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Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Event September 28

  • 4 September 2019
  • Author: Connie Odom
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Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Event September 28

Williamson County is teaming up with Waste Management to hold a free Household Hazardous Waste Clean-Up event at the TSTC Parking Lot, 1600 Innovation Boulevard, in Hutto on Saturday, September 28, from 9 a.m. to noon. This is your chance to bring your household cleaning products, motor oil, paints, and batteries and dispose of them properly. Learn what you can or cannot bring here or by calling 512-759-8881, and pressing Option 4.

September is National Preparedness Month

  • 4 September 2019
  • Author: Lauren Gammon
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September is National Preparedness Month

Our Office of Emergency Management invites everyone to participate in National Preparedness Month, which is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster and emergency planning now and throughout the year. The 2019 theme is "Prepared, Not Scared." Follow Preparing Wilco on Facebook or Twitter (@preparingwilco), or download the WILCO Ready app to get tips on how you can best prepare before a potential disaster strikes. Learn more about our Office of Emergency Management by visiting their webpage.

Commissioners Court Adopts Budget and Lowers Tax Rate

  • 27 August 2019
  • Author: Connie Odom
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Commissioners Court Adopts Budget and Lowers Tax Rate

The Williamson County Commissioners Court adopted their overall budget for FY 2019-2020 of $393,843,886. The budget funds 41 new employees including 15 for public safety which includes EMS, Emergency Services, and Sheriff’s Office both Law Enforcement and Corrections. With River Ranch County Park opening in 2020, the budget also funds six new employees for the Parks and Recreation Department. In addition, there are funds for seven new employees for the Information Technology Department and three employees for Facilities. Also included in the budget is an increase to the Emergency Communications budget for compensation and training. The overall county tax rate for tax year 2019 was reduced to $0.458719 per $100 valuation.

Updated Hours for Justice of the Peace Pct 1 Office

  • 16 August 2019
  • Author: Lauren Gammon
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Updated Hours for Justice of the Peace Pct 1 Office

Beginning Monday, August 19, 2019, the office of the Justice of the Peace for Precinct One, located at 1801 E. Old Settlers Blvd, Ste 100, in Round Rock will be open to the public as follows: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Williamson County 2019 Tax Rate Notice & Public Hearings

  • 7 August 2019
  • Author: Lauren Gammon
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Williamson County 2019 Tax Rate Notice & Public Hearings

The Commissioners Court voted on a proposed TOTAL maximum tax rate for Williamson County and R/FM for tax year 2019 of $0.459029 per $100 valuation, which is the current tax rate. This proposed rate would be the maximum total tax rate that could be adopted at their meeting on August 27. The public is invited to attend upcoming public hearings on the proposed tax rate and will have the opportunity to address the court regarding the proposed tax rate. The public hearings will be held Tuesday, August 13, and Tuesday, August 20, at 10 a.m. at the historic courthouse located at 710 S. Main Street in Georgetown. To view the tax rate notice, click here.

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