Solar power to shine light on Georgetown

Solar power to shine light on Georgetown

When the city-owned Georgetown Utility Systems begins using only renewable resources to provide power to its electric customers, the city will become the second in the country to do so, Mayor Dale Ross said.

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GISD board approves refunding $17 million in bonds

The Georgetown ISD board of trustees approved refunding $17 million in bonds at its May 19 meeting. The refunding could save the district roughly $2.75 million throughout a six-year time period. more »

May 21, 2015 3:14 PM Georgetown

WilCo commissioners divert funds to expo center construction

The commissioners voted May 12 to pull $3.5 million from the $40 million parks and recreation bond that county voters approved in 2013 to help fund the construction of the Williamson County Expo Center. more »

May 15, 2015 3:09 PM Georgetown 1 Comments

Georgetown council compensation amendment approved

City Council approved the second reading to amend the city council and mayor’s compensation to the amounts recommended by the Council Compensation Committee during the May 12 council meeting. more »

May 13, 2015 4:32 PM Georgetown

WilCo health district names Teel as new executive director

After a national search, the Williamson County & Cities Health District board of directors named John Teel executive director of the district. more »

May 13, 2015 5:05 AM Georgetown

Williamson County economic development organizations announce new partnership

Eight Williamson County economic development organizations announced the formation of a new partnership March 18. The partnership will have a website and a launch party at the county courthouse April 15. more »

Mar 18, 2015 1:31 PM Austin Metro 2 Comments

Gipson takes Georgetown City Council District 5 race

With all vote centers reporting, Ty Gipson has taken the Georgetown City Council District 5 race with 68.67 percent of the votes, or 456 votes, according to unofficial results. more »

May 9, 2015 7:27 PM Vote Austin Metro

WilCo commissioners issue $65 million in bonds for capital improvements

Williamson County residents could see building and infrastructure upgrades get off the ground now that county commissioners voted to move forward with a $65 million plan for capital improvements. more »

May 6, 2015 3:09 PM Georgetown

Council approves amending city code's related to historic properties, creating subcommittee for further review

City Council voted at its April 24 meeting to approve amendments to the city’s unified development code relating to development standards, rules and procedures for historic properties. more »

Apr 29, 2015 8:56 AM Georgetown

Council amends compensation ordinance to include higher pay increase at first reading

City Council approved the first reading of an ordinance that would increase compensation for council members and the mayor during its April 28 meeting with a 4-2 vote. more »

Apr 29, 2015 10:35 AM Georgetown

Portion of I-35 main lanes in Georgetown to close overnight April 19

Construction work on the southbound to northbound turnaround bridge at Leander Road and I-35 will reduce traffic on the I-35 main lanes from three lanes to one lane from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. on April 19. more »

Apr 17, 2015 4:01 PM Georgetown

West Majestic Oak Lane connection to Sun City could be closed in July

A plan approved by Georgetown City Council would temporarily close the connection once Rocky Hollow Creek Drive is opened to traffic, which is anticipated by developers to be connected to CR 245 by the end of July. more »

Apr 17, 2015 10:56 AM Georgetown 4 Comments

Georgetown City Council approves pay increase for council members, mayor

The council approved a plan to increase the council compensation to $800 a month and the mayor’s compensation to $1,100 a month at its April 14 meeting. more »

Apr 15, 2015 1:55 PM Georgetown 3 Comments

Bass Pro Shop moves closer to June opening

The Bass Pro Shop and Outdoor World in north Round Rock is headed toward its June opening and company officials are working to get every fish, mural, and synthetic blade of grass in order before the public walks through the doors. more »

Apr 8, 2015 2:51 PM Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

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