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City of Rockwall Offices Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
Rockwall, Texas – January 11, 2019 – City of Rockwall offices will be closed on Monday, January 21, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Republic Services will perform their garbage and recycling collection schedule as normal.
Rockwall Resident Brings Unique Experience to Housing Authority Board
Rockwall, Texas – January 15, 2019 – Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt has appointed decorated Vietnam War hero, Joseph P. Lynch, to the Housing Authority Board. The board oversees the dwellings set aside for elderly and needy residents in the City of Rockwall. Fifteen year Rockwall resident and local hero, Mr. Lynch, brings a unique experience as the newest appointee to the board.
Rockwall Urges Caution with Third-Party Bill Payment Website Doxo.com
Rockwall, Texas – January 10, 2019 – The City of Rockwall has offered a service for many years for residents to streamline payments of their utility bills online. It’s convenient, safe and it’s free. But there is another system that appears to be affiliated with the City of Rockwall, that offers to facilitate utility bill payment—and many residents have had problems with the service—so the City is urging caution when using Doxo.com.
City of Rockwall May 4, 2019
Rockwall, Texas – December 21, 2019 – In early 2019, the City of Rockwall will call an election to be held on May 4, 2019 for the purpose of electing the Mayor and three City Councilmembers - one each for Places 1, 3 and 5. Terms for all elected Rockwall City Councilmembers are for a period of two years. All four incumbents - Jim Pruitt, Mayor; Bennie Daniels, Place 1; Kevin Fowler, Place 3; and Dana Macalik, Place 5 - are eligible to run for re-election.
It is anticipated that the City of Rockwall’s municipal election will again be administered by the Rockwall County Elections Administrator, as has been done in past years. Early voting is scheduled for Monday, April 22 through Tuesday, April 30 (excluding Sunday). Election Day voting will be held Saturday, May 4 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Specific information concerning polling locations and early voting times will be made available on the city website and on the county Election Administrator’s website as soon as those details become available.
Applications for ballots by mail must be requested from and mailed to the Rockwall County Elections Administrator’s Office and received no later than the close of business on April 23. The address is 915 Whitmore Dr., Suite D, Rockwall, TX 75087.
Portion of Hays Road to
Rockwall, Texas – December 10, 2018 – The developer of the Stone Creek subdivision in North Rockwall has announced that they will begin work on an existing section of Hays Road adjacent to their current project. Beginning Tuesday, December 18 through Monday January 28, Hays Road will be temporarily closed from Montrose Drive to the intersection with John King Blvd. The project will include demolition and paving improvements on this portion of the road.
Reconstruction Project to
Rockwall, Texas – November 20, 2018 – A project to reconstruct Highland Drive in Rockwall begins on Monday, December 3. This project is part of the 2018 street bond funding approved by voters in May. Phase one covers the portion of Highland Drive between Bedford Falls Lane and Driftwood Street.
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...
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 latest North Texas Municipal Water District 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.
Why Should I help?
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...
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.
City of Rockwall Performs Regular
The City of Rockwall conducts regular tests on the first and third Wednesday of the month at 2:00 p.m. unless there is severe weather approaching or already in the DFW area.
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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.
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.
SH 276 Project Kicks Off
Rockwall, Texas – Work is kicking off on the reconstruction of SH 276 to FM 549 in Rockwall. The project will widen the roadway to a four-lane highway with a center median and sidewalks. SH 276 will be realigned between SH 205 and Wildrose Drive. Intersections will be constructed at Faircrest Drive and Graystone Drive and the Sh 276/SH 205 intersection will be relocated south to connect to Sids Road. The existing Sh276/Sh 205 intersection will remain but will not connect to the realigned SH 205. The project is estimated to be completed by the Spring of 2020.
Ed Bell Construction Company is the contractor on the $20.6 million project. Work is expected to complete in spring of 2020.
TxDOT to Begin Maintenance
Rockwall, Texas – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has informed the City of Rockwall that they have begun a maintenance project on FM 1141, from SH 66 to FM 552. As part of the project TxDOT will create two 11 foot lanes with a three foot shoulder in each direction. The project is scheduled to be completed by the summer of 2019.
City of Rockwall
Known for its vibrant landscapes and rich history, the City of Rockwall has become a hub for activity in recent years. Rockwall was once a small, primarily residential, scenic city by the lake. Now, with more than 41,000 residents, Rockwall is a growing community that offers dynamic business opportunities and an extraordinary quality of life for its residents.