City of Hutchins, Texas - Board and Commissions

Administrator's Office

Meet the City Administrator

City Administrator Responsibilities

The City Administrator oversees all administrative tasks necessary for city operations. Hired by the city council, she supervises city departments, maintains the city budget and represent the municipality in a variety of settings. She researches issues important to the city and advises the mayor and council on the best course of action

Duties of the city administrator include:

  • Supervising enforcement and execution of the code of ordinances, city policies, and council directives
  • Providing general supervision and direction of the administration of the city government
  • Employing persons for positions which have been approved by the council
  • Obtaining such specialized and professional services deemed necessary by the council
  • Preparing and assembling the department heads’ proposed budgets
  • Assisting the council in establishing long-range goals for the city
  • Representing the city in all negotiations properly entered into in accordance with law or ordinance
  • Promote good relations with the citizens of Hutchins and its civic organizations to ensure that citizens’ complaints, inquiries, and needs are given prompt attention and timely response

City Secretary

An Officer of the City

The City Secretary is an officer of the city, appointed by the City Council and working under the supervision of the city administrator. The position of the City Secretary is a statutory position required by state law.  In addition to statutory duties, the city secretary serves as the director of the Office of the City Secretary, which oversees election administration, records management, public information, and the appointment process of boards and commissions. The Office of the City Secretary also provides an administrative aide for the City Council.


The Office of the City Secretary is the administrative agency responsible for the care and maintenance of all of the City of Hutchins records. This office houses all legal transactions, minutes, agendas, deeds, ordinances, resolutions, contracts, franchises and a vast array of other historical and regulatory information. The city secretary is designated as the city’s records management officer by both state and city ordinance.

The City Secretary is responsible for developing and administering a records retention and destruction policy as required by state statute.  Please send all Information Requests to City Secretary Cynthia Olguin 

City Council

The City of Hutchins is a general law city. The Mayor and five Councilmembers are elected at large for two year terms.

Mayor’s Message

Welcome to the City of Hutchins.

It is an honour to serve the City of Hutchins as your mayor. Your City's municipal government provides a high level of service including police and fire protection, water and sewer services, street maintenance and garbage and recycling services to name a few.

The residents of Hutchins, Texas, can be certain that the City Council, staff, and I are taking steps to maintain and improve the quality of life for our residents. Progressive accomplishments are realized by the shared efforts of your City Council, citizen advisory boards and commissions, community organizations, business organizations, residents and our city employees.

The Council and I will continue to work to make our community a special place. We are happy to have you as a part of Hutchins, Texas.

- Mayor Mario Vasquez 

Hutchins City Council

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  Mayor Mario Vasquez

Mayor Pro Tem Raymond Elmore

Councilmember Steve Nichols

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   Councilmember Demarcus Odom Councilmember Dominic Didehbani Councilmember Brenda Campbell
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City Council Meetings

Council meetings are held on the first and third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Hutchins Community Center, 500 W. Hickman St. City Council meetings are open to the public and citizen input is welcome. Citizens may speak at Council meetings on any agenda item and may also speak regarding items not listed on the agenda during "Citizen Comments" by completing and submitting a speaker card. Comments are limited to 3 minutes.

Citizens Comments Form

Boards and Commissions


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.orgCurrent members seeking reappointment must apply by May 3rd. First time applicants must apply by June 1st. 

To drop off or mail your application:
City Secretary’s Office
City of Hutchins
321 N. Main St.
PO Box 500
Hutchins, TX 75141

Applications received will be forwarded to the City Council for consideration and appointments for 2021will be made at a Regular City Council Meeting in July.
If you have any questions, please contact the City Secretary at 972-225-6121 or

Recruitment Flyer

Opportunities to Serve

Boards and Commissions Application

Agendas & Minutes




HB 305 Internet Posting Requirements for Political Subdivisions


May 7, 2022 General Election

The next General Election will be on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at Hutchins Community Center, located at 500 W. Hickman St., Hutchins, Texas.  The first day you may file an application for a place on the ballot is set by state statute and will run from January 19 – February 18, 2022.  Additional election related dates and information may be found at  Posted in accordance with Texas H.B. 305, effective September 1, 2019

Notice of Deadline to File An Application for Place on Ballot

(Wednesday, January 19th, 2022 to Friday, February 18th, 2022)

Notice of Deadline to File An Application for Place on Ballot

Candidate Filing Requirements

Sec. 141.001.  ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC OFFICE.  (a)  To be eligible to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, a public elective office in this state, a person must:

  1. (1)  be a United States citizen;
  2. (2)  be 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election or on the date of appointment, as applicable
  3. (3)  have not been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be:
    1. (A)  totally mentally incapacitated; or
    2. (B)  partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote;
  4. (4)  have not been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities;
  5. (5) have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the territory from which the office is elected for six months immediately preceding the following date:
  6. (6) on the date described by Subdivision (5), be registered to vote in the territory from which the office is elected; and
  7. (7)  satisfy any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law for the office.



Candidate application and information packets can be picked up from the City Secretary’s office, or documents can be located at the links provided below.  The period for submitting the application for a place on the ballot is between January 19, 2022, and February 18, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Applications should be submitted to the City Secretary at City Hall, 321 N. Main St., Hutchins, Texas  75141.





Candidate and Officeholder forms and instructions are available at the Texas Secretary of State’s website and the Texas Ethics Commission’s website.  Please click on each document to open each document link.