Steering committees established for San Jose and Track, Ridge, Grasshopper neighborhoods

Steering committee members will serve as representatives to lead the formation of small area neighborhood plans .(Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper)
Steering committee members will serve as representatives to lead the formation of small area neighborhood plans .(Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper)

Steering committee members will serve as representatives to lead the formation of small area neighborhood plans .(Sally Grace Holtgrieve/Community Impact Newspaper)

Georgetown City Council approved steering committees for two historic neighborhoods during its April 13 meeting.

The committees will focus on the San Jose and Track, Ridge, Grasshopper neighborhoods and serve as representatives who attend meetings with consultants, review proposed policies, serve as plan ambassadors and make plan recommendations to City Council, according to the meeting’s agenda.


The following are the members for the steering committees:

San Jose neighborhood steering committee members are:

  • Beth Akins

  • Linda Barton

  • Christina Calixtro

  • Paola Chairez

  • Miguel Ferguson

  • Marcos Gonzalez

  • Terry Pagan

  • Vern Thomas

  • Jesse Valdez

  • Lorenzo Shorty Valdez

  • Liliana Vargas

  • Rick Vasquez


TRG neighborhood steering committee members are:


  • Carlos Bustillos

  • Norma Clark

  • Gabriel Dominguez

  • Juanita Dominguez

  • Joyce Gadison

  • Chasity Hattley

  • Betty Jo Patterson

  • Ron Swain

  • Paulette Taylor


Applicants were recruited by Georgetown Planning Department staff through outreach in neighborhood meetings, the Georgetown website, flyer distribution and online application, and they were selected to be an accurate reflection of the neighborhood they will serve, Georgetown Planning Director Sofia Nelson said.
By Fernanda Figueroa
Fernanda Figueroa graduated from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication and a second major in political science. Originally from the Rio Grande Valley, Fernanda now covers government and education for the city of Georgetown.


MOST RECENT

District staff will bring a final recommendation to the board by the end of summer. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Georgetown ISD 2022-23 school year calendar in the works

The district set priorities for the calendar during its May 17 meeting.

Photo of shoppers eyeing a table of books
Texas Book Festival announces in-person and online events this fall

The annual festival will have a hybrid model this year after going virtual in 2020.

Raising Cane's sells chicken fingers, chicken sandwiches, crinkle-cut fries, Texas toast and more. (Courtesy Raising Cane's)
Raising Cane's to open 2nd Cedar Park restaurant; Tacodeli coming to Circle C and more Central Texas news

Read the latest business and community news from the Central Texas area.

Here is what you need to know today about COVID-19 in Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)
Positivity rate drops to 3% in Williamson County, plus more COVID-19 news

Here are the most recent coronavirus updates from Williamson County.

Effective June 26, unemployed Texans will no longer be eligible to receive the $300 weekly unemployment supplement from the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation program. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Gov. Greg Abbott announces end-date for Texans to receive federal pandemic-related unemployment benefits

Effective June 26, unemployed Texans will no longer be eligible to receive the $300 weekly unemployment supplement from the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation program.

Photo of an H-E-B store
H-E-B makes curbside services free

Previously, curbside shoppers were charged a $4.95 fee on all orders, but moving forward that fee will be waived on purchases of $35 or more. Orders worth less than $35 will have a $2.95 "small basket surcharge" attached.

Javier Ambler's Law is heading to Gov. Greg Abbott's desk. (ALi Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)


lack man who died in Williamson County Sheriff’s Office custody in 2019. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Javier Ambler's Law moves to Gov. Abbott’s desk

If signed, the law would ban state and local law enforcement from contracting with reality television shows.

Goodfolks plans to open in late July to early August. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
New restaurant coming to Georgetown; new Hutto community to have nearly 1K lots and more top Central Texas news

Read the top business and community news from the past week from Central Texas.

COVID-19 precautions such as a masking requirement remain in place at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. (Courtesy Austin-Bergstrom International Airport)
'Signs of hope' on the horizon at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport after year-plus dip in air travel

Rising passenger counts, new airline operations and an increase in vaccinations could all support the airport's recovery in 2021.

Here are the most recent coronavirus updates from Williamson County. (Community Impact staff)
Williamson County adds 129 new COVID-19 cases between May 10-12

Here are the most recent coronavirus updates from Williamson County.