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