City Manager's Office

James Earp HeadshotThe City of Hutto is a home-ruled municipality operating under a Council-Manager form of government in Central Texas. After a comprehensive public and staff input process, the Hutto City Council enthusiastically voted in July 2022 to select James Earp as the new Hutto City Manager. Mr. Earp began his leadership at Hutto City Hall on August 3. Previously he was with the City of Kyle for 16 years, where he most recently served as assistant city manager. For more information about Mr. Earp, click here

Members of Mr. Earp's Executive Leadership Team are:

  • Wade Benton, Engineering Director
  • Bob Farley, Economic Development Director
  • Ashley Lumpkin, Development Services Director
  • David Reeves, IT Manager
  • Christina Bishop, Interim Finance Director
  • Allison Strupeck, Communications & Public Information Officer 
  • Irene Talioaga, HR Director
  • Angela Walton, City Secretary
  • Matt Wojnowski, Assistant City Manager
  • Jeffrey Yarbrough, Chief of Police
  • Kristi Barnes, Community Outreach & Programs
  • Jeffrey White, Director of Parks and Recreation
  • David Amsler, Assistant to the City Manager