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WarnCentralTexas.org serves as a public portal for residents to register for our Regional Notification System (RNS) and learn about other ways their local communities distribute information in times of emergencies. WarnCentralTexas.org also is being developed as a regional preparedness resource so residents in the ten-county CAPCOG region can find useful information about how they can prepare themselves for emergencies and disasters.

During a disaster, please stay tuned to local radio or television stations for up to date information regarding appropriate safety measures. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to learn about preparedness and what the Office of Emergency Management is doing.

The Williamson County Office of Emergency Management establishes a network of support, through sustainable funding, that educates and empowers community partners and coordinates resources for all-hazards management.

It is our vision to maintain a trustworthy reputation as leaders in emergency management by innovating and developing best practices to achieve a more resilient Williamson County. Williamson County Office of Emergency Management will continue to provide a positive and supportive environment driven by continuous improvement, quality, and collaboration with our community partners.







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County Judge Lifts Burn Ban December 30

  • 30 December 2020
  • Author: Connie Odom
  • Number of views: 2579
County Judge Lifts Burn Ban December 30

Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell has lifted the burn ban for unincorporated areas of Williamson County effective at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, terminating the outdoor burning ban prior to its 90-day expiration period. A copy of the termination order can be found here. 

Williamson County EMS Field Staff Receive COVID-19 Vaccinations

Front line paramedics with Williamson County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) are receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Williamson County EMS field staff, who are among the first to respond to emergency calls in our community, have two different entities they can count on to get vaccinated. Williamson County partnered with Family Hospital Systems to vaccinate the County’s EMS personnel in order to protect them from getting infected with the virus while providing essential life-saving services for county residents. In addition, the Williamson County and Cities Health District also is conducting vaccinations for people currently eligible to receive it. 

Free Christmas Tree Recycling Offered at Williamson County Landfill

  • 27 December 2020
  • Author: Lauren Gammon
  • Number of views: 2257
Free Christmas Tree Recycling Offered at Williamson County Landfill

Starting December 26, Williamson County residents can dispose of their Christmas trees for free by dropping them off at the Williamson County Landfill, located at 600 Landfill Road in Hutto. The landfill is open Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon. The landfill is closed on Sundays and will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. For more information please call (512) 759-8881.

County Office Holiday Closures

  • 18 December 2020
  • Author: Connie Odom
  • Number of views: 3289
County Office Holiday Closures

Williamson County offices will be closed on Thursday, December 24, Friday, December 25, and the following week on Thursday, December 31, and Friday, January 1, due to the holidays. The public is encouraged to visit the County website www.wilco.org for updated information on each department and their hours of operation. It is also highly recommended that residents consider utilizing the online services that are being offered in each department to help reduce in-person contact and possible exposure to COVID-19. There will be no Commissioners Court meeting on Tuesday, December 29, or Tuesday, January 5. However, a Special Session of the Williamson County Commissioners Court will be held on January 1, 2021, following the Elected Official Induction Ceremony in the Commissioners Courtroom on the second floor of the historic courthouse, located at 710 S. Main Street, in Georgetown.

Williamson County Fire Marshal’s Office Offers Fireworks Safety Tips Ahead of the Holidays

Williamson County Fire Marshal’s Office Offers Fireworks Safety Tips Ahead of the Holidays

The holiday spirit may inspire some residents to light-up the night sky with fireworks on New Year’s Eve; however, most jurisdictions have city ordinances prohibiting the use of fireworks within or near the city limits. Residents can check the interactive county map with the fireworks free buffer zone area to find out where fireworks are allowed by visiting https://gis.wilco.org/maps/?viewer=countymap


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