Rockwall City Council approves Discovery statue

Rockwall City Council approves Discovery statue

Rockwall, Texas – September 24, 2021 – The Rockwall City Council has approved an art project to honor the City’s rich history. The Discovery Statue Project is named for the three pioneers who discovered the rock wall, for which our city was named. Council has approved funding of $324,800 for a larger-than-life sculpture to be […]

City of Heath participates in Rockwall Area Chamber’s Growth Summit

City of Heath participates in Rockwall Area Chamber’s Growth Summit

HEATH, TX (Sept. 24, 2021) City of Heath leadership joined surrounding Rockwall County leaders at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce’s Growth Summit Luncheon on August 25, featuring economic development updates from each community. “Our Council and EDC are facing the reality of growth with a guided approach to Keep Heath, Heath,” said David Lane, […]

McLendon-Chisholm Mayor Pro Tem Kipphut represents the City at Rockwall Area Chamber’s Growth Summit Luncheon

McLendon-Chisholm Mayor Pro Tem Kipphut represents the City at Rockwall Area Chamber’s Growth Summit Luncheon

MCLENDON-CHISHOLM, TX (August 25, 2021) McLendon-Chisholm was represented today by Mayor Pro Tem Lorna Kipphut at the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce’s Growth Summit Luncheon, featuring economic development updates from the cities surrounding Rockwall. “McLendon-Chisholm is a one-of-a-kind city, with residents who fiercely try to protect a peaceful way of life and wide open, green […]

COVID-19 UPDATE for Dallas County and Rowlett-based businesses from Rowlett Chamber

COVID-19 UPDATE for Dallas County and Rowlett-based businesses from Rowlett Chamber

ROWLETT, TX (August 12, 2021) Yesterday, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins issued an order mandating that all child care centers, public schools, and businesses/commercial entities operating in Dallas County develop a health and safety policy within three days that, at a minimum, requires universal indoor masking for all teachers, students, employees, and visitors. This order […]

Cort LaBlank announces run for Royse City Council, Place 2

Cort LaBlank announces run for Royse City Council, Place 2

ROYSE CITY, TX – March 14, 2021 – As of March 3rd, 2021, I Cort LaBlank am excited to announce I am running for Royse City Council Place 2.  I want to help ensure Royse City experiences effective growth and the needs that come with it.  I am passionate about preserving our city’s history and […]

Public Notice from City of Rockwall: Public hearings rescheduled

Public Notice from City of Rockwall: Public hearings rescheduled

ROCKWALL, TX – February 23, 2021 – Due to the recent inclement weather and power outages, the February 16, 2021 City Council meeting was cancelled. The below public hearings that were scheduled to be held on this date are hereby rescheduled to March 1, 2021. The hearings will take place at 6:00 PM in the City Council […]

Rockwall City Council sets lowest tax rate in 15 years

Rockwall City Council sets lowest tax rate in 15 years

ROCKWALL, TX (September 22, 2020) At their meeting Monday night, September 21, the Rockwall City Council voted to adopt a rate below the no new revenue rate (formerly known as the effective rate), which continues a seven-year trend to decrease the tax rate for Rockwall residents. The approved tax rate is 1.79 cents less than […]

Heath City Council honors Dr. Bonacquisti for his service to Rockwall County

Heath City Council honors Dr. Bonacquisti for his service to Rockwall County

HEATH, TX – July 28, 2020 – Heath Mayor Kelson Elam and City Council honored Dr. Gary Bonacquisti with a proclamation this evening, in recognition of his extraordinary service to Rockwall County, including his position as Rockwall County Medical Director from 2006 and into the midst of a global pandemic, where his leadership and knowledge […]

Rockwall approves public events, city’s Fourth of July festivities to continue as planned

Rockwall approves public events, city’s Fourth of July festivities to continue as planned

Fourth of July Festivities Set to Continue as Planned Rockwall, Texas – June 26, 2020 – The Rockwall City Council took action Friday in keeping with the Governor’s Executive Order GA-28 which states: For any outdoor gathering in excess of 100 people… the gathering is prohibited unless the mayor of the city in which the […]

Open Letter to City of Fate residents from Mayor Pro Tem David Billings

Open Letter to City of Fate residents from Mayor Pro Tem David Billings

(FATE, TX – June 18, 2020) “The work of today is the history of tomorrow, and we are its makers” ~ Juliette Gordon Low.  This quote is the best way of thinking about the future of our city. We are seeing major and exciting changes to our city.  Fresh by Brookshires, and our new restaurant, Sauce […]