The Administration Department is responsible for the day-to-day business of the City including personnel, insurance, government reporting, and accounting as well as the administration of the City's water utility.  The Administrative staff is available to help you with a variety of issues Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm. The office is located in City Hall at 208 S. Walnut St. in Georgetown. Our phone number is 217-662-2525 and our fax number is 217-662-2358.


Ruth Howard, Office Assistant and Water Administrative Specialist

Amy Cavanaugh, Finance Director 

Jackie Seilhymer, Part-time as needed


The City Treasurer, Amy Cavanaugh, is the custodian of all monies belonging to the municipality.  The treasurer issues receipts for money received into the city treasury and pays out money on warrants approved by the city council. The treasurer keeps accurate records of receipts and disbursements and makes them readily available to the mayor or city council. The treasurer provides a monthly report to the city council and submits a year-end report to the City Clerk at the close of the fiscal year. 


Fiscal Year


The fiscal year for the City of Georgetown begins May 1st and ends April 30th of the following year. A budget for the City is reviewed and established by the City Council for each department prior to the beginning of each fiscal year. The budget process usually begins in the first quarter of the year, to be approved in April.


Holidays Observed by the City of Georgetown


  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Presidents' Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year's Eve