The winner of a vacant Georgetown City Council seat next month could play a key role in determining whether the city remains a stop on a proposed commuter railroad.
The issue has been a divisive one for the council, which backed out of the Lone Star Rail District in June, then reached a 3-3 stalemate on returning in September. With the District 2 seat vacant, there was no seventh vote to decide the matter, so Mayor George Garver cast the tie-breaking vote for Georgetown to rejoin the Lone Star Rail District.
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