welcome to the new frontier

Just on the outskirts of one of the largest cities in Texas lies a diverse, welcoming community that is poised for progress. The City of Hutchins is an emerging community roaring with opportunities, where strong families create strong neighborhoods — we live here and we build here. Come and explore the possibilities in the New Frontier.

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  • Parkland – Mountain View College  – click here for information. Haga clic aquí para obtener información en español
  • Ellis Davis Field House – Mon-Sun, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Appointments preferred, walk ups accepted. Click here for more information.
  • Dallas College North Lake Campus - Mon-Thu, 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Appointments required. Click here for more information.
  • Trinity View Park - Mon-Sat, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Appointments required. Click here for more information. 
  • Thurgood Marshall Rec Center -  Mon-Thu, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Appointments required. Click here for more information.
  • Fair Park- Sun-Sat,7:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Appointments strongly encouraged. Click here for more information. 
  • Ferris - Mon-Fri, 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM. Click here for more information.

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911 Maintenance

The City of Hutchins 911 operations will be undergoing maintenance while the dispatch equipment is being moved to the new Public Safety Building. It is estimated that the work should be complete by tomorrow afternoon (Tuesday, January 4th). During this time 911 will remain functional. All calls will be taken by City of Dallas dispatchers and routed back to the City of Hutchins. During this time all non-emergency lines, such as 972-225-2225, will still go directly to Hutchins staff. 

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City Administrator Brochure

City Administrator Position

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Utility Disclosure Form

HB 872 Utility Customers - Disclosure of Personal Information:
The Texas Legislature recently passed HB 872 regarding all government operated utility customer account information. Pursuant to Section 182.052 of the Texas Utilities Code, except as provided by Section 182.054, the City of Hutchins may not disclose personal information in a customer’s account record, or any information relating to the volume or units of utility usage, or the amounts billed to or collected from the individual for utility usage unless the customer requests that the City of Hutchins disclose the information. Customers have the option to opt out of having their account kept confidential and can do so by completing the Request for Disclosure of Information form located below and returning it to the Utility Billing Department.

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FY 2021-2022 proposed budget

Please click here to view the 2021-2022 proposed budget. 

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Notice of proposed tax rate

Please see the document below for more information on the proposed tax rate for the 2021 -2022 fiscal year. 

Notice of Public Hearing

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Food Giveaway

To help address food insecurity, Path-Way to Life Center of Hope Church hosts a free food giveaway every third Saturday of the month. The food giveaway is held at 300 W Palestine Street from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM. For more information please click here or call 888-419-0957. 

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Library Survey

Hello from the Atwell Public Library!

We have placed a survey with questions to assist us in your thoughts about the library. Taking a few minutes can really provide us with the information we need to make positive changes to the Library.

The survey is available on the city website as well as at the Atwell Public Library. You can access the survey by scanning or clicking the QR code below.


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Dallas County Emergency Rental Assistance Program

If you or your family has been affected by COVID-19, Dallas County Health and Human Services offers the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). Dallas County citizens who do not live in the City of Dallas (this includes Hutchins residents) can receive assistance with rent and utilities for up to 12 months. For more information please refer to the flyer below. 

Dallas County ERAP Flyer

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2020 Water Quality Report

2020 Water Quality Report

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Sample Election Ballot

CLICK HERE to view the sample ballot for the upcoming May 1st, 2021 election

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Posted by Dallas County Elections at www.dallascountyvotes.org

Dallas County Elections has established the schedule below for Election Night reporting for the 2021 Joint Election.

  • Early Voting Results - 7:00pm
  • Election Day results - 9:00pm and every 30 minutes after that until all results have been uploaded.

For City of Hutchins Election Night Reporting, please click on the link below.  Due to the heavy webpage use, please be patient as the page loads.

City of Hutchins - Election Night Reporting (clarityelections.com)

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If you are looking for a way to make an impact in your community, serving on one of the many Boards and Commissions here in Hutchins is a geat way to do so! Please see the flyer and application below, or contact our City Secretary at colguin@cityofhutchins.org. Current members seeking reappointment must apply by May 3rd. First time applicants must apply by June 1st. 

Recruitment Flyer

Opportunities to Serve

Boards and Commissions Application

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COVID-19 Update from Mayor Mario Vasquez

Mayor Mario Vasquez has issued a new COVID-19 update. CLICK HERE for more information.

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Water Leak Credit

If you were impacted by the recent winter freeze and have had a leak due to frozen pipes or other covered defects, we are here to help! Please click here to go to our Leak Adjustment Form and request a leak adjustment.

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Dallas County's New Vaccine Registration Hotline

Dallas County has just launched a new COVID-19 Vaccine Registration Hotline. For more information click the following links:

Vaccine Hotline - English

Vaccine Hotline - Spanish

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May 1, 2021 - City of Hutchins General Election

The City of Hutchins General Election will be held on Saturday, May 1, 2021 for the purpose of electing three (3) Council Members at large.

Notice of Deadline to File Applications for a Place on the Ballot


For more Election information and to access the candidate application and forms, please go to the City Secretary’s page at www.cityofhutchins.org/government/city-secretary.html and choose the Elections tab.

Period for accepting candidate applications is January 13, 2021 through February 12, 2021, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Tool

As Texas begins to roll-out the COVID-19 vaccine, the Texas Department of State Health Services has created the following tool to help people find vaccination locations and to understand the vaccine distribution phases. As of January 5th, 2021 Texas is in Phase 1B, which includes those aged 65 and up with certain high risk conditions. For more information on the vaccine visit the link below:



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Judge Jenkins' New Year's Statement

Judge Clay Jenkins has made a statement regarding COVID-19 during the holiday season. CLICK HERE to read it.

