In summer 2018, 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 by mail and via an online poll and included 469 mailed responses and 873 online 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.
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.
In 2013, the City was awarded a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to prepare a multi-hazard mitigation plan, to assess all potential natural disasters and to identify mitigation actions to address each risk.
This plan was adopted by the City Council on November 25, 2014 and approved by FEMA on January 5, 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.
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.
The City of Georgetown Annual Report, Awards Season!, covers projects, initiatives, and financial information for the fiscal year that spanned October 1, 2017, through September 30, 2018.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In 2012, the City contracted with CH2M Hill Engineers to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the Georgetown Municipal Airport. The Georgetown Airport Business Analysis report completed in 2013 addressed a wide range of issues including fuel costs, hangar rents, land leases, maintenance, management, marketing, and business development opportunities. The report provided recommendations for the financial sustainability of the Airport. It was presented at a City Council workshop on August 27, 2013.
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.