Rockwall Mayor’s Message: Answers to FAQs about Planning and Zoning

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 2, 2016) Having served as your Mayor and City Councilmember, I’ve seen our City experience significant growth in new residential and commercial construction. That growth brings change that can be both exciting and challenging at the same time. Without a doubt, Rockwall has steadily attracted people to the area because of […]

Rockwall Mayor’s Message: January 2016

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 29, 2015) The City of Rockwall celebrated its 161st birthday in 2015. It’s a wonderful feeling knowing that our citizens have preserved our history while continuing to invest in the future. When I became Mayor in December 2014, my goal was to continue attracting high quality residential development; improving roadways, parks and […]

Rockwall Mayor’s Christmas Message

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 23, 2015) Dear Neighbors, I want to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and happiness in the coming New Year.  We are blessed each and every day to live in this country and community.  We have had an exciting year in Rockwall and accomplished many of the goals […]

Mayor’s Message: Rockwall voters to consider City Charter revisions

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 26, 2015) The citizens of Rockwall will have the opportunity to vote on amendments to the city charter in the upcoming municipal election.  The Rockwall City Council unanimously voted to put forth to voters these ballot propositions associated with the recommended changes in order to give each citizen its right to […]

Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt files for full term as Mayor

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 29, 2015) Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt has filed to retain his mayoral seat in the May city elections. Pruitt, 58, has served on the Rockwall City Council since 2012 and was elected by his fellow council members as mayor pro tem in May of 2014.  When former mayor David Sweet vacated the […]

Rockwall Mayor’s Message: Going forward together

ROCKWALL, TX (July 28, 2014) What I love most about Rockwall are its people – the key to our city’s success. It occurred to me recently how well we work together as a community to develop shared visions for the future and how readily we respond in critical times. The current drought is a good […]

Rockwall Mayor’s Message: Treasure the magic and joy of Christmas

ROCKWALL (December 25, 2013) ‘Tis the season to celebrate with our family and friends, to remember our many blessings and to be truly thankful for the birth of our Savior. I love Christmas. You can almost feel the magic and see the joy. It’s a time for reflection and celebration, a time to come together […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rockwall Mayor’s Message: It’s all good

August 21, 2012 – There is a lot of news from City Hall – and it’s all good! First, newly appointed City Manager Rick Crowley selected two current employees as his assistants: Finance Director Mary Smith and Municipal Services Director Brad Griggs – picked from a field of 160 applicants – will share the additional […]