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Fill Out the Census and Get a Free Snow Cone!

23 September 2020

Fill Out the Census and Get a Free Snow Cone!

Williamson County Census Committee Hosts Census Events

The 2020 US Census ends on September 30. Williamson County’s Census Complete Count Committee (CCC) is hosting two events in low response census tracts to encourage residents to complete the census on the final weekend of the census count.

Governor Abbott and County Judge Issue New Orders

Governor Abbott and County Judge Issue New Orders 18 September 2020

Governor Abbott and County Judge Issue New Orders

On September 17, 2020, Governor Abbott issued Executive Orders expanding occupancy levels at 75% for restaurants, retail stores, office buildings, manufacturing facilities, gyms and exercise facilities and classes, museums, and libraries, and re-authorizing elective surgeries for a majority of the state of Texas beginning September 21. Read Executive Order 30 here. In coordination with Governor Abbott's order, County Judge Bill Gravell has signed a new order effective Friday, September 18. This order continues to permit Williamson County residents to have outdoor gatherings in excess of 10 people in the unincorporated areas of Williamson County provided the gatherings otherwise comply with Governor Greg Abbott’s new Executive Order GA-30. A copy of the order can be found here. This order also follows Governor Abbott’s Executive Order requiring all Texans to wear a face-covering over nose and mouth in public spaces.

Important Election Dates

Important Election Dates 18 September 2020

Important Election Dates

With National Voter Registration Day around the corner, on September 22, the Williamson County Elections Department is using this time to remind residents to register for the November elections. Residents interested in voting need to register by Monday, October 5.

Williamson County to Host Free COVID-19 Testing in Hutto

Williamson County to Host Free COVID-19 Testing in Hutto 17 September 2020

Williamson County to Host Free COVID-19 Testing in Hutto

Williamson County Office of Emergency Management in partnership with the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) and in coordination with Hutto Fire Rescue/Emergency Services District 3 will be hosting free COVID-19 testing from Tuesday, September 22, through Thursday, September 24.   

 Testing will be conducted at the Hutto Fire Rescue Station located at 501 Exchange Boulevard in Hutto. It will begin at 10 a.m., and it will close by 2:00 p.m. or until supplies last.    

Williamson County Awarded Additional CDBG CARES Act Funds

15 September 2020

Williamson County Awarded Additional CDBG CARES Act Funds

Williamson County has been awarded an additional $1,343,984 in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding. This is from the third tranche of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to help prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19. Williamson County received approximately $939,000 in the first round of CDBG CARES Act funding.

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