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Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt, City Manager Rick Crowley, and Rockwall Economic Development Corporation CEO Sheri Franza gave a State of the City presentation at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce Partnership Luncheon on February 15, 2017. Below are links to the presentations. For more information, please contact Lauri Dodd, Public Information Officer, at (972) 772-6559 or firstname.lastname@example.org
3rd Annual Realtor Workshop
The City of Rockwall hosted the 3rd Annual Realtor Workshop on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Over 150 area real estate agents attended the workshop to learn more about the City of Rockwall, Rockwall Economic Development Corporation and the Rockwall Independent School District. The annual event is co-hosted by the MetroTex Association of Realtors. For more information please contact Bethany Browning, Community Relations Manager at
Star Transit Announces Limited Schedule
TERRELL, Texas (February 13, 2017) – STAR Transit announces limited schedule for Monday, February 20, 2017.
For more information, call (877) 631-5278,
Storm Spotter Training Program Scheduled for Saturday, February 18
North and Central Texas had it all in 2016 when it came to storms. We saw record-setting large hail
in Wylie, catastrophic flooding in Palestine, and 18 tornadoes across the area. This past year was
The National Weather Service in Fort Worth wants you to prepare for the 2017 severe weather season. The National Weather Service will be offering a free class about the SKYWARN severe weather program on Saturday, February 18, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The program will be held at the Rockwall County Library in Rockwall and is held in partnership with Rockwall County Emergency Management.
This class is free of charge and no pre-registration is necessary. This class is for organized
storm spotters and anyone with an interest in severe weather. This is part of a regional severe
weather preparedness campaign, which will include spotter training sessions across 46 counties in
North and Central Texas. Other classes in the region can be found on the full schedule
This year’s program discusses thunderstorm formation, ingredients, and features associated with severe and non-severe storms. Several examples and cases for 2015 and 2016 will be shown. The program will discuss spotter operations and recommended reporting procedures. Most importantly, we will discuss what you can do to keep yourself and others safe when thunderstorms threaten.
This session is free and open to the public. No advanced registration is necessary. “By coming to this training session, you will gain a better understanding of Texas’ severe weather season,” says Tom Bradshaw, Meteorologist-in-Charge of the NWS Fort Worth Office. “Waiting until storms are on your doorstep is not the time to start thinking about severe weather preparedness. We hope you attend these free sessions to learn more about the severe storms that impact the region every year.”
The Rockwall County severe weather program is one of 46 training sessions that the Fort Worth NWS
Office will conduct between January and March 2017, with a session in each county. The National
Weather Service in Fort Worth provides forecasts, warnings, and weather services for 46 counties in
North and North-Central Texas. For more information on severe weather, visit our website at
http://www.weather.gov/fortworth, on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NWSDallasFortWorth and on
Country Superstars Pat Green, Cory Morrow Announced for Rockwall Founders Day Festival
Rockwall, Texas – January 21, 2017 - The City of Rockwall is throwing a huge party-with Texas Country legends, Pat Green and Cory Morrow, performing-and everyone's invited! Marking the 163rd birthday for the City of Rockwall, the Rockwall Founders Day Festival 2017 takes place at Harry Myers Park on May 20, and this year could be the biggest so far for the annual event.
City of Rockwall May 6, 2017
Rockwall, Texas – After the first of the new year, the City of Rockwall will call an election to be held on May 6, 2017 for the purpose of electing the Mayor and three City Council Members - one each for Places 1, 3 and 5. Terms for all elected Rockwall City Council Members are for a period of two years. more...
City of Rockwall Honored As
The City of Rockwall was recently honored with the designation as one of the nation’s newest Preserve America Communities. Preserve America is a federal initiative to encourage and support community efforts to preserve and enjoy America’s priceless cultural and natural heritage. more.
Do your part to help Keep Rockwall’s Waterway’s Clean! Be on the lookout for pollutants that can damage our natural environment. If you see any illicit/illegal discharges into our Inlets, Storm Sewers, Lakes, Creeks and Streams please report by calling (972)-772-6791. Types of Illicit/illegal discharges: Chlorinated backwash and draining associated with swimming pools, fertilizers, pesticides, lawn/landscape waste, household toxins, Industrial discharges, oil, anti-freeze, paint, cleaning fluids, sanitary sewer discharges, septic tank discharges, wash waters from commercial/industrial activities and washing machine discharges.Current Area Lake Levels Mayor Jim Pruitt
Open Office Hours at
Mayor Jim Pruitt has announced he will have open office hours each Monday from Noon to 4 P.M. at Rockwall City Hall, 385 S. Goliad Street (one block south of the Downtown Square). more...Rockwall City Council provides an Open Forum at each meeting
Open Forum is an opportunity for citizens to address the Council so that it can hear specific concerns or general comments.
The North Texas Municipal Water District 2015 Consumer Confidence Report is available on their website.
A group of enthusiastic citizens are using social media to recruit a Trader Joe’s to come to Rockwall.
Charter Communications has informed the City of Rockwall that its channel lineup is continually evolving to meet the changing needs of its customers. Charter recently increased their total high-definition lineup, boosted the video on demand offering, and increased broadband speeds following a move to an All-Digital platform. more...
Why Should I help?
The City of Rockwall tests its Outdoor Emergency Warning Sirens on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 2:00 P.M. The system is designed to alert residents that are outdoors to take cover indoors and listen to local news reports for severe weather updates.
During the test, all sirens will run simultaneously for up to 90 seconds. However, testing will not be performed if bad weather is approaching or already in the DFW area.
For more information, please contact:
Emergency Alert and
Rockwall, Texas – Rockwall County Emergency Management is currently utilizing a communications service that allows us to send important, valuable safety information directly to residents using the latest technology. more...
.City of Rockwall gets
The City of Rockwall received an excellent rating and ranked among the best in this area related to transparency in handling and responding to requests for public information. The City was one of 113 local agencies audited by The Dallas Morning News over a period of one year, a study in which the newspaper assessed how well state laws were followed regarding open access to information about how taxpayer money is spent and whether best practices were followed.
VIDEO from the Rockwall EDC showcasing Rockwall. The "Epic" 8 minute version will be premiered at the North Texas Commercial Real Estate Expo (NTCAR) at the Sheraton Downtown Dallas in front of about 1,500-2,000 commercial brokers, etc. We have done this show for years and we are always asked where's Rockwall? Well...we are showing them! Please share Rockwall,
It's just better here.