City, developer ink deal for Wolf Ranch project

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City, developer ink deal for Wolf Ranch project

In the more than two years Iva Wolf McLachlan has worked on a development deal for 755 acres of her family’s property at Hwy. 29 and I-35, her goal has been to honor the legacy of her father, who began buying the land more than 65 years ago, she said

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Jennifer Erdman, a research associate with Molecular Templates, is one of many biotechnology employees working at companies based at the Texas Life-sciences Collaboration Center.

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TLCC seeks to add high-wage jobs by recruitment of S. Korean companies

Since becoming executive director of the Georgetown-based Texas Life-sciences Collaboration Center, Michael Douglas has been seeking ways to bring high-wage jobs to Georgetown by recruiting biotechnology companies from throughout the nation. more »

Aug 13, 2014 Georgetown

November ballot measure aims to drive road funds

A proposition on the Nov. 4 ballot could help repair the state’s ailing highway system, including Central Texas roads such as I-35. more »

Sep 10, 2014 , Georgetown

City, county approve pay raises

In 2015 the Georgetown Fire Department plans to implement a new fire-based paramedic program that Fire Chief John Sullivan said would help the department adapt and respond to its growing medical call base. more »

Sep 10, 2014 , Georgetown

City begins process to expand downtown district, tax reinvestment zone boundaries

City Council approved a resolution Aug. 26 to allow city staff to begin amendments to the city’s ordinances that would expand the Downtown Overlay District and the downtown tax increment reinvestment zone, or TIRZ. more »

Sep 10, 2014 Georgetown

City plans parking lot for county land

On Aug. 12, Georgetown City Council approved a 10-year interlocal lease agreement with Williamson County for about 1.3 acres of land at the intersection of Eighth and Martin Luther King streets to build a public parking lot. more »

Sep 10, 2014 Georgetown

Council calls special election to reauthorize sales tax for road maintenance and repairs

At its Aug. 26 meeting City Council approved calling a special election Nov. 4 to reauthorize a quarter cent sales tax to be used to pay for municipal street maintenance and repair. more »

Sep 10, 2014 Georgetown

Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park could soon be the home of a pro-quality golf facility capable of hosting PGA Tour events.

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Austin targets PGA-quality golf course

City officials on Sept. 8 advanced efforts to build a PGA-quality golf course at Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park in East Austin where there are 735 acres long earmarked for golf use. more »

Sep 10, 2014 Central Austin (1 Comments)

WilCo Commissioners Court OKs 2014–15 tax rate

On Sept. 9 the Williamson County Commissioners Court approved a 2014–15 total property tax rate of $0.4865 per $100 assessed valuation. more »

Sep 9, 2014 Cedar Park | Leander (2 Comments)

WilCo approves three-party agreement to finance I-35 frontage road constuction

A three-party agreement was approved Sept. 2 by Williamson County Commissioners regarding the I-35 northbound frontage road pass-through financing project. more »

Sep 4, 2014 Georgetown

Georgetown ISD begins design work for fourth middle school campus

On Aug. 18 the GISD board of trustees approved a contract with Huckabee & Associates to develop a design for a proposed fourth middle school, which could be built as soon as fall 2016. more »

Aug 21, 2014 Georgetown (3 Comments)

Williamson County Children's Advocacy Center board selects interim executive director

Kelly Tourere Forister was appointed the interim executive director for the Williamson County Children’s Advocacy Center on Aug. 7 after Brenda Staples resigned from the position. more »

Aug 19, 2014 Georgetown

CAMPO OK’s options for non-Capital Metro cities to access federal transit funds

Cities located in the Austin urbanized area but outside Capital Metro’s service area will now be able to access federal transit dollars designated for transit services in the region. more »

Sep 10, 2014 Austin Metro

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