Williamson County HIstoric Courthouse
Public Information Office

710 S. Main Street, Suite 101
Georgetown, TX 78626
Main Line: 512-943-1663
Fax: 512-943-1662
Media Line: 512-943-1122
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Connie Odom
Public Affairs Manager
Phone: (512) 943-1663
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Yvonne Ramirez
Communications Specialist
Phone: (512) 943-1615
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The mission of Public Affairs is to inform and educate by providing accurate, timely and consistent information through the most effective channels and encouraging engagement with all our stakeholders. Our stakeholders include current and future residents, employees, media, companies, taxpayers, other governmental entities and the general public. Our vision is to connect the Williamson County community. 

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Williamson County Allocates $1.46 Million in CDBG Funds; Public Comment Open Until July 31 2 July 2019

Williamson County Allocates $1.46 Million in CDBG Funds; Public Comment Open Until July 31

The Williamson County Commissioners Court approved a recommended allocation of $1,467,836 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding in the county’s 2019 Annual Action Plan. Funds are intended to primarily benefit low- to moderate-income persons in Williamson County. The public now is invited to review and comment on the county’s 2019-2023 Consolidated Plan, the 2019 Annual Action Plan and the updated Citizen Participation Plan from July 1 to July 31, 2019.  Plans are available to review on the website at http://www.wilco.org/cdbg  and at the city halls for the cities of Cedar Park, Coupland, Georgetown, Granger, Hutto, Jarrell, Leander, Liberty Hill, Taylor and Weir. Written comments must be received by July 31, 2019. In addition, a public hearing regarding the Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan will be held by the Williamson County CDBG office on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. at the Williamson County Courthouse located at 710 Main Street, Georgetown, TX 78626. Please use the 8th Street entrance.

Fireworks Safety Tips from Williamson County’s Fire Marshal's Office 25 June 2019

Fireworks Safety Tips from Williamson County’s Fire Marshal's Office

With the Fourth of July right around the corner, many people are asking where consumer fireworks can legally be used in Williamson County. Most jurisdictions have city ordinances prohibiting the use of fireworks within or near the city limits. If you are unsure of the ordinances, it is always safer to check with the city or local fire department prior to the purchase or discharge of fireworks. To check an interactive county map with the fireworks free buffer zone area, go to this link: https://gis.wilco.org/maps/?viewer=countymap.

County Offices Closed for July 4th Holiday 21 June 2019

County Offices Closed for July 4th Holiday

Williamson County offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, in observance of the July 4th Independence Day holiday.  In addition, the Commissioners Court will not meet on Tuesday, July 2, and will resume their regular schedule on Tuesday, July 9, at 9:30 a.m. in the Commissioners Courtroom on the second floor of the historic courthouse, 710 S. Main Street, in Georgetown. The Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter (WCRAS), 1855 S.E. Inner Loop in Georgetown, will be open from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. and will have a $4 adoption special for adult dogs and cats from June 29 to July 7. Justice of the Peace offices in Precinct 1 and 4 will open with limited staff on July 5. Click this story for more details. 

Open House for Southeast Loop Study June 24 19 June 2019

Open House for Southeast Loop Study June 24

Williamson County is conducting a study to consider connections for east/west travel between SH 130 and FM 3349 and north/south travel to US 79 called the Southeast Loop Study. An open house on the Southeast Loop Study was held on Monday, June 24, 2019. The purpose of this meeting was to share a preferred route concept and gather public feedback. Materials from the meeting are available online at www.wilco.org/seloop.Comments are welcome at any time, but must be shared at the meeting or sent via email/mail by July 9, 2019 to be included in the meeting report. 


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