Downtown parking garage, Fire Station No. 7 and more Georgetown projects on hold; others to proceed as planned

The operation of the new Fire Station No. 7 at 2711 E. University Ave., Georgetown, is on hold. (Courtesy city of Georgetown)
The operation of the new Fire Station No. 7 at 2711 E. University Ave., Georgetown, is on hold. (Courtesy city of Georgetown)

The operation of the new Fire Station No. 7 at 2711 E. University Ave., Georgetown, is on hold. (Courtesy city of Georgetown)

Due to the emergency responses required and the economic impacts of the coronavirus, Georgetown city staff evaluated upcoming projects and initiatives to prioritize projects that need to continue and projects that can be postponed until the emergency situation diminishes, City Manager David Morgan reported to City Council at the April 28 workshop.



Projects on hold include:




  • downtown parking study/parking garage

  • citizen satisfaction survey

  • employee engagement and enablement survey

  • parks and recreation and convention and visitors bureau summer programming

  • historic design guidelines public engagement

  • downtown trash rate study

  • transportation impact fee study

  • mobility bond

  • operation of Fire Station No. 7

  • Tennis Center Pool demolition

  • Lyft pilot contract/rideshare

  • second laptop purchase

  • parks and recreation open space master plan



Projects to proceed include:




  • water rate study

  • budget and business planning

  • electric fund work plan

  • transfer station design

  • road and utility capital improvement projects

  • streets and stormwater maintenance plan

  • Georgetown Municipal Complex lobby remodel

  • rec center and natatorium heating, ventilation and air conditioning

  • Village Public Improvement District and Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant trail improvements

  • operation of Fire Station No. 6

  • transit service review

  • communications strategic plan

  • long-range water planning

  • water conservation engagement enforcement initiative

  • fiber asset allocation

  • Texas Department of Transportation fiscal year 2021 signal takeover

  • unified development code amendments