Heath Mayor’s Message: remaining true to our vision

Heath Mayor’s Message: remaining true to our vision

(HEATH, TX – October 16, 2013) When I wrote my first column as Mayor of Heath, I shared that there were three areas we needed to focus on to have a positive impact upon our community. The first is to “continue to improve our roads, trails, parks, public utilities and other infrastructure.” Simply put, to […]

Heath Mayor’s Message: An update on Capital Improvements

Heath Mayor’s Message: An update on Capital Improvements

Heath Town Hall Meeting Aug 13 (Heath) August 2, 2013 – As I mentioned in my column last month, we are working to improve the City of Heath through implementing much needed capital improvements.   I want to take this opportunity to update our community on this and other issues. Bond Revenues Fund Infrastructure Repairs […]

Heath Mayor’s Message: Exploring our city’s history

Heath Mayor’s Message: Exploring our city’s history

(HEATH-May 10, 2013) While we spend a great deal of time in the City of Heath planning for the future, there is tremendous interest in our past.  That was confirmed to me last month when my column about Heath’s history resulted in many positive comments and requests for more information from citizens. Therefore I thought […]

Heath Mayor’s Message: Learn from the past, plan for the future

(April 27, 2013) We spend a great deal of time at City Hall looking at the future of Heath in order to plan and budget for the needs of a growing community. However, when long-time Heath resident Clarice Smirl Isbell recently shared with me that the first building permit issued by the City in 1968 was […]

Rockwall Mayor’s Message: Getting to the heart of the matter

(ROCKWALL-March 14, 2013) February has come and gone, but I wanted to share with you what a big fan I am of the second month of the year. How can you not love a month that has a holiday devoted to love?!  But Valentine’s Day isn’t the only reason I’m partial to February. It’s when […]

Heath Mayor’s Message: City Update

(HEATH-March 10, 2013) A tremendous amount of work is underway to ensure Heath continues to be a premier community in the DFW Metroplex.  From the City Council members and staff to our volunteers serving on boards or commissions, we are benefiting from the expertise and dedication of many people who care about our hometown. As we […]

Rockwall Mayor’s Message: City ‘positioned for success’ in 2013

(January 28, 2013) I feel like shouting it from the rooftops – 2013 is going to be a great year for the City of Rockwall! I’m very excited about our improved local economy. We welcome 2013 with a residential tax value of $2.2 billion and a commercial tax value of $948 million. We anticipate growth […]

Heath Mayor’s Message: Holiday blessings and festivities

(November 17, 2012) This is one of my favorite times of the year as we prepare for the holiday season ahead. From gathering around the Thanksgiving table with family, to festive celebrations with friends, and finally, the peace of a Christmas Eve candlelight service, I treasure each moment with friends and family. It’s also the […]

Rockwall Mayor’s Message: City celebrates the season!

October 12, 2012 – Are you ready for the best time of the year? I certainly am, and, I promise you, so are the folks at City Hall. The temperature is working its way down as we look forward to Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and ringing in the New Year. Is it just me or did […]

Heath Mayor’s Message: Meet the City Council

September 7, 2012 – The City of Heath is blessed to have an extremely talented and intelligent group of individuals serving on the City Council.  As Mayor, it is truly an honor for me to serve with them.  As you get to know each Councilmember better, I think you will agree that we are fortunate to […]