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Williamson County Sheriff's Office Hosts Trunk or Treat on Oct. 30
  • 27 October 2021
  • Author: Connie Odom
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Williamson County Sheriff's Office Hosts Trunk or Treat on Oct. 30

The Williamson County Sheriff's Office is hosting Trunk or Treat, a safe, family Halloween event on Saturday, Oct. 30, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join us at the Sheriff's Office, 508 S. Rock St., in Georgetown. The event provides a safe location for kids to trunk or treat and enjoy decorated vehicles, candy and costumes. All proceeds will benefit the Williamson County Sheriff's Office Brown Santa program. View the event flyer

Early voting runs Oct. 18 through Oct. 29 for the Nov. 2 Election
  • 13 October 2021
  • Author: Connie Odom
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Early voting runs Oct. 18 through Oct. 29 for the Nov. 2 Election

Early voting for the Nov. 2 election starts Monday, Oct. 18, and runs through Friday, Oct. 29. Early voting locations and sample ballots can be found on the Elections website. Make sure you have valid ID by reviewing the list from the Texas Secretary of State

Williamson County Commissioners Court Approves Chapter 381 Agreement to Bring Samsung to Taylor, Texas
  • 9 September 2021
  • Author: Connie Odom
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Williamson County Commissioners Court Approves Chapter 381 Agreement to Bring Samsung to Taylor, Texas

In a joint meeting with the City of Taylor, the Williamson County Commissioners Court approved a resolution, a Chapter 381 performance-based agreement and a development agreement as an incentive package for Samsung Austin Semiconductor, LLC, to build its newest semiconductor plant in Taylor, Texas. Since January, Williamson County has been in consideration as the possible location of Samsung’s future expansion in the United States, a $17 billion investment. For copies of the agreements and more, click here. 

Commissioners Court Approves Budget and Sets Tax Rate

Commissioners Court Approves Budget and Sets Tax Rate

  • 31 August 2021
  • Author: Connie Odom
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Commissioners Court Approves Budget and Sets Tax Rate

The Williamson County Commissioners Court unanimously approved the total county budget of $453,177,654.23. The total county budget is comprised of the General Fund, Road and Bridge Fund and Debt Service Fund. The Commissioners Court also adopted a total tax rate for tax year 2021 of $0.440846. That rate is less than the county’s current total tax rate of $0.458719. ”With this tax rate and property tax exemptions, the average county homestead tax bill will decrease by $14,” said Larry Gaddes, Williamson County Tax Assessor/Collector. 

WilCo Moves to WCCHD Red Phase of COVID-19 Transmission
  • 20 July 2021
  • Author: Connie Odom
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WilCo Moves to WCCHD Red Phase of COVID-19 Transmission

Williamson County has met the criteria to increase to COVID-19 Red Phase. The criteria set by the Williamson County and Cities Health District (WCCHD) was reached on July 17. 
The TSA Region O hospitalization has also increased daily in the past week, which is the second criteria for moving up a phase. Hospitalization rate remains fairly low at 4.65% but has more than doubled in the past fourteen days. Age ranges with the most cases are those 18-30 years, followed by those 31-50 years. For more information on COVID-19 please visit www.wcchd.org/COVID-19 or www.wilco.org/coronavirus

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