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401 W. Front St. | Hutto, TX 78634
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The Hutto City Council conducts regularly scheduled meetings on the First and Third Thursdays of each month.

Meet your City Council

Mayor Doug GaulDoug Gaul..png

Mayor Doug Gaul has been actively involved in the Hutto community since moving here with his family in 1994. Mr. Gaul and his wife, Ruth, have been married for 32 years. They raised four children, Kirstin, Derek, Colby and Kendra, all of whom graduated from the local Hutto High School. Doug is now blessed with two beautiful granddaughters, Kylee and Caylin. 

In April 2002, Mr. Gaul launched Farmers Insurance – Doug Gaul Agency in Hutto. After 20 years of working in the manufacturing industry, he decided to move into a career in insurance where he could better serve and educate members of the community. A true family-owned business, the office is managed by his wife Ruth. As a businessman, Mr. Gaul has been a Hutto Chamber of Commerce member since 2002. Mr. Gaul also has a Business Management degree.

Place 1- Scott Rose 

Scott Rose has been a Hutto resident since 2011 ans was elected to the City Council in June 2017. Mr. Rose is a United States Air Force veteran with 19 years of combined federal service to the United States Government, and 28 years in Emergency Services.

Community Service
- Hutto City Council Place 1
- Previously served as HOA Maintenance Committee Chairperson for 3.5 years
- Volunteer Training Officer, Crowley County Fire Rescue, Crowley County, Colo.
- Served neighbors and community members in one-on-one assistance with home projects and other assistance based on need.

Mr. Rose has been employed with the Ft. Hood Fire and Emergency Services Directorate for 13 years and is currently a civilian Station Caption, holding numerous nationally recognized certifications through the Department of Defense and as FEMA, as is an alumnus of the National Fire Academy, Aims Community College and the Community College of the Air Force.


Mr. Rose moved to Hutto in 2011 with his wife, two sons and the beloved family dog.

Place 2- Tom Hines (Mayor Pro-tem)Tom Hines.jpg

Tom Hines was first elected to Hutto City Council in May 2015. Mr. Hines has been a member of the Hutto community for nearly 19 years. Councilmember Hines describes Hutto as a welcoming and generous community with “real, genuine people.”

Current Service
- Hutto City Council, Place 2 - Legends of Hutto HOA Board
- Member of the State Emergency Operations Team
-Member of the Williamson County Type III Incident Management Team
-Treasurer of the Hutto Professional Firefighters Association Local #4707

- Mr. Hines has been employed with Hutto Fire Rescue, Williamson County ESD #3, for 16 years. He began his career as a volunteer, and is currently the Lieutenant for “A” shift.

Mr. Hines and his wife Lori have two daughters and three grandchildren and look forward to serving the citizens of this great community. 


Place 3- Nate KilloughNate Killough.jpg

Mr. Nate Killough is a United States Army Veteran of 17 years and the
owner of Hippo Vapo on Highway 79. He is actively involved in the VFW,
American Legion, Hutto Youth Baseball/Softball Association and
Disabled American Veterans organizations and programs.

“The community of Hutto is where we chose to make a home, a word I
don’t take lightly,” Mr. Killough said. “During my military career, I lived in
many cities and there is no place that I would rather call home.” 

When asked about his goals for Hutto, Mr. Killough replied, “I will listen to the needs and wants of our citizens and help find ways to prioritize those needs to aid in the continued growth of our community.”

Place 4- Tim JordanTim Jordan.jpg

Tim and his wife Kristen moved to Hutto in February 2011 along with their 4 children Tyler, Amber Mikayla and Kathryn, and are very proud to call Hutto home. 

Tim was elected to the Hutto City Council in May 2017.  

As a Sales and account manager for a manufacturing and distribution company based in Texas, Tim utilizes his in-depth business experience combined with a “customer first” leadership/ management style assuring the citizens of Hutto have a voice on the council.

Place 5- Lucio ValdezLucio Valdez 2.jpg

Councilmember Lucio Valdez moved to Hutto six years ago after retiring from the Galveston Police Department. Finding Hutto was a happy accident and he knew right away that this community was a perfect fit for his family.

Community Service
- Active Member of Hutto Discovery Methodist Church

Current Service
- Hutto City Council Place 5

-Studied Homeland Security at Naval Postgraduate School

Past Service
- Hutto Citizen University
- Hutto EDC Entrepreneur Training
- Hutto Citizen Police Academy

- Mr. Valdez is currently employed as a Sergeant Major stationed at Fort Hood.

Place 6- Terri Grimm

Bio pending.