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 […]

Italian restaurant “Sauce & Vine” to build in downtown Fate

Italian restaurant “Sauce & Vine” to build in downtown Fate

  (FATE, TX – June 16, 2020) The Fate City Council recently approved an economic development agreement with J&K Land Development, LLC for the purchase of real property in the heart of downtown Fate.  On the property, J&K will build Sauce & Vine, an Italian-inspired, family restaurant that will anchor the downtown and provide full-service restaurant […]

City of Rockwall honors Hometown Hero, Claudette Hatfield

City of Rockwall honors Hometown Hero, Claudette Hatfield

(ROCKWALL, TX) Not one to rest on her laurels, this Hometown Hero will admittedly never slow down. She will always find some way to help make things better in our community. That unique brand of optimism, ingenuity and tenacity is exactly what Main Street Board member Claudette Hatfield has dedicated to Rockwall for nearly 45 […]

Rockwall ISD students earn Reflections’ Overall Award of Excellence

Rockwall ISD students earn Reflections’ Overall Award of Excellence

Several Rockwall ISD students have earned the Overall Award of Excellence in the Reflections program, which fosters creativity in students around the country. Only about 3% of the 60,000 students who submit Reflections entries annually advance to State. According to Debra Axum, RISD Council of PTA, this year’s theme was “Look Within”, and all of the […]

John P. Brandt Announces Candidacy for Fate City Council

Pledges to Bring Business Experience, Sound Judgment, and Know-How to Office (FATE, TX – Feb. 20, 2019) John P. Brandt proudly announces his candidacy for Fate City Council Place 6. The election is to take place May 4, 2019. John’s goal is to encourage the promotion of growth while preserving the traditions and values of the […]

Lorna Kipphut announces run for McLendon-Chisholm City Council, Place 1

Lorna Kipphut announces run for McLendon-Chisholm City Council, Place 1

(MCLENDON-CHISHOLM, TX – Jan. 21, 2019) McLendon-Chisholm resident Lorna Kipphut announces she will run for Place 1 on the McLendon-Chisholm City Council in the upcoming May 4 election. “I proudly volunteer to continue my service to Rockwall County by running for McLendon-Chisholm City Council, Place 1 this May. I look forward to meeting even more citizens […]

Trace Johannesen announces candidacy for Rockwall City Council Place 4

Trace Johannesen announces candidacy for Rockwall City Council Place 4

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 5, 2018) Rockwall resident Trace Johannesen announces he will run for Place 4 on the Rockwall City Council in the upcoming May 5 election. “I proudly volunteer to continue my service to Rockwall by running for City Council in Place 4 this May. I look forward to meeting even more Rockwallians and […]