Shady Hollow neighborhood considers being annexed by City of Austin

August 19, 2013

The Shady Hollow Municipal Utility District (MUD) has scheduled the second of two public hearings on Tuesday, Sept. 3, to begin proceedings for the annexation of Shady Hollow by the city of Austin. The first meeting was held August 11 at the Shady Hollow Community Center.

The next meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Shady Hollow Municipal Utility District Office, 3910 Capistrano Trail.

Shady Hollow is a neighborhood of 1,623 homes that stretches east and west of Brodie Lane south of Slaughter Avenue. If the area is annexed, the neighborhood’s residents will become citizens of Austin, possibly by Dec. 31, 2020.

The purpose of the public hearings is to work out a Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) with the city of Austin. Ron Stried, president of the MUD, said the two parties have been in negotiation ever since the city announced its intention to annex Shady Hollow several months ago.

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