Financial Policies
In 2001, The City Council of Rockwall adopted a series of financial policies. The purpose of these policies is to ensure consistency in the City's financial processes. The policies relate to revenue, expenditures, and fund balance. For details on the adopted policies, click on the link below.
Financial Policies...

Hotel/Motel Tax
The City of Rockwall City Council provides financial support for eligible community programs and events under Title 3 Local Taxation, Subtitle D, Chapter 351, Municipal Hotel Occupancy Taxes, Subchapter B; Section 351.101 in exchange for advertisement promoting Tourism; the Arts and historical preservation projects held inside the Rockwall city limits.

Rockwall Hotels Page

Mary Smith
City Manager and
Director of Finance

Lea Ann Ewing
Purchasing Agent

Donna Allen

Lisa Frausto
Inventory Control

Misty Farris
Payroll Clerk



Finance & Purchasing

Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

To ensure fiscal responsibility to the citizens while providing competent, quality service and information to the external and internal customers of the Finance, Municipal Court and Utility Billing Departments.

Unclaimed Property
State of Texas Property Code 6 "Unclaimed Property Code 76" requires that any unclaimed money for last 3 years must be submitted for public display.

Unclaimed Property

2019 Property Tax
Proposed Tax Rates | 2019 Tax Rates

Proposed Budget
Fiscal Year 2021

Adopted Budgets
Fiscal Year 2020
Fiscal Year 2019
Fiscal Year 2018
Fiscal Year 2017
Fiscal Year 2016
Fiscal Year 2015
Fiscal Year 2014
Fiscal Year 2013
Fiscal Year 2012
Fiscal Year 2011
Fiscal Year 2010
Fiscal Year 2009
Fiscal Year 2008
Fiscal Year 2007
Fiscal Year 2006

Additional Websites
Rockwall County
Texas State Comptroller




Vendor Application
This form is not an offer or proposed contract reagarding the sale of goods or services to The City of Rockwall. The City of Rockwall does not guarantee or in any way imply that any business transactions will result from this form being completed and submitted by a Vendor.
Vendor Application Form

Surplus and Unclaimed Property Auction

HB 914 Disclosure of Certain Relationships
Discousure of Certain Relationships
Conflict of Interest Questionaire

The City’s Purchasing office uses several means of soliciting competitive prices for all goods, materials, supplies and services. They are as follows:

  1. Rockwall County Herald Banner
  2. Onvia by DemandStar (
  3. Cooperative Purchasing Contracts

It is the vendor’s responsibility to contact the City’s Purchasing Agent for any information regarding the bidding process. If the vendor is a participating vendor of #2, then they will be automatically notified by this bid solicitation service that the City has items out fo rcompetitive bid.

Property Tax Appraisal and Payments
Rockwall Appraisal District is responsible for the fair market appraisal of properties within each of the following taxing entities:

Rockwall County
City of Rockwall
Rockwall Independent School District
City of Royse City in Rockwall County
Royse City Independent School District
City of Heath
City of Fate Rockwall County MUD #1
City of McLendon-Chisholm
Verandah MUD
Rockwall County MUD # 6
Rockwall County MUD # 8

Contact Information

Rockwall Central
Appraisal District
841 Justin Road
Rockwall, TX 75087-4842

Phone: (972) 771-2034 or (972) 635-9351
Fax: (972) 771-6871

Rockwall County Appraisal District Website