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No More Waiting: Vaccine Providers Move to Direct Scheduling as County Closes Waitlist

  • 15 April 2021
  • Author: Lauren Gammon
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No More Waiting: Vaccine Providers Move to Direct Scheduling as County Closes Waitlist

Williamson County will no longer be accepting names on its COVID-19 vaccine waitlist starting Friday, April 16, at 5 p.m. The County will send the names of people remaining on its waitlist to their mass vaccine provider Curative to schedule their vaccination through early next week. After that, residents wishing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine will schedule directly with the provider of their choice. Sign up for the county waitlist here: https://www.wilco.org/coronavirus

Williamson County Extends the Due Date to Apply for Small Business Grant

  • 15 April 2021
  • Author: Lauren Gammon
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Williamson County Extends the Due Date to Apply for Small Business Grant

In Williamson County, as of April 14, 166 applications were received for COVID-19 relief money through the Wilco Forward Phase 2 program, with 144 applications approved for a total of $979,000 distributed. Of the remaining 22 applications not yet approved, 8 are in progress and 14 were denied. In an effort to encourage more businesses to apply for a Wilco Forward grant, the application deadline has been extended to April 30, 2021. The Wilco Forward program is financed with CARES Act funds and offers financial assistance to food services such as restaurants, food trucks and caterers, bars, and hotels/motels that were financially impacted due to closures and occupancy restrictions due to COVID-19. In Wilco Forward Phase 2, a business can receive up to $500 per employee with a maximum amount of $10,000 if eligible. Businesses will need to provide documentation that they are eligible for the program and have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit the Wilco Forward Phase 2 signup page for more information and to apply.
 

Williamson County Tax Office Closure Schedule for April

  • 13 April 2021
  • Author: Lauren Gammon
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Williamson County Tax Office Closure Schedule for April
The Williamson County Tax Assessor-Collector’s offices will be closed for staff training from April 20 to April 22, on a rotating schedule. While one office is closed, other office locations will be open during regular business hours. The office closure schedule is as follows:

•Tuesday, April 20 - Round Rock Tax Office, 1801 E. Old Settlers Blvd.
•Wednesday, April 21 - Georgetown Tax Office, 904 S. Main Street
•Thursday, April 22 - Cedar Park Tax Office, 350 Discovery Blvd., and Taylor Tax Office, 412 Vance Street

National Crime Victims' Rights Week April 18-24

  • 13 April 2021
  • Author: Connie Odom
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National Crime Victims' Rights Week April 18-24

The Commissioners Court recognized April 18-24 as Crime Victims’ Rights Week which provides an opportunity to recommit to ensuring that accessible, appropriate, and trauma-informed services are offered to all victims of crime. This year’s theme is Support Victims. Build Trust, Engage Communities. to emphasize the importance of leveraging community support to help victims of crime. In commemoration of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, the Williamson County Attorney’s Office is hosting a collection drive to raise awareness about crime victims’ issues and rights and introduce the community to the important resources and services available. To learn more, click here.

Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Event April 24 in Leander

  • 16 March 2021
  • Author: Connie Odom
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Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Event April 24 in Leander

Williamson County, Waste Management and the City of Leander are hosting a Household Hazardous Waste Cleanup Event on Saturday, April 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Leander Public Works, 607 Municipal Drive. The event is open only to residents of Williamson County. Click here to read what you can and cannot bring. When you arrive, remember to stay in your vehicle with the windows up and let volunteers unload your car. You can only go through the line once. No contractor or business waste will be accepted. For more information, call, 512-759-8881, option 4. 

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