Town Manager

Function of the Town Manager

Council / Manager Form of Government

Little Elm operates under the Council/Manager form of government. Under this type of local government, the day-to-day management of the town is directed by the Town Manager.

The Town Council appoints the Town Manager, who serves as chief administrative officer by executing the laws and administering the government of the town, as directed by the Town Council policies.


Matt Mueller became Town Manager of the Town of Little Elm on September 17, 2012. Matt has served in local government for nearly 20 years and has held positions as an executive local government manager since 2006.  He is a Credentialed Manager through the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and serves on the Ethics Committee for the the Texas City Management Association (TCMA). He holds a bachelors degree in political science from the University of Central Oklahoma and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Oklahoma.

Matt lives in Little Elm with his wife Rachel and their son.  He is passionate about administering local government services  with a philosophy of Servant Leadership and the core values of Innovation, Efficiency, Customer Service, and Integrity.