Residential property values climb in Georgetown, WilCo

Residential property values climb in Georgetown, WilCo

Most homeowners in Georgetown found their property value increased in 2013, according to data released by the Williamson Central Appraisal District.

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Georgetown City Council begins budget discussions

Georgetown City Council held two workshop meetings July 14 and 15 to discuss the proposed fiscal year 2014–15 budget. Council members discussed possible changes and budget policy during those meetings. A third budget workshop will be July 22. more »

Jul 18, 2014 Georgetown (1 Comments)

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Analysis: Red Poppy Festival economic impact more than $2.5 million

In June, Georgetown city staff received the results of an economic impact analysis on the 2014 Red Poppy Festival, which estimate 45,000 people attended the event, including more than 23,000 out-of-town visitors who spent more than $2.5 million. more »

Jul 16, 2014 Georgetown

The new Baylor Scott & White Health Clinic—Georgetown Central, which opens July 28, features two treatment rooms that will be used for minor procedures under local anesthetic such as vasectomies as well as to treat skin cancers, minor fractures and lacerations.

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Scott & White Healthcare's Georgetown Central Clinic to open July 28

Scott & White Healthcare will open its new Georgetown Central Clinic, located at 1507 Rivery Blvd., with 18 exam rooms and two treatment rooms as well as on-site X-ray and laboratory services. more »

Jul 14, 2014 Georgetown

The Friendly Will Baptist Church demolition led City Council to approve a review of city processes and codes related to historic properties, said City Councilman John Hesser.

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City staff begins re-evaluation of historic commission’s processes

When the Friendly Will Baptist Church congregation sought to demolish its aging church structure and construct a larger building on the same site, they thought all it would take was a permit from the city. However, prior to beginning the demolition p more »

Jul 9, 2014 Georgetown

Williamson County commissioners voted June 24 to reallocate $100,000 in grant funding to Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County to purchase lots in Georgetown for future homesites.

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WilCo prioritizes affordable housing

Williamson County commissioners voted June 3 to make access to affordable housing a high priority, a step which allows organizations such as Habitat for Humanity to receive funding from the county’s Community Development Block Grant. more »

Jul 9, 2014 Georgetown

Outdoor kennels at the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter were built after the facility was opened in 2007 to help deal with overcrowding, Services Director Cheryl Schneider said.

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Leaders weighing shelter expansion

The Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter is working to find a solution to its biggest problem—limited space—which employees agree is long overdue, Services Director Cheryl Schneider said. more »

Jul 9, 2014 Georgetown

Real Estate Report

Central Texas and the city of Georgetown has been experiencing a near-historic boom in home sales in the past few years. more »

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Georgetown ISD trustees OK budget

The Georgetown ISD board of trustees approved the district’s fiscal year 2015 budget, which includes a 1.25 percent pay increase for all staff members. more »

Jul 9, 2014 Georgetown

Council OKs funding for Head Start center kitchen renovations

With a 6-1 vote City Council approved a request from Williamson Burnet County Opportunities at its June 10 meeting for $40,000 to help renovate the kitchen at the Mary Bailey Head Start Center, which is owned by the city. more »

Jul 9, 2014 Georgetown

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Georgetown celebrates opening of redesigned Creative Playscape

The city of Georgetown celebrated the grand opening of the new Creative Playscape outside of the Georgetown Recreation Center on July 2. more »

Jul 8, 2014 Georgetown

Chikungunya virus found in Williamson County resident

Health officials have confirmed the first case in Texas of the viral disease chikungunya in a Williamson County resident, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services. more »

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Sertoma Club of Georgetown hosts annual Fourth of July Celebration

The Sertoma Club of Georgetown is getting ready for its annual fireworks show and Fourth of July celebration. more »

Jul 3, 2014 Georgetown (1 Comments)

WilCo elected officials get salary increases

Williamson County commissioners voted on the salaries for elected officials in the 2014–15 fiscal year. more »

Jul 8, 2014 Georgetown (2 Comments)

City of Georgetown could get more parking on county land

Williamson County commissioners are debating an interlocal agreement item that would allow the city of Georgetown to use county land for additional parking space. more »

Jul 1, 2014 Georgetown

City Council strikes language in fireworks ordinance prohibiting possession

Georgetown City Council approved changes to the city’s fireworks ordinance at its June 24 meeting that will allow residents to possess fireworks. more »

Jul 1, 2014 Georgetown

Georgetown ISD board selects new leaders

Georgetown ISD chose a new superintendent as well as board officers for the upcoming year. more »

Jun 30, 2014 Georgetown

More than 116 acres behind Woodlake subdivision on Williams Drive rezoned for residential development

Georgetown City Council voted 6-1 to approve rezoning more than 116 acres behind Ford Elementary School and the Woodlake subdivision near Williams and Wildwood drives for a proposed 299-lot residential development. more »

Jun 26, 2014 Georgetown

Portion of Hwy. 195 renamed Patterson Avenue

Williamson County Commissioners approved renaming Hwy. 195 to Patterson Avenue between Georgetown and Florence on June 17. more »

Jun 18, 2014 Georgetown (1 Comments)

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