Rockwall County celebrates Employees of the Quarter

Rockwall County celebrates Employees of the Quarter

ROCKWALL, TX – June 9, 2020 – The Rockwall County Commissioners Court honored two Employees of the Quarter during their meeting today. Congratulations to Omar Sanchez (above) on being awarded the Law Enforcement Employee of the Quarter for Rockwall County. Congratulations to Justin Labrier (above) on his selection as Rockwall County Employee of the Quarter. Our print […]

Rockwall County Commissioners Court Recognizes Employees of the Quarter

Rockwall County Commissioners Court Recognizes Employees of the Quarter

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 22, 2019) Carol Cease with the Rockwall County Library was recognized as the County Employee of the Quarter this morning by the Rockwall Commissioners Court. Carol has been the coordinator for the Adult Literacy program since 2013, managing 75 volunteer tutors and 200-300 adult students each year. With the help of Carol and this […]

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office Personnel Recognized for Lifesaving Efforts in Suicide Attempt

Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office Personnel Recognized for Lifesaving Efforts in Suicide Attempt

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 3, 2019) The Rockwall County Commissioners Court recently recognized Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office personnel with Life Saving Awards from Sheriff Eavenson, Major Calkins, Judge Sweet, Commissioner Gilbert, Commisioner Bailey, Commisioner Sevier, Commissioner Magness and John Vic – Representative of Texas Senator Bob Hall. On May 11, 2019, an inmate in separation […]

Rockwall County Commissioners Court hears big news regarding IH 635 East project

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 29, 2018) During the Rockwall County Commissioner’s Court regular meeting last week, Commissioner David Magness announced the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) and TxDOT’s LBJ East project has been approved by the Regional Transportation Council and Texas Transportation Commission and will move forward into a design/build contract. The project […]

Commissioners hear annual report on Rockwall County budget

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – May 15, 2018) The Rockwall County Commissioners Court received some good news regarding the County’s finances during its regular meeting on Tuesday, May 8. The court unanimously accepted (County Judge David Sweet and Commissioner Lee Gilbert were away on County business) Rockwall County’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year 2017, […]

Rockwall County Library, roads, and jail expansion among topics of discussion during Commissioners Court meeting

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – April 30, 2018) The Rockwall County Commissioners Court met on Tuesday, April 24, to discuss revisions to the County Library’s Borrower’s Card Policy, updates on the county’s Transportation Plan, jail expansion, and several other important action items on the agenda. The Commissioners Court unanimously approved to add driver’s license search capability to […]

Voting goes digital in Rockwall County

Voting goes digital in Rockwall County

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 12, 2018) If you plan to vote in the upcoming elections, you’ll have to put away your pens and paper. Voting is now 100% digital in Rockwall County. Elections Administrator Chris Lynch said last year, the Rockwall County Commissioner’s Court voted to approve funds for brand new electronic voting machines. “This […]

Lee Gilbert Announces Re-Election Bid

Lee Gilbert Announces Re-Election Bid

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Oct. 27, 2017) Lee Gilbert, Rockwall County Commissioner Precinct 2, has announced that he is running for re-election to continue his commitment to a “common sense approach to conservative government”. Since taking office in January 2015, Mr. Gilbert has advocated the lowering of property tax rates for Rockwall County for the […]

Court addresses transit system funding, pay plan

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 27, 2016) Rockwall County Commissioners Court agreed on a change in funding for STAR Transit and approved a conceptual proposal for a new county pay plan at their July 26 meeting. STAR Transit is the regional public transportation system for all of Rockwall County. After losing state funding when the county […]

Rockwall County Commissioners Court holds special meeting to address indigent/mental health care, employee compensation, custodial service

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – July 20, 2016) At a special meeting July 19th, the Rockwall County Commissioners Court addressed a list of programs and services that must be decided before County Judge David Sweet can complete the first draft of the 2016-2017 budget. Discussions about indigent/mental health care, a new employee compensation plan and custodial […]