Citizen Survey 2016

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.

Citizen-Survey-2016-Report

Capital Improvement Plan

The City of Georgetown annually updates and adopts a five-year Capital Improvements Plan (CIP) Schedule as part of the operating budget adoption process. Needed capital improvements are identified through system models, repair and maintenance records, and growth. The City uses a team approach to prioritizing capital improvement projects, whereby City staff from all operational areas provide input and ideas relating to each project and its effect on operations.

Please see the attached drafts.  If you have any comments about these or other CIP subjects, please contact Wesley Wright, 512-931-7672.

Georgetown Utility Systems 2016
Transportation 2016

Downtown Parking Study 2015

The City of Georgetown is in the process of compiling a downtown parking study 1) to provide recommendations on short and medium term management solutions to identified parking issues and 2) to develop recommendations on preliminary design concepts for structured parking. The study (preliminary results, attached below) includes the results of an online survey as well as the identification of existing assets and potential future parking sites in the downtown area.

Parking Study Presentation

 

 

City Annual Report

The City of Georgetown Annual Report, A Blooming City, covers projects, initiatives, and financial information for the fiscal year that spanned October 1, 2016, through September 30, 2017.

Georgetown Annual Report 2017 A Blooming City

The City of Georgetown Annual Report, America’s Fastest Growing City, covers projects, initiatives, and financial information for the fiscal year that spanned October 1, 2015, through September 30, 2016.

Georgetown Annual Report 2016 America’s Fastest Growing City

The City of Georgetown Annual Report, The Power of Innovation, covers projects, initiatives, and financial information for the fiscal year that spanned October 1, 2014, through September 30, 2015.

Georgetown Annual Report 2015 The Power of Innovation

The City of Georgetown Annual Report, Shaping the Future, covers projects, initiatives, and financial information for the fiscal year that spanned October 1, 2013, through September 30, 2014.

Georgetown Annual Report 13-14 Shaping Our Future

The City of Georgetown Annual Report includes projects, initiatives, and financial information for the 2012 – 2013 fiscal year that spanned October 1, 2012, through September 30, 2013. The report covers the five focus areas that define the strategic goal of a City of Excellence. A final section includes financial information about the City of Georgetown.

City of Georgetown Annual Report 2012-2013

State of the City 2014

Attached below is a State of the City presentation and a handout to the Downtown Rotary club on February 28, 2014 by City Manager Paul Brandenburg.

The State of the City address includes updates on the five key City of Excellence themes of Economic Development, Public Safety, Signature Destination, Utilities, and Transportation, as well as data about Georgetown’s growth.

State of the City – Rotary 2014

Rotary Presentation Then and Now

 

Citizen Survey 2012 – 2013

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.

Citizen Survey 2012 Final Report

 

Georgetown Aging Initiative Survey Summary Report

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.

Georgetown Aging Initiative Survey Report Final

Georgetown Aging Initiative Taskforces 11-1-12

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.