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Sun City plans will add 2,400 new residences

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Sun City plans will add 2,400 new residences

Georgetown’s largest development is expected to grow even larger starting in 2015.

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Williamson County, DPS move forward with crime testing agreement

Williamson County commissioners approved an agreement with the Texas Department of Public Safety to speed up felony and misdemeanor controlled substance and blood alcohol evidence testing. more »

Oct 30, 2014 Georgetown

Georgetown City Council postpones creation of transportation zone

City Council voted Oct. 28 to postpone approval of an interlocal agreement for the Lone Star Rail District's proposed passenger rail system and the creation of a transportation infrastructure zone, or TIZ. more »

Oct 29, 2014 Georgetown 1 Comments

Judge retires after 37 years of service

Williamson County commissioners bid farewell to 26th District Court Judge Billy Ray Stubblefield at their regular meeting Oct. 21. more »

Oct 22, 2014 Georgetown 1 Comments

Council defers West Majestic Oak Lane emergency gate decision

Georgetown City Council voted to defer making a decision at its Oct. 14 meeting to install an emergency gate on West Majestic Oak Lane between Sun City and the Woodland Park neighborhood. more »

Oct 15, 2014 Georgetown

UPDATED: Judge strikes down state's voter ID law; law still in effect for Nov. 4 election

U.S. District Court Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos ruled Oct. 9 that the state’s voter identification law is unconstitutional. However, the Fifth Circuit Court ruled Oct. 14 that the state's voter ID law would remain in effect for the Nov. 4 election. more »

Oct 10, 2014 Austin Metro

Williamson County may see faster evidence testing

Williamson County commissioners are working out the details for an interlocal agreement with the Texas Department of Public Safety to speed up felony and misdemeanor controlled substance and blood alcohol evidence testing. more »

Oct 8, 2014 Georgetown

Voters to decide fate of city’s quarter-cent sales tax for street maintenance

With 635 lane miles of streets within the Georgetown city limits to maintain, the city relies upon a dedicated quarter-cent sales tax to help fund street maintenance. more »

Oct 8, 2014 Georgetown

Area homeless youth services expand

The Nest, a branch of The Georgetown Project that assists teens who are either homeless or living in transition, is rebranding itself a year after opening its Host Home. more »

Oct 8, 2014 Georgetown

Proposed commercial center planned for Lakeway Drive, Airport Road area

Georgetown developer Randy Mongold is working on a project that could bring more than 900,000 square feet of commercial development to the northwest corner of Lakeway Drive and I-35. more »

Oct 8, 2014 Georgetown 2 Comments

Airport fuel prices to undergo review

With a budget shortfall of more than $200,000 projected for the airport’s 2015–16 fiscal year budget, city staff members are working to identify ways to increase revenue at the Georgetown Municipal Airport. more »

Oct 8, 2014 Georgetown

WilCo restructures off-duty officers’ payroll agreements

Off-duty officers working within Williamson County municipal utility districts, or MUDs, saw changes to their enforcement services agreements beginning Oct. 1. more »

Oct 8, 2014 Georgetown

City Council approves up to $250,000 for life-science company

DisperSol Technologies, a pharmaceutical development company based at the Texas Life-sciences Collaboration Center, will receive $5,000 for every job it creates in the next five years up to $250,000. more »

Oct 8, 2014 Georgetown

County, city approve property tax rates

Williamson County commissioners approved the county’s 2014–15 fiscal year property tax rate of $0.486529 per $100 property valuation at their Sept. 9 meeting. more »

Oct 8, 2014 Georgetown

City Council gives consent for MUD creation

City Council members approved a consent agreement for the creation of an in-city municipal utility district, or MUD, to be located at Sam Houston Avenue and Rockride Lane. more »

Oct 8, 2014 Georgetown

Georgetown Public Library closes until Oct. 10 for inventory

No materials will be due during this time; however, the drive-thru book drop is open. Individuals may renew materials online, according to a news release from the city. Staff will not answer phones while the library is closed. more »

Oct 7, 2014 Georgetown

Voter registration deadline is Oct. 6

Today is the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 4 elections. more »

Oct 6, 2014 Georgetown

Georgetown ISD deputy superintendent to retire

Georgetown ISD’s Deputy Superintendent Brenda Albright has announced her retirement effective in December. more »

Sep 24, 2014 Georgetown

Woodland Park neighborhood residents demand city close connector road to Sun City

Residents of Woodland Park filled the Georgetown City Council chambers Sept. 23 to request the city close the West Majestic Oak Lane connection from their neighborhood into Sun City and only allow emergency vehicles to access the road segment. more »

Sep 24, 2014 Georgetown

Police department pursues space-sharing agreement with Texas Attorney General's Office

When the Public Safety Operations and Training Center opens in December the Texas Attorney General's Office Internet Crimes Against Children task force could be sharing space with the Georgetown Police Department in the facility. more »

Sep 19, 2014 Georgetown 1 Comments

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