“In the County Commissioner’s office, I work every day to reduce bureaucratic wastefulness, improve public safety, make our roads safer, and ensure that tax dollars are spent with the utmost respect for those who pay them.”
Hays County Commissioner Lon Shell
Lon Shell is a local small business owner and was appointed Hays County Commissioner for Precinct Three in October 2017. Prior to his appointment as commissioner, Lon served as Hays County’s Chief of Staff for seven years, where he worked closely with previous Commissioner Will Conley to coordinate major county projects throughout the precinct, including disaster recovery in the wake of devastating flood events in recent years.
As Chief of Staff, Lon put his business background to work for Hays County, spearheading efforts to pass conservative budgets and adopt the county’s lowest tax rate in over 20 years. He also led the effort to develop and pass a tax freeze for senior citizens and improve countywide emergency communications. Learn more about Lon.