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Applications open for upcoming vacancy on Rockwall City Council

ROCKWALL, TX (Nov. 23, 2022) – The Rockwall City Council is now accepting applications from residents interested in serving on the City Council in Place 5. Dana K. Macalik has served in the seat since 2017 but was recently elected to Rockwall County Commissioner, Precinct 2 and will assume that role starting January 1. Mrs. Macalik has submitted her Place 5 letter of resignation to Mayor Kevin Fowler, effective December 31.

By city charter, vacancies on the city council, other than the mayor, are filled by a majority vote of the remaining elected members until the next regular city election (May 6, 2023). Qualifications prescribed by city charter for filling a city council vacancy include the following:

  • Must be at least twenty-one years of age
  • Must be a qualified voter in the city
  • Must have resided within the corporate limits of the City, or recently annexed territory, for at least twelve months prior to the filing deadline.

A PDF of the application may be downloaded online here: http://www.rockwall.com/citysec_councilApp.asp

Applications will not be accepted electronically. They must be submitted in person in paper form at Rockwall City Hall, 385 S. Goliad Street during normal business hours (M-F, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM) and are due by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, December 7. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted, and those will be held on Wednesday, December 14 starting at 5:00 p.m.  For more information on the application process, you may contact City Secretary Kristy Teague at (972) 772-6406 or by email at kteague@rockwall.com.

Submitted press release by City of Rockwall.