Applications open for upcoming vacancy on Rockwall City Council

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 […]

Rockwall first responders honored for saving two-year-old’s life

Rockwall first responders honored for saving two-year-old’s life

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 20, 2022) At last night’s Rockwall City Council meeting Captain Rodney Caudle, Driver Engineer Jacob Farrell, Firefighter Garrett Green, and Rockwall Police Officer Kris Adair were recognized with a Lifesaving Award. We are extremely proud of their efforts and direct role they played in saving this young child’s life. On June 24, […]

Rockwall City Council adopts lowest property tax rate ever in City’s recorded history

Rockwall City Council adopts lowest property tax rate ever in City’s recorded history

ROCKWALL, TX (Sept. 20, 2022) At their meeting Monday night, September 19, the Rockwall City Council voted to adopt a rate below the no new revenue tax rate (formerly known as the effective rate), which continues a nine-year trend to decrease the tax rate for Rockwall residents. The approved tax rate is the lowest rate […]

Key changes for Rockwall on North Texas Municipal Water District Board of Directors

Key changes for Rockwall on North Texas Municipal Water District Board of Directors

ROCKWALL, TX (Aug. 1, 2022) With all the emphasis on water these days, the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) has come into prominence of late. Specifically of note, there have been some key changes with the City of Rockwall’s representatives on the NTMWD Board of Directors. After nearly three decades, one representative has retired […]

Rockwall Police Chief Geron gives ‘State of the Department’ remarks

Rockwall Police Chief Geron gives ‘State of the Department’ remarks

ROCKWALL, TX (July 6, 2022) Rockwall Police Department Chief Max Geron shared the following at last night’s Rockwall City Council meeting: “It has been my great honor to serve the citizens of Rockwall as your Police Chief for the last 2 ½ years. I am honored and excited to accept a senior director position with […]

Rockwall firefighters’ presented with Lifesaving Award

Rockwall firefighters’ presented with Lifesaving Award

ROCKWALL, TX (July 6, 2022) At last night’s Rockwall City Council meeting Captain Lewis Johnson (pictured on the right), Captain Todd Rowan (not pictured), and Firefighter Josh Turner were recognized with a Lifesaving Award. We are especially proud of their efforts in playing a direct role in saving a life. On March 31, 2022 at […]

Heath City Council members Rolater, Weaver and Krause endorse Frank New for Rockwall County Judge

Heath City Council members Rolater, Weaver and Krause endorse Frank New for Rockwall County Judge

HEATH/ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 7, 2022) Heath City Council members Brent Weaver, Donna Rolater, and Rich Krause are proud to announce their endorsement of Frank New for Rockwall County Judge. Having served side by side with Frank for the past several years, each of them feel they have had the opportunity to see for themselves exactly […]

Rowlett Mayor Tammy Dana-Bashian announces her resignation

Rowlett Mayor Tammy Dana-Bashian announces her resignation

ROWLETT, TX (Feb. 2, 2022) — Tammy Dana-Bashian is relocating to a different state and has therefore formally resigned her position as Mayor of Rowlett, effective February 28, 2022. Watch her announcement at the end of last night’s City Council Meeting here: https://rowletttx.new.swagit.com/videos/153862 (at the 58:50 mark in the meeting recording video). Mayor Pro Tem […]

City of Rockwall to call for May 7, 2022 General Election to elect three City Councilmembers

City of Rockwall to call for May 7, 2022 General Election to elect three City Councilmembers

ROCKWALL, TX (Dec. 17, 2021) The City of Rockwall will soon be calling an election to be held on May 7, 2022 for the purpose of electing three City Councilmembers – one each for Places 2, 4 and 6. Terms for all elected Rockwall City Councilmembers are for a period of two years. Two of […]

Jim Chester announces candidacy for Heath City Council – Place 5

Jim Chester announces candidacy for Heath City Council – Place 5

HEATH, TX (Nov. 5, 2021) Jim Chester formally announces his candidacy for Place 5 on the Heath City Council for the election in Spring 2022.  That seat is currently held by John Beaman, who will not be running for reelection. A 5th Generation Texan, lawyer, entrepreneur, and university professor, Jim has been actively involved in […]

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