SOAR is an acronym - Strengths, Opportunities, Actions, and Response - to understand where Hutto has been and provide direction towards the future. The Comprehensive Plan is a tool to help guide development patterns and the physical growth of Hutto for the next 10-20 years. This is the first time in nearly a decade the city has undertaken this level of work to create a vision for Hutto's next phase of growth.
Work began on the Hutto Soar Comprehensive Plan in late 2021 with a series of surveys, workshops, open houses, and online meetings for the Comprehensive Advisory Committee and residents to impart direction on future guiding principles and Hutto's vision statement. The vision statement that resulted is as follows:
Hutto is a sustainable, innovative, and well-managed city that honors its history and culture to attract quality businesses, visitors, and new residents. It cultivates an atmosphere of inclusion and connection, offering community activity and entertainment options that strengthen its quality of life, and attracts and retains people from all walks of life. Hutto focuses on its small-town feel and upholds the “Hippo Way