Wendy L. Smith

Mayor and City Council
Title: City Manager/EMC
Phone: 512-261-6281
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Wendy L. Smith was appointed City Manager of The Hills in January 2017, bringing more than 20 years of city management experience.  She has overseen a wide range of local government disciplines and has a particular interest in budgeting, public works, emergency management, public safety, strategic planning, and business process improvements.  

Wendy is active in the Texas City Management Association, having served as Region President, member of the Board of Directors, a certified Ethics trainer, and in committee leadership roles.  She currently serves on the Professional Development Committee.  Previously, Wendy was an Emergency Management Association of Texas Board Member, where she was honored with the President’s Award in 2016.  

An Austin native, Wendy moved often while growing up due to her father’s careers with the United States Air Force and the State of Texas.  She enjoys traveling and celebrating the sense of place that defines each community.  


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