On Wednesday, August 15th, at approximately 8pm, the water service on Highmarket Street between Fraser Street and Merriman Road will be temporarily shut down. This outage should last about 3-4 hours. The existing water main will have to be relocated and have valves installed. This may affect some surrounding areas. We apologize for any inconvenience while this work is taking place.
Lawrimore Construction Inc. has been awarded a contract by the City to install approximately 1,600 linear feet of a new 6-inch water main along the west side of Kaminski Street between Emanuel and Hawkins Streets. Work is expected to start the week of August 20th and take approximately 90 days. Sidewalks and street intersections will be temporarily closed to allow for water utility trenching. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Lawrimore Construction Inc. has been awarded a contract by the City to install/replace approximately 8,700 linear feet of new 6-inch water mains throughout the Historic District. The work is expected to start in mid- August and last six months. Sidewalks and streets may be temporarily closed to allow for water utility trenching. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Work will take place in the following streets and in this order:
- Screven Street (Between Duke St. and Prince St.)
- Meeting Street (Between Highmarket St. and North Dead End)
- Howard Street (Between Prince St. and Front St.)
- Meeting Street (Between Front St. and River Road St.)
- River Road Street (Between Meeting St. and East Bay St.)
- Front Street (Between Saint James St. and East Bay St.)
- Church Street (Between Broad St. and Cannon St.)
- Highmarket Street (Between Queen St. and Cannon St. & Between Saint James St. and East Bay St.)
- East Bay Street (Between Highmarket St. and Prince St.)
City Hall will be closed from 10am- 12pm on Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 for staff training. Doors will reopen at 12:15pm. There will be no utility cut offs processed that day.
Please see the City of Georgetown’s new Special Event Application attached.
If you have any questions regarding Special Events or the application process, please contact Administration at 843-545-4003
Movies in the park is canceled tonight due to the wet weather. It is rescheduled for August 10, 2018.
The Housing & Community Development Department is always looking for citizens to serve on one of our community boards. The Architectural Review Board (ARB) is looking for 3 upcoming members. We need two (2) residents of the district and one (1) representative of Core Commercial zone. Also, the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) is in immediate need of a board member due to the resignation of a current member. Applicants should contact the Housing & Community Development Department at (843) 545-4010 for requirements and application. Please help the City of Georgetown by serving your community.
Public Works will be performing maintenance of the sidewalks along Fraser Street on Wednesday, July 25th. The South bound lane from Anthuan Maybank Dr. to Exchange Street will be closed from 7:30 am – 11:00 am.