Rockwall Mayor partners with county mayors on roll back property tax appraisals request to Gov. Abbott

Rockwall Mayor partners with county mayors on roll back property tax appraisals request to Gov. Abbott

Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt, in partnership with the mayors of several other cities in Rockwall County, has petitioned Governor Greg Abbott to put a freeze on property tax values for 2020. In concern for the numerous financial challenges residents have already experienced this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and the potential hard times still […]

Rockwall County mayors including Heath Mayor Kelson Elam ask Governor Greg Abbott to freeze property tax values at 2019 levels

Rockwall County mayors including Heath Mayor Kelson Elam ask Governor Greg Abbott to freeze property tax values at 2019 levels

Mayors in Rockwall County, including Heath Mayor Kelson Elam, have joined their counterparts statewide in asking Governor Gregg Abbott to avoid a probable double digit property tax increase for Texas property owners by adopting the 2019 property tax valuations for the year 2020. The Mayors also asked that any newly developed property that was not […]

City of Rockwall Mayor issues revised Declaration of Local State of Disaster Due to Public Health Emergency

City of Rockwall Mayor issues revised Declaration of Local State of Disaster Due to Public Health Emergency

The City of Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt has issued the following revised disaster declaration in public health for the City of Rockwall, extending the declaration until April 30th: WHEREAS, beginning in December 2019, a novel coronavirus, now designated SARS-CoV2 which causes the disease COVID-19, has been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization; […]

City of Rockwall continues work to limit in-person interaction to increase safety

City of Rockwall continues work to limit in-person interaction to increase safety

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 26, 2020) As we mentioned last week with building inspection permits, the City of Rockwall is working to limit in-person interaction, while continuing to provide essential services to residents and the public. In an attempt to protect everyone in these uncertain times, the Rockwall Municipal Court, Utility Billing, Building Inspections and Neighborhood […]

City of Rockwall Limits In-Person Interaction, Encourages Online Permitting and Documentation

City of Rockwall Limits In-Person Interaction, Encourages Online Permitting and Documentation

From the City of Rockwall: March 20, 2020 – In an attempt to protect our customers, contractors and city personnel in these uncertain times, the Rockwall Building Inspection and Neighborhood Improvement Services Departments encourage you to utilize our existing online tools to obtain permits, certificate of occupancy and/or contractor registrations. You can find more information […]

City of Rockwall Mayor Issues Revised Declaration of Local State of Disaster Due to Public Health Emergency

City of Rockwall Mayor Issues Revised Declaration of Local State of Disaster Due to Public Health Emergency

The City of Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt has issued the following revised disaster declaration in public health for the City of Rockwall, following Governor Greg Abbott’s recent Executive Orders to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 : WHEREAS, beginning in December 2019, a novel coronavirus, now designated SARS-CoV2 which causes the disease COVID-19, has been declared […]

City of Rockwall Mayoral Declaration of Local State of Disaster Due to Public Health Emergency

City of Rockwall Mayoral Declaration of Local State of Disaster Due to Public Health Emergency

The City of Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt has issued the following disaster declaration in public health for the City of Rockwall: WHEREAS, beginning in December 2019, a novel coronavirus, now designated SARS-CoV2 which causes the disease COVID-19, has been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization; and   WHEREAS, the symptoms of COVID-19 […]

City of Rockwall: Important message regarding flushable wipes

City of Rockwall: Important message regarding flushable wipes

Recent events have caused a temporary shortage of toilet paper, which has led to an increase in the sales of flushable wipes and other alternative paper products. These flushable wipes and alternative paper products pose a serious risk to the City’s sanitary sewer system. The massive clog in the picture below was removed from a […]

City of Rockwall honors legacy of retiring Administrative Services Director Cheryl Dunlop

City of Rockwall honors legacy of retiring Administrative Services Director Cheryl Dunlop

Today, the City of Rockwall commemorated the retirement of a woman who has poured her heart and soul into the community. City officials and community members gathered at The Center in Rockwall to honor Cheryl Dunlop as she prepares to retire after more than 20 years of service to the City. Dunlop has been the […]

Rockwall City Council Lowers Tax Rate for Sixth Straight Year

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 17, 2019) At their meeting Monday night, September 16, the Rockwall City Council voted to adopt a rate below the effective tax rate, which continues a six-year trend to decrease taxes for Rockwall residents. The approved tax rate is 1.42 cents less than the rate last year. Also at the meeting, the […]