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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Unlimited Bulk Trash Pickup This Tuesday and Friday

Republic Services will pick up whatever bulk is placed at the curb for any Hutchins resident this week (week of May 29th).

Normally, there is a 2 cubic yard maximum on Tuesdays and Fridays, but that limit will be waived and Republic will collect whatever is out. This is because Republic did not appropriately schedule drivers to cover the Trash Clean-Up on Saturday, May 27th, forcing the event to close early.

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Mobile Shred Event

Rescheduled to Saturday, July 29, 2023, from 9 am – 11 am

City Hall – 321 N. Main St – Back Parking Lot

For more information click here

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Summer Reading Kickoff

Join us Friday, June 2, 2023 at 4:00 PM for the Summer Reading Kickoff, and pick up your Summer Reading Log. The Atwell Public Library’s 2023 Summer Reading Program is from June 1- July 27, 2023. The reading challenge and prizes are open to children, families, and adults this year! Kid’s crafts, games, and activity days will be hosted through July.  For more information follow the library’s webpageInstagramFacebook, or contact Olivia Daniels, Librarian, AtwellLibrary@cityofhutchins.org, 972-225-4711.


Click Here for more information of the Kickoff

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2022 Annual Finance Report

2022 Annual Finance Report

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Spring Cleanup Day


Saturday, May 27, 2023, from 8 am – 3 pm

300 N. Main St., Hutchins

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Resume Building - Wings Dallas

Want to learn how to get your resume just right for that job opportunity or promotion?

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Atmos Press Release

Click here to view a press release from Atmos, including information on routine safety checks, financial assistance, and tips to save money on energy bills.

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Election Information


Certification of Unopposed Candidates

Click here for the Certification PDF

Ordinance 2023-1161 Cancelling May 6, 2023, General Election

Click here for the Ordinance PDF

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Free Medical Trips for Older Adults


AARP Ride@50+ | Dallas County is providing "Free Medical Trips for Older Adults



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Prevention Screening

Have you completed your health screenings this year? Join us for some health education while completing your recommended screenings. WellMed works with your doctor and health plan to provide these preventive screenings for you. These screenings will take approximately 30-45 minutes to complete. Click here for the informational flyer.


For more information and to schedule your appointment call: 1-469-776-6222

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City Hall Bond Election

The City Council approved placing a bond proposition regarding a new City Hall before the voters for the Tuesday, November 8th, 2022 election date.  

A fact sheet with detailed information is provided below. Highlights of the proposal include:

  • No tax increase to residents regarding the proposed $10,775,000 City Hall construction.
  • The City Council decreased the property tax rate by 2.6 cents for the 2022-2023 Fiscal Year.
  • The proposed City Hall includes a proposed 3,500 square feet event center. Potential uses include receptions, banquets, reunions, graduation parties, seminars and conferences, volunteer organization meetings and community meetings.

A Town Hall meeting will be held on Thursday, October 13th, 2022 at 6:30 PM in the Public Safety Building Fire Bay, with the proposed City Hall and other important items to be discussed.

City Hall Bond Election Fact Sheet

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FY 2022-2023 Adopted Budget

Below is a copy of the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Adopted Budget, which was unanimously approved by the Hutchins City Council during the Tuesday, August 6th, 2022 City Council meeting. 

FY 2022 -2023 Adopted Budget

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SBA Loans for Flooding Damage

Following the recent flooding that occurred from August 22nd to August 25th, the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering financial assistance for eligible small businesses and residents that were affected in Dallas and the surrounding counties. Loans are being offered for to help cover business and home repair costs. 

The deadline to apply for loans covering physical damage is November 14th, 2022, while the deadline for economic injury is June 14th, 2023. For more information, please refer to the press release and fact sheet below. 

Press Release - English
Fact Sheet - English

Press Release - Espanol
Fact Sheet - Espanol

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FY 2022-2023 Proposed Tax Rate and Budget

A tax rate of $0.655901 per $100 valuation has been proposed by the governing body of the City of Hutchins. A public hearing on the proposed tax rate will be held on September 6, 2022 at 5:30 PM at Hutchins City Hall, located at 321 N Main Street, Hutchins, TX 75141. The proposed tax rate is not greater than the voter-approval tax rate. As a result, the City of Hutchins is not required to hold an election at which voters may accept or reject the proposed tax rate. However, you may express your support for or opposition to the proposed tax rate by contacting the members of the City Council of the City of Hutchins at their offices or by attending the public hearing mentioned above. 

Please see the links below for more information:

Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Rate

Tax Rate Calculation Worksheet

FY 2022-2023 Proposed Budget

Tax Code 26.18 Form

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Drought Conditions

Due to the severe and extreme drought conditions in North Texas, the City of Hutchins is issuing mandatory stage 2 water restrictions for all water customers beginning July 28th, 2022. Several restrictions have been put in place, including: 

  • No watering between 6:00 AM and 6:00 PM, unless with a handheld hose that has a shutoff nozzle or a faucet-filled bucket. 
  • Even-numbered houses may only water on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Odd-numbered houses may only water on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
  • Filling or refilling a swimming pool is limited to the designated watering day, and must be between 6:00 PM and 6:00 AM.
  • Operating an ornamental fountain is prohibited, unless it utilizes a recirculation system or is necessary to support aquatic life. 
  • Violations can result in fines of up to $2,000

Please see the drought notice for more information. We truly appreciate your cooperation as we navigate drought conditions and do our best to conserve water. For any concerns or questions, please call 972-225-6121.

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2021 Water Quality Report

Attached is a copy of the latest water quality report. If you have any questions, please feel free to call our Public Works Director at 972-225-6121. 

Water Quality Report

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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 adopted budget

Please click here to view the 2021-2022 adopted 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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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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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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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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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.

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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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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.
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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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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.

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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

Upcoming Events

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Tuesday, May 16 2023
Thursday, May 18 2023
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