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Posted on: November 3, 2021

City Names Directors of Utilities, Public Works

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On Friday, Oct. 29, the City of San Marcos selected Tyler Hjorth as the Director of Utilities and Sabas Avila as the Director of Public Works. In May, Hjorth and Avila were named interim directors of their respective departments.  

“We are excited to have Tyler and Sabas take on these two essential roles,” said City Manager Bert Lumbreras. “Both rose to the top during the application and interview process and demonstrated that they are the right choice for their respective positions. We are confident they will excel as directors.”  

Directors of Utilities, Public WorksHjorth has worked in the electric utility industry for more than 30 years, serving as the Assistant Director of Public Services prior to assuming the interim director role. Before joining the City, Hjorth worked for Texas A&M University, the South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Company, and Eastman Chemical Company. He is a licensed professional engineer in Texas and a graduate of Texas A&M University. Hjorth is a member of various professional organizations and serves on the Board of Directors for Texas 811, the Alliance Regional Water Authority, and the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) Rates and Resources Council.

Avila has almost 30 years of experience working in transportation and capital projects. He has served the City for 26 years in a variety of roles including Assistant Director of Environment and Engineering and Engineering Services manager. Avila is a licensed professional engineer in Texas and a Certified Floodplain Manager. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University and serves as a liaison for the City on a number of regional transportation agencies and committees.  

For media inquiries, contact communicationsinfo@sanmarcostx.gov

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