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County Offices Closed for July 4th Holiday
County Offices Closed for July 4th Holiday

Williamson County offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022, in observance of the July 4th Independence Day holiday.  In addition, the Commissioners Court will not meet on Tuesday, July 5, and will resume their regular schedule on Tuesday, July 12, at 9:30 a.m. in the Commissioners Courtroom on the second floor of the historic courthouse, 710 S. Main Street, in Georgetown. The Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter (WCRAS), 1855 S.E. Inner Loop in Georgetown, will be open from noon to 4:00 p.m. and will have a $4 adoption special for adult dogs and cats from July 2 to July 4.

Williamson County Reaffirms AAA Bond Rating
  • 23 June 2022
  • Author: Connie Odom
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Williamson County Reaffirms AAA Bond Rating

Williamson County has once again affirmed its AAA bond rating, the highest rating possible, with both rating agencies Fitch Ratings and S&P Global Ratings. Securing a bond rating is the first step prior to issuing debt. On May 17, 2022, the Commissioners Court approved issuing $112 million in Unlimited Tax Road Bonds for road projects approved by voters in 2019.

Fireworks Industry Voluntarily Limits the Sale of Two Types of Fireworks Products in Williamson County
  • 23 June 2022
  • Author: Connie Odom
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Fireworks Industry Voluntarily Limits the Sale of Two Types of Fireworks Products in Williamson County

Due to the drought conditions and current Burn Ban in effect in Williamson County, County Judge Bill Gravell and the fireworks industry have worked together to limit the sale of two types of fireworks products this July Fourth holiday. Stick rockets and missiles with fins or rudders will not be sold. Most jurisdictions have city ordinances prohibiting the use of fireworks within or near the city limits. An interactive county map with the fireworks-free buffer zone area is available at this link https://gis.wilco.org/maps/?viewer=countymap. Fireworks sales begin on Friday, June 24.

Taylor Tax Office to Close June 24 through July 4
Taylor Tax Office to Close June 24 through July 4

The Williamson County Tax Assessor/Collector will close the Taylor Tax Office location, 512 Vance Street, starting Friday, June 24, through Monday, July 4. The temporary closure will allow the Taylor staff to assist in staffing the three other Williamson County Tax Office facilities.  

Williamson County Issues Burn Ban
  • 21 June 2022
  • Author: Connie Odom
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Williamson County Issues Burn Ban

The Williamson County Commissioners Court has issued a county-wide burn ban for a period not to exceed 90 days due to severe drought conditions, above-average heat, low humidity, low fuel moistures and high winds that are creating dangerous wildfire conditions that would be exacerbated by outdoor burning. The order can be lifted by the County Judge if conditions improve. For additional restrictions, requirements and details relating to the Order Prohibiting Outdoor Burning, the Order may be viewed here.   

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