Diversity and Inclusion Commission
At the July 30, 2020 special - called City Council meeting, it was resolved to establish a Diversity and Inclusion Commission. The ordinance may be found here. It will be updated with the signed version as soon possible.

The City of
Hutto acknowledges that the history of discrimination in the UnitedStates of America continues to affect the privilege and/or lack of opportunity for people in the City; and the City of Hutto acknowledges that equity occurs when differences such as race,ethnicity, religion, gender, economic status, sexual orientation/gender identification, veteran status, marital status, language, age, disability, etc. do not determine a person’s economic, social, or political access.

The
City of Hutto is committed to recognizing and undoing discrimination of anytype; and WHEREAS,providing opportunities for the City and residents to engage, participate and support their community through unified and collaborative activities, programs, and collective citizen engagement, culturally diverse programs, business services, trades and entertainment is valued; and, as all members of the Hutto community offer distinct perspectives, e.g., lifeexperiences, cultural backgrounds, ideas, and interpretations, that foster creativity, innovation, and economic growth, the City of Hutto will benefit from the identification of potential inequities in Cityservices, programs, human resource practices, and decision-making processes; and from encouraging and empowering multicultural appreciation on the City, the City of Huttowill benefit from establishing a Commission of diverseresidents to address inequities that impact quality of life for identifiable communities in the City, e.g., race, ethnicity, religion, gender, economic status, sexual orientation/gender identification.

As part of the mission of the commission, all Commission members shall be appointed by the City Council and shall serve withoutcompensation.
The Commission shall be composed of seven members to serve three-year terms.
Each candidate for appointment as a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Commissionshall be at least eighteen (18) years old and shall have resided within the corporate citylimits, or within territory annexed prior to the appointment, for at least twelve monthspreceding the appointment.

Contact Information:
Send application to:
City Secretary
500 W. Live Oak St.
Hutto, TX  78634
Phone: (512) 759-4839
Fax: (512) 846-2653

Staff Liaison
TBD
500 W. Live Oak St.
Hutto, TX 78634
Phone: (512)759 -5964
Fax: (512) 759-5962

Council Liaison:     Patti Martinez    

The Diversity and Inclusion Commission shall, to the extent
possible, be broadly representative of economic status, race, color, religion, gender,national origin, ancestry, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientationand gender identity.