Email System Maintenance

The South Hays Fire mail system will be migrating to a new platform midnight Tuesday, October 26. Existing data will be moved over to the new system over the next few days. The new software platform will require clients to delete the existing account configuration, then reconnect to the new server. It does have a good webmail interface mail.southhaysfire.com that works well for both desktop and mobile screens. The webmail interface also allows password recovery through a secondary email account if previously set up.

Apologies for any inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding.

In the News:

In the News:

Burn Ban in effect for Hays County
October 20, 2020

Burning is permitted through a specific permit through the County Fire Marshal’s Office, with the approval of the County Fire Marshal.

Hays County Judge Issues New COVID Order
June 18, 2020

South Hays Fire Responds to Harvey.

Text to 9-1-1 service now available

Text to 9-1-1 is now available in Hays county, along with Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Lee, Llano, Travis, and Williamson counties. The Texting 9-1-1 FAQ can answer many questions and points out the limitations of the service. 



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    Order to Raise Taxes posted 08/24/2021

    Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Increase posted 08/13/2021

    Notice about 2021 Tax Rates posted 08/12/2021

    2021 Tax Rate Calculation Worksheet posted 08/12/2021

    ESD #3 Public Notices & Meeting Announcements


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