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Public Notice

Posted on: July 19th, 2021 by nard

Please be advised that SCDOT has plans to do asphalt resurfacing work on the following roads:

  1. Church Street –  From July 15 to July 19
  2. Merriman Road –  From August 2 to August 6

Work schedule may vary due to weather conditions.

For further information, please contact the SCDOT construction office at 843-527-6719

Public Notice

Posted on: July 14th, 2021 by nard

The City of Georgetown announced today that Front Street will continued to be closed from Fraser to Dozier streets through Thursday, July 15, 2021. The Water Utility Department will pump down the Stormwater pond at the Old City Hall pond site to conduct necessary repairs on one of the Stormwater pumps.
Motorist are encouraged to drive safely around this area.

Public Notice

Posted on: July 12th, 2021 by nard

Front Street will be closed from Fraser to Dozier streets beginning Tuesday, July 13, 2021 through Wednesday, July 14, 2021. The Water Utility Department will pump down the Stormwater pond at the Old City Hall pond site to conduct necessary repairs on one of the Stormwater pumps.

Public Hearing Notice

Posted on: July 9th, 2021 by nard

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 6pm in the Municipal Building at 2222 Highmarket Street, Georgetown, SC 29440, The City of Georgetown will hold a public hearing concerning an application to be submitted to South Carolina Department of Commerce, Grants Administration on or about July 30, 2021, for a Community Development Block Grant.  The City of Georgetown is requesting $458,200 to carry out the following activities.

The proposed project is the construction of a large open-air pavilion which will replace the Bobby Alford Center.  The project will consist of asbestos abatement and selective demolition of the old, vacant, Bobbly Alford Center.  The project will include construction of the pavilion which will have restrooms inside the pavilion, barbecue pit pad, masonry chimney, new roofing, new floor, handicap access ramp and parking, lighting inside and outside the pavilion. The proposed pavilion will help the City of Georgetown and its residents prepare for, respond to, and prevent coronavirus by providing an open air environment where residents can safely congregate outdoors and participate in social activities/events. The City will contribute $150,000 in match funds and is requesting $458,200 in CDBG-CV grant funding.  Beneficiaries of the proposed project are the 8,742 residents of the City of Georgetown.

This public hearing and the matters to be discussed are subject to the provisions of the City of Georgetown’s Citizen Participation Plan, developed in anticipation of participation in the State of South Carolina’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, providing for the participation of the citizens of the City of Georgetown in the planning and implementation of community and economic development projects which will involve CDBG funds. The Citizen Participation Plan is available for review at Georgetown City Hall, 1134 N. Fraser St. Georgetown, SC from 9am-5pm.  Persons with questions or comments concerning the public hearing or the Citizen Participation Plan may contact Jessie Walker or Marsha Smith at 843-546-8502.

The City of Georgetown does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, religion, sex, national origin, familial status or disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its federally assisted programs or activities.  Rick Martin, 843-545-4000 has been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements contained in the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s regulations.

Public Notice

Posted on: July 7th, 2021 by nard

The Accommodation & Hospitality Tax Committee Meeting will be held on Thursday July 29, 2021 at 4:00PM.

Public Notice

Posted on: July 7th, 2021 by nard

The City of Georgetown announced today that Front Street will be closed from Fraser to Dozier streets beginning this afternoon. The Water Utility Department will pump down the stormwater pond at the old City Hall pond site in anticipation of a storm event due to tropical storm Elsa. Next week, the contractor is scheduled to replace hydraulic equipment in the pump room and in the pond’s pump in order for Pump #2 to operate as expected.
Motorists are encouraged to drive safely around this area.

New Building & Planning Fees

Posted on: July 2nd, 2021 by mmillwood

Beginning on Thursday, July 1, 2021, the Planning and Community Development Department will start implementation of the new Building & Planning fees outlined in the adopted 2021/2022 budget.  You can download this list of fees below.  Please contact the P&CD department at 843-545-4010 with any questions or concerns.

Building & Planning Fees

PUBLIC NOTICE

Posted on: July 1st, 2021 by nard

The City of Georgetown City Council Special Meeting/Workshop scheduled for Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 4:00pm has been cancelled.

City Hall Reopening

Posted on: June 30th, 2021 by nard

Georgetown, SC, June 30, 2021 – The City of Georgetown announced today that the City’s public buildings, including City Hall and the Police Department/Law Enforcement Center, will reopen to the public July 1, 2021, with pre-Covid office hours, that is from 8:30 AM to 5 PM.
The City highly encourage customers to wear masks while in the City’s public buildings. We have in place Covid-19 precautionary measures including social distance decals on the floor, hand sanitizing stations, temperature check, limited number of customers in the building at any time, and one-way traffic flow to minimize interaction with other customers.
Please be reminded that customers may also use the drive-thru window, drop boxes, and complete online transactions to make payments.
If you have any questions please contact 843-545-4033.

 

Reminder: Reinstitution of Credit Card Fees July 1, 2021

Posted on: June 21st, 2021 by nard

Beginning July 1 , 2021, the City of Georgetown will resume charging a service fee of 2.75% of your payment for Utility related transactions. All other transactions (Business License, Permits, etc) will have a service fee of 2.95%. This fee will be added to all credit or debit card transactions. The fees will go directly to our processing company for their services. Please note: To avoid service fees the City of Georgetown has a Bank Draft Program. Because of this transition the City will not be able to accept credit cards at all on June 29th and 30th. This includes in-house and online. Therefore, we encourage you to make payments before June 29th to avoid late fees or cutoffs or with checks or cash during those two days.

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