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Take Back Drug Day Oct. 28

  • 10/28/2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Author: Connie Watson
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Take Back Drug Day Oct. 28

To prevent opioid abuse and accidental overdose, on October 28, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to dispose of controlled and over-the-counter expired and unused prescription drugs. It’s free, safe and convenient. Drive-in, drop-off, no questions asked at several locations throughout Williamson County including the Williamson County Sheriff's Office, 508 Rock Street, Georgetown.

Tax Statements to be Mailed the Week of October 16, 2017

  • 16 October 2017
  • Author: Connie Watson
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Tax Statements to be Mailed the Week of October 16, 2017
Property Tax statements will be mailed the week of October 16, 2017, according to Williamson County Tax Assessor/Collector Larry Gaddes. The County Tax Assessor/Collector's Office sends out tax bills on behalf of over 100 taxing entities in Williamson County.  If your taxes are escrowed, the statement will be mailed to your lender. Taxes may be paid by mail, online at www.wilco.org/propertytax/ or in person at any of the four tax office locations in Williamson County. Click this article to watch a video on what is included in your county tax bill.

Early Voting Begins Oct. 23 for Nov. 7 Election

  • 10 October 2017
  • Author: Connie Watson
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Early Voting Begins Oct. 23 for Nov. 7 Election
Early voting for the November 7, 2017, Joint General and Special Elections begins on Monday, October 23.  Early voting is from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. from October 23 through November 1 and from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. November 2 and 3. There is no voting on Sunday. During early voting, registered voters are allowed to vote at any polling location in Williamson County. The early voting schedule along with dates and times for the county's locations is posted below and on the County Elections website at www.wilco.org/elections.  

Text to 9-1-1 Available in Williamson County

  • 4 October 2017
  • Author: Connie Watson
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Text to 9-1-1 Available in Williamson County
The Capital Area Council of Governments has deployed Text to 9-1-1 service region wide after successfully testing that the region’s 31 public safety answering points (PSAPs), or 9-1-1 call centers, can reliably receive and respond to SMS text messages. The service is now activated on the four major cellphone service providers —Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility, Sprint, and T-Mobile — in Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, Llano, Travis and Williamson counties.

West Nile Identified in Mosquito Trap Sample

  • 3 October 2017
  • Author: Connie Watson
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West Nile Identified in Mosquito Trap Sample
The Williamson County and Cities Health District has confirmed the West Nile Virus in a mosquito trap sample located in Cedar Park. This testing is part of the City of Cedar Park’s proactive participation in the Williamson County and Cities Health District’s mosquito management program.  The positive test was indicated in a lab result from the Texas Department of State Health Services lab in Austin.  There are currently no reported human cases of West Nile Virus in Cedar Park.  Williamson County has seen no reported human cases since last fall.  
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