Here’s a quick run-down on the top happenings from the January 3 City Council meeting-

Certificate of Appreciation Presented to the Public Works Staff – The City Council presented members of the Utilities, Construction Inspection, and Streets & Drainage Departments with a certificate of appreciation for their hard work restoring water pressure after a water main break. Members of the department worked tirelessly through the week, including Christmas Eve and beyond until the final repairs were completed on December 29. We appreciate their hard work and dedication to the well-being of the residents of the City of Hutto.

City Council Signs Resolution on It’s Time Texas – City Council members signed a resolution declaring their participation and support in the HEB It's Time Texas Community Challenge. All residents are encouraged to register and participate.

The It's Time Texas Community Challenge is an 8-week competition that unites and mobilizes community schools, businesses, organizations, residents and elected officials toward the common goal of transforming the community's health.

This year's Community Challenge starts January 7 and runs through March 13.

“All citizens are encouraged to participate so we can make our community more united, more productive, and more prosperous,” said Mayor Doug Gaul. 

To register, visit

 School Speed Zone Study – The City Council approved the amendment of the City Code of Ordinance regarding operation of vehicles in school zones and traffic schedules.  

The City retained Kimley-Horn and Associates to conduct a School Speed Zone Study to evaluate existing school zones in the City as well as establishing criteria for school zones. The purpose of this ordinance amendment is to update the outdated information in the existing ordinances and provide clarity for the future.
For more information on the City Council meeting, please visit the City of Hutto website for agenda, packet, and video.