Georgetown city staff hosted a public meeting July 15 to gather input on the city’s Downtown West plan that would relocate some city offices into a civic center near the Georgetown Public Library.

City Council approved a contract with Lawrence Group Architects for architecture and engineering services related to the Downtown West plan during its June 9 meeting.

The first phase of the plan would redevelop the former library building at 808 Martin Luther King Jr. Street and the Georgetown Communication and Technology Building at 510 W. Ninth St. to serve as city hall and the city’s municipal court building respectively, Deputy City Manager Laurie Brewer said.

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Williamson County Commissioners Court divided up $100 million in bond funds to various road projects throughout the county during its meeting July 14.

The funds make up the second set of the $275 million in road bonds approved by voters in November 2013. In the election, voters also approved $40 million in bonds for parks and recreation.

In the first phase of the 2013 bond, county leaders allocated $102.6 to road improvement projects throughout the county. Commissioners approved the first phase of the projects June 3, 2014.

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