In the summer of 2016, the Texas State University Center for Research, Public Policy, and Training conducted a survey of Georgetown residents on behalf of the City of Georgetown. The Citizen Survey was conducted my mail and via an online poll and included 506 responses from City of Georgetown residents. The survey included questions about City of Georgetown services, programs, and projects. Below is a report of the survey findings.
Regional water planning provides for the orderly development, management, and conservation of water resources and preparation for and response to drought conditions in order that sufficient water will be available at a reasonable cost to ensure public health, safety, and welfare; further economic development; and protect the agricultural and natural resources of that particular region.
The Brazos G Area, which is comprised of all or portions of 37 counties, is one of the State’s 16 planning regions established by the Texas Water Development Board. Georgetown is in the Brazos G Region. Jim Briggs, general manager of utilities for the City of Georgetown, is a member of the Brazos G Regional Water Planning Group.
The regional water plans are developed on a 5-year cycle, with previous plans developed in 2001, 2006, and 2011. In accordance with legislative and rule requirements, all of the regional water plans must be completed and adopted by November 1, 2015. The TWDB will then compile the 16 plans into the 2017 State Water Plan. The regional water plans will continue to be updated every 5 years.
The Brazos G Regional Water Planning Group (“Brazos G/Region G”) will conduct a public hearing at 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at the Brazos River Authority Office, 4600 Cobbs Drive, Waco, Texas 76710. The purpose of the hearing is to receive oral and/or written comments regarding the content of the Initially Prepared Brazos G Regional Water Management Plan. No action on the Initially Prepared Plan will be taken at this hearing.
To see a copy of the Initially Prepared Plan, go to BrazosGWater.org.
The Wolf Ranch Hillwood project is a proposed 755-acre master-planned development in the City of Georgetown. The project is proposed to include approximately 1,688 single family homes, 388 multifamily units, 336 age‐targeted units and 20.5 acres of commercial land use designed in a deliberate blend. At full build out the project is expected to house over 4,000 residents.
This fact sheet provides more background on the proposed project.
City Manager Paul Brandenburg provided a development report to the City Council on July 2, 2013 with information on projects and business activity in Georgetown. Below is that Development Report.
If you are looking for the City of Georgetown Developer Guide, which is a document that is a how-to for developers, click here.
Every two years, the City of Georgetown conducts a survey of city residents. This survey was conducted in January through February 2013 by the University of Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center. Completed survey responses were received from 986 Georgetown households (647 paper/mail, 339 online). Results of the survey inform the development of city budgets and project plans by the city council and city staff.
The Emergency Medical Information form includes sections for emergency contacts, a primary care physician, medical conditions, and medications. Residents also can attach photos for identification and copies of documents like a living will or DNR directive.
The form is not to be turned in to the police or fire department or EMS, but is for residents to keep in their home to aid first responders in an emergency. Download, fill out, print, and post on your refrigerator or keep one in the glove box in your car.
In 2011, the Georgetown Aging Initiative, representing a coalition of community groups and volunteers, conducted a survey of 1,847 seniors 60 or older living in Georgetown. The survey addressed issues such as transportation, housing, health, social engagement, and information on community resources. Task forces have been established in each of these areas.
Below are links to the Georgetown Aging Initiative Survey Report and the Taskforces.
The survey was conducted with funding by the Georgetown Health Foundation through a contribution to the Chisholm Trail Communities Foundation. The survey also was supported by a federal grant received by Family Eldercare from the Administration on Aging, “Community Innovations for Aging in Place.” Other sponsors included the Georgetown Ministerial Alliance, Sun City Texas Community Association, the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce, and the City of Georgetown.
For more information on the Georgetown Aging Initiative, go to their website at www.agingingtown.com.
The Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas marketing slogan and insignia were created in 2011 by the City of Georgetown, Texas to be used for tourism marketing and promotions. This Trademark Usage Guide provides background on the development of the marketing slogan and insignia, as well as guidance on the use of the Trademark in advertisements or on promotional items or apparel.
A separate Licensing Agreement contract must be executed for non-City organizations or businesses interested in using the Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas insignia in advertisements or on promotional items or apparel. See the Trademark Usage Guide for details on the Licensing Agreement.