About Us

District Profile

Shady Hollow Municipal Utility District (the “District”), is a political subdivision of the State of Texas, as authorized by Article XVI, Section 59 of the Texas Constitution. The District was originally created as Southwest Travis County Municipal Utility District No. 1 by Order of the Texas Water Commission, a predecessor agency of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (“TCEQ”), on December 15, 1980. The District was confirmed at an election on January 17, 1981. On October 20, 1995, the TCEQ approved the change of the name of the District to Shady Hollow Municipal Utility District. The District, which encompasses approximately 451 acres of land, is located in southwest Travis County. The District is approximately ten miles southwest of downtown Austin and is located on both sides of Brodie Lane near its southern end and the intersection with Farm to Market Road 1626. The District lies within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of Austin, Texas, and wholly within the boundaries of the Austin Independent School District.

District Map

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Board Members

The District is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of five (5) Board members elected by the registered voters of the District, who manage and supervise all affairs of the District. Board members must either own property within the District or be a registered voter within the District. Each Board member is elected to serve a staggered four (4) year term. The District’s current Board members are as follows:

Michael Tomme
President
Term Expires: May 2024

Sam Harper
Vice President
Term Expires: May 2022

Cindy Nettles
Secretary
Term Expires: May 2022

Russell Downey
Treasurer
Term Expires: May 2024

Adam Hughes
Asst. Secretary/Treasurer
Term Expires: May 2024

District Contact Information:

  • Name of Political Subdivision: Shady Hollow Municipal Utility District
  • Mailing Address: c/o McGinnis Lochridge, 600 Congress Avenue, Suite 2100, Austin, Texas 78701
  • Phone: (512) 495-6000
  • Email: smccalla@mcginnislaw.com

Consultants

Attorney

McGinnis Lochridge
1111 W. 6th Street, Suite 400,
Austin, TX 78703

Attorney: Zachriah Evans
Paralegal: Suzanne McCalla
Phone: (512) 495-6000

Operator

Texas Utility Management Services
P.O. Box 1220
Dripping Springs, TX 78620
Contact: William Swanks
Phone: (512) 280-6622

Engineer

Schroeder Engineering Co.
1015 Bee Cave Woods, Suite 203
Austin, TX 78746

Contact: Kenneth Schroeder
Phone: (512) 469-7990

Tax Assessor/Collector

Travis County Tax Assessor/ Collector
P.O. Box 1748
Austin, TX 78767
Contact: Bruce Elfant
Phone: (512) 854-9473

Bookkeeper

Texas Utility Management Services
P.O. Box 1220
Dripping Springs, TX 78620
Contact: William Swanks
Phone: (512) 280-6622

Financial Advisor

SAMCO Capital Markets
6907 Capital of Texas Highway, Suite 230
Austin, TX 78731

Contact: Chris Lane
Phone: (512) 343-0268

Web Design/Communications

Infinity Services, LLC
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd., Suite H120-330
Katy, TX 77494
Contact: Allen DeJonge
Phone: (573) 268-9577

General Manager

Texas Utility Management Services
P.O. Box 1220
Dripping Springs, TX 78620
Contact: William Swanks
Phone: (512) 280-6622