City of Rockwall May 4, 2019 General Election

City of Rockwall May 4, 2019 General Election

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 21, 2018) – In early 2019, the City of Rockwall will call an election to be held on May 4, 2019 for the purpose of electing the Mayor and three City Councilmembers – one each for Places 1, 3 and 5. Terms for all elected Rockwall City Councilmembers are for a period […]

Join the City of Rockwall for the Mappiest Day of the Year

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 30, 2018) On Wednesday, November 14, the City of Rockwall’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) will host its 5th Annual GIS Day event. GIS Day is an international event that showcases how GIS is used and what the technology offers. It also coincides with National Geography Awareness Week, a geographic literacy initiative sponsored […]

City of Rockwall to host Open House for Comprehensive Plan Update

City of Rockwall to host Open House for Comprehensive Plan Update

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 28, 2018) The City of Rockwall’s Planning and Zoning Department will host an open house to present the OURHometown Vision 2040 Comprehensive Plan Update. The open house will be held in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 385 S. Goliad Street, on Monday, November 12 from 6-8 p.m. […]

Celebrating the Roots of the Rockwall Farmers Market

Celebrating the Roots of the Rockwall Farmers Market

City of Rockwall honors Farmers Market co-founder with downtown plaque (ROCKWALL, TX — August 2, 2018) Family and friends of the late Barbara Coleson (1937-2017), co-founder of the Rockwall Farmers Market, gathered in downtown Rockwall’s San Jacinto Plaza to witness the unveiling of a plaque made in her honor on July 14. The plaque, which […]

City of Rockwall begins streaming public meetings to increase transparency

City of Rockwall begins streaming public meetings to increase transparency

(ROCKWALL, TX – Dec. 1, 2017) The City of Rockwall is now expanding the level of transparency and accessibility to its nearly 43,000 residents. The City has contracted with Dallas-based Swagit Productions to provide hands-free video streaming of key public meetings. The Rockwall City Council, Planning & Zoning Commission, Parks & Recreation Board, and Historic Preservation Advisory […]

City Council votes to lower tax rate for Rockwall residents for fourth year in a row

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 19, 2017) At their regular meeting last night, the Rockwall City Council voted to decrease taxes more than three cents, making this the fourth straight year to implement a decrease. The 2016 rate was the lowest since 2008, and this year’s rate goes below that. In the vote, the Council adopted […]

City of Rockwall seeks residents’ input to address future growth

City of Rockwall seeks residents’ input to address future growth

(ROCKWALL, TX — August 7, 2017) Rockwall’s growth rate has significantly increased over the past two decades. In fact, since the Hometown 2000 Comprehensive Plan was adopted, the city’s population has more than doubled, from 20,528 in 2000 to 41,370 in 2017. In an effort to keep pace with that growth, city leaders have been […]

City of Rockwall appoints new City Engineer and Director of Public Works

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 1, 2017) The City of Rockwall has promoted Assistant City Engineer, Amy Williams, P.E., to City Engineer / Director of Public Works. Former City Engineer, Tim Tumulty, P.E., retired at the end of July after four years with the City and 33 years in local government at the Cities of Carrollton, […]

City of Rockwall seeks resident input for I-30 corridor expansion

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 12, 2017) The City of Rockwall is looking for input from residents about what they’d like to see for future commercial development along the I-30 corridor. As Rockwall continues to grow, the City Council is guiding planning and preparation to continue growth in a positive direction. There will be an open […]

‘State of the City’ luncheon provides outlook on economy, roadways

‘State of the City’ luncheon provides outlook on economy, roadways

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 21, 2017) The Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed a “State of the City” presentation by Mayor Jim Pruitt, City Manager Rick Crowley and EDC President/CEO Sheri Franza during its monthly partnership luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 15. Pruitt said the steady growth Rockwall has seen in the past decade has led […]