ICYMI: Here are three topics discussed at the latest Hutto City Council meeting

Bond updates and public comment guidelines were discussed at the latest Hutto City Council meeting. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)
Bond updates and public comment guidelines were discussed at the latest Hutto City Council meeting. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)

Bond updates and public comment guidelines were discussed at the latest Hutto City Council meeting. (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)

From changes to public comment guidelines to financial updates, here is what Hutto residents can expect in the coming weeks.

Hutto City Council to give update on November 2018 bond funds

An update on Proposition A of the November 2018 bond election will be given at the next Hutto City Council meeting Aug. 5. Proposition A centers on $70 million allocated for roadway and drainage improvement projects. The bond money came up as part of council's July 17 discussion surrounding the original plans for a Live Oak Street reconstruction project.

Public comment guidelines modified for Hutto City Council, boards, commissions meetings

With Hutto City Hall back to full capacity and the statewide mask mandate lifted, Hutto City Council approved changing the public comment format to in-person only. Emailed comments will be distributed to elected or appointed members but will not be read out loud. Those with disabilities and translators speaking on behalf of someone who speaks a different language or is unable to attend due to a disability will continue to be allowed twice the regular three-minute time to speak.


The new guidelines apply to City Council, task forces, and boards and commissions meetings.

"If you're that passionate, unless there's a really extenuating circumstance, I think you do owe it to the public to come up," Mayor Mike Snyder said.

Status Report on Brushy Creek Amphitheater Sound Study

A basic status report on the sound study conducted at the Brushy Creek Amphitheater July 21 will be presented to the City Council Aug. 5. The sound study is being conducted to address noise concerns in neighboring areas. City Manager Warren Hutmacher said improvement recommendations will be presented in September and results should be seen this fall.
By Megan Cardona

Reporter, Round Rock, Pflugerville-Hutto

Megan is the Hutto reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's Round Rock and Pflugerville-Hutto editions. In 2020, she graduated with a degree in communication from UT-Arlington, where she worked at the student newspaper, The Shorthorn, for two years covering student affairs, campus administration and the city of Arlington.



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