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Flu Shot Information

As we work to stop the spread of COVID, now more than ever it is important to get the flu vaccine. For information on the flu, helpful resources, and where to get a shot, visit https://www.dshs.texas.gov/flu/

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Gas Bill Assistance for Senior Citizens

Atmos Energy has partnered with The Senior Source in order to provide bill payment assistance for senior citizens with natural gas bills. The program is open to anyone 50+ who has an Atmos Energy account. For more information, please see the attached flyer. 

The Senior Source Flyer

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Water Services


To ensure your water bill payment gets credited to your account, you must use the official City of Hutchins payment portal.

Using 3rd party “online bill pay” services will cause your water payment to be delayed, thereby resulting in late fees and possible water

Cut off.


To make an online payment please go directly to this site:



Para asegurarse de que el pago de su factura de agua se acredite en su cuenta, debe usar el portal de pago oficial de La Ciudad de Hutchins mostrado aqui:



El uso de los servicios de "pago de facturas en línea" de 3a parte, hará que su pago de agua se retrase, lo que resultará en cargos por mora y posible interrupcion

del servicio de agua.

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Dallas County Food Pantry Assistance Program

The Dallas County CARES Team has launched a food pantry assistance program, aimed at helping food pantries impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. The attached flyers have more information on the program, and how to apply. 

Food Pantry Flyers

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New Water Bill Procedures

Beginning August 20, 2020, the City will not be taking credit/debit card payments over the phone for WATER bills.

If you would like to pay your water bill with a credit or debit card, you must go to the City’s online payment page and pay your bill there.

We appreciate your understanding and patience as we operate with a limited staff during this challenging time.

Please visit https://payments.cityofhutchins.org/ to pay your water bill.

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New email for water customers

To contact us via email regarding your water bill, starting new service, disconnecting service or questions about your bill please contact us at utilitybilling@cityofhutchins.org

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Municipal Court Update

Hutchins Municipal Court dockets will be held online. To request a court date please send an email to courtclerk@cityofhutchins.org. The docket for June has been cancelled. Please call 972-225-6121 or email to reset your court date.

Payments for citations can be made online at www.trafficpayment.com or placed in the drop box outside of City Hall. Payments can also be sent via mail to PO Box 500 Hutchins, TX 75141.

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Platting Deadline

Effective June 2nd, 2020 the City of Hutchins will begin accepting platting applications only on the final Monday of every month. This is to ensure compliance with House Bill 3167, which requires that all platting applications be heard within 30 days of submission. Submissions must be complete and paid for in order to be accepted. The attached platting schedule and checklist will help keep track of the upcoming submittal dates and required submittal documents. If you have any questions, please contact the Building Department at 972-225-6121.

Plat Schedule and Checklist

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2019 Water Quality Report




 2019 Water Quality Report

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Disposal of needles and syringes




In order to keep our neighborhoods clean and sanitation workers safe, the Hutchins Police Department is reminding everyone about proper needle disposal. Be sure to use proper storage and labelling for any syringes, needles, or sharps. Something as simple as a labelled laundry detergent or bleach bottle will help ensure the safety of our citizens and sanitation workers. Attached are flyers in english and spanish from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality with some tips on proper needle disposal. 

Sharps Disposal TCEQ - English
Sharps Disposal TCEQ - Espanol


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COVID-19 Safety Implementation Plan




In accordance with President Donald Trump, Governor Greg Abbott, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, and Mayor Mario Vasquez; the City of Hutchins is currently under a Declaration of Local Disaster for public Health Emergncy. As such, we are taking steps to contain the COVID-19 virus outbreak and have impelemented a safety implementation plan, a copy of which is attached below, detailing the closings and changes made in response to the outbreak of the virus. These precautions are taken in order to help protect our citzens from the spread of the virus. 

COVID-19 Safety Implementation Plan

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In response to the recent COVID-19 virus, also known as the Coronavirus, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has released some preventative steps everyone should take to prevent the spread of the disease:

  • Stay home when you are sick, except to seek medical care
  • Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds and help young children to do the same. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-base hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipes.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. If you do not have a tissue, use your sleeve, not your hands.

For more information, visit:

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CodeRED Signup

The City of Hutchins has recently partnered with CodeRED to provide emergency notifications to our residents and businesses. In the event of a weather threat, street closure, water outage, or similar emergency subscribers will receive updates from the city and first responders via text or the CodeRED mobile app. Be sure to sign up to stay up-to-date in case of an emergency!

To register click the link below, text "cityofhutchins" to 99411, or download the app from the App Store or Google Play Store. 


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FY 2019-20 Adopted Budget

FY 2019-2020 Adopted Budget

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Hutchins Route 401 Schedule

Hutchins Revised Route 401 Schedule

Attached above is the revised brochure for the Hutchins Shuttle Route 401.  Slight adjustments had to be made and this schedule is different from the one posted a few weeks ago. 

·       Monday – Friday, 9:30 pm moved to 9:15 pm start.

·       We adjusted Monday – Friday, 11:15 pm to 11:00 pm start.  

Also, as a reminder the route will not operate on Monday, September 2nd, 2019 due to the Labor Day holiday. 

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2018 Water Quality Report

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Please visit the Job Opportunities page for additional information about available positions. The City of Hutchins is an equal opportunity employer

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Changes to the City of Hutchins Cross Connection Control Program as of February 1, 2018

Federal and state laws require all water providers to meet certain standards to obtain, treat, and deliver water to protect public health. Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) requires all water providers establish a Cross-Connection Control and Backflow Prevention Program.

Read more

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The City has adopted the FY 2018-19 budget
Below are links to the budget for this fiscal year
FY 18-19 Adopted Budget

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The Atwell Public Library is open Monday – Friday from 9am to 6pm

Upcoming Events

Monday, January 03 2022
Tuesday, January 11 2022
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