The Town Administrator position was created in June of 2019, and also serves as the Town Secretary. In addition to handling the duties of the The Town Secretary position, a statutory position required by State law, The Town Administrator acts as the Records Management Officer and Public Information Officer. The Town Administrator serves as the Finance Manager, updates Town Legislation, preserves and records Town Council Meetings, administers the official municipal seal, enacts policy as directed by council, and a staff liaison to all town boards and committees.
The Town Administrator/Secretary serves as the Election Official for the town and is solely responsible for the administration of all municipal elections and prepares submissions to the U.S. Department of Justice and Secretary of State's Office.
The Town Administrator reports to the Mayor and City Council.
The Town of Shady Shores recently received the TMCA Office Achievement of Excellence Award. Shady Shores is one of 43 cities in the State of Texas to receive this honor. The Texas Municipal Clerks Program (TMCA) recognizes the statutory requirements and demands for the effective management of resources for proper governance by the municipal clerk's office. The award itself recognizes municipal clerk offices throughout the state for compliance with federal, state and local statutes that govern standards necessary to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the office. To receive this award the municipal clerk's office must have met and demonstrated nine of 12 standards including: