The City of Georgetown’s Main Street Program has been designated as an accredited Main Street America program for meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center. Each year, the National Main Street Center and its coordinating program partners announce the list of accredited Main Street America programs
Downtown retail and development will be the focus of the next Breakfast Bites Wednesday, June 14. The quarterly event is sponsored by the Georgetown Economic Development Department and features current downtown topics and trends. Jason Claunch, principal and CEO of Catalyst, will present on the retail merchandising strategy for downtown.
The Georgetown Workforce Development Alliance, which includes the City of Georgetown, Georgetown Chamber of Commerce, and Georgetown Independent School District, was awarded the Texas Economic Development Council’s 2017 Workforce Excellence Award for population 40,001 to 100,000 today. The alliance is a collaborative community effort to align quality education with workforce
Changes to the Unified Development Code that were approved by City Council on February 28, 2017, will take effect on April 1, 2017. After numerous public meetings over the past year, Council approved several amendments to the code. Most of these changes were based on previous updates to the City’s Comprehensive (2030) Plan