News & Announcements

Little Elm News Flash

Posted on: January 11, 2018

Experienced Development Services Director added


January 11, 2018

Experienced Development Services Director added

LITTLE ELM (January 11, 2018) Following an extensive search for an experienced, multi-faceted professional to lead the Development Services Department, the Town of Little Elm has named Fred Gibbs to the position.  Gibbs assumed leadership of the department in late December.

                The new director brings over 15 years’ experience to the position, a critically important post that includes engineering, planning and zoning, community integrity, building permits and safety, and GIS and mapping.  The crucial areas of Code Enforcement and building inspections are among the varied aspects of Town administration that fall within the Development Services Department.

                Gibbs comes to Little Elm from the City of Corinth, where he was Director of Planning and Development for 11 years.  Before elevation to the directorship in Corinth, Gibbs was Planning Manager for almost three years, having been promoted from his initial post as Planner. 

                The Planning and Development Department which he headed in Corinth closely mirrors the Little Elm post, providing Gibbs the type of specific managerial experience in the areas he now leads in Little Elm.

                The new director counts on additional experience in budget development and administration, and has extensive experience in applying for and securing grants for beautification programs and other municipal enhancement projects through his work with the Corinth Economic Development Corporation.  He also partnered with the Corinth EDC on a variety of other successful programs and projects.

                His prior work with developing, refining and implementing comprehensive plans is particularly important as Little Elm continues to move toward reinforcing its position as a destination for local, regional, and statewide recreation, entertainment and retail activities, while polishing its growing identity as a preferred location for exceptional family lifestyle residence.

Town Manager Matt Mueller says Gibbs has the right mix of deep experience and innovative vision to help Little Elm meet its goals.  “Fred comes to us with impeccable credentials and the right set of skills to keep us moving in the right direction,” he said.  “His insights and out-of-the-box thinking are all the more important as we move toward complementing the Lakefront District with the kind of Town-wide development that benefits all residents.”

Gibbs graduated with a bachelor of science in Geography, Urban and Regional Planning from Texas State University, and is a member of the Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association, the American Public Works Association, the Congress of New Urbanism, the American Planning Association, and the International City Managers Association.  


Additional Info...
Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email

Other News in Little Elm News Flash

dazzle (2)

Stay Safe This Holiday Season

Posted on: November 15, 2018

Appreciating the Animal Shelter

Posted on: November 8, 2018
council corner 2

Council Corner 11-6-18

Posted on: November 8, 2018
Est. 2012

Thanksgiving 2018 Hours

Posted on: November 6, 2018

Do You Know About NaNoWriMo?

Posted on: October 29, 2018

Get Social with Us!

Posted on: October 11, 2018

What Will You Create Today?

Posted on: October 17, 2018

Beyond Books: Learn About the Library

Posted on: October 8, 2018

Call of Unresponsive Person

Posted on: November 14, 2018
council corner 2

Council Corner 10-16-18

Posted on: October 17, 2018
sadder ph

Pumpkin Hollow is Canceled

Posted on: October 15, 2018
recycled paint

Ready, Set, Recycle!

Posted on: October 8, 2018
0001 (1)

Budget Highlights 2018-2019

Posted on: September 26, 2018
council corner 2

Council Corner 9-18-18

Posted on: September 19, 2018
west nile

Mosquito tests positive for WNV

Posted on: June 4, 2018

Library wins statewide award

Posted on: April 20, 2018
2017 annual report

Town publishes annual report

Posted on: January 25, 2018

Shopping locally includes online purchases

Posted on: December 11, 2017
no fire

Denton County Issues Mandatory Burn Ban

Posted on: December 6, 2017

Winter averaging starts next month

Posted on: October 25, 2017

NR - Little Elm Alert upgrades system

Posted on: March 16, 2017

Police seek information on imposter cop

Posted on: November 29, 2016

NR - Santas Elves set registration dates

Posted on: September 27, 2016

LEPD New Release LEHS Threat 02022016

Posted on: February 2, 2016

NR - Little Elm holiday schedule released

Posted on: December 11, 2015

NR - Little Elm names new Fire Chief

Posted on: November 5, 2015

NR - Town to observe Labor Day holiday

Posted on: August 28, 2015

NR - Little Elm boat ramp reopens

Posted on: July 12, 2015

NR - Resident bitten by rabid skunk

Posted on: March 31, 2015

Alamo- Little Elm announcement-final

Posted on: January 21, 2015