Hutto City Council appoints task force on public safety

Hutto City Council approved appointing a Public Safety Task Force at its Jan. 17 meeting. The Task Force will act as an advising body to the council and make recommendations on the city's comprehensive plan during a two-year study.

According to a city news release, the Task Force will make recommendations it deems necessary for excellence in the city's public safety. Public input will be welcomed throughout the study.

Members of the task force include Michael Cooper, Doug Gaul, Michelle Porter, Jarred Thomas, Ed Tydings, Bill Gardner, Fire Chief Scott Kerwood and Police Chief Peter Scheets.

By Korri Kezar
Korri Kezar graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2011 with a degree in journalism. She worked for Community Impact Newspaper's Round Rock-Pflugerville-Hutto edition for two years before moving to Dallas. Five years later, she returned to the company to launch Community Impact Newspaper's Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth edition, where she covers local government, development, transportation and a variety of other topics. She has also worked at the San Antonio Express-News, Austin-American Statesman and Dallas Business Journal.