Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt rescinds disaster declaration

Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt rescinds disaster declaration

ROCKWALL, TX – February 22, 2021 – On February 17, 2021, Under the provisions of Chapter 418 of the Texas Government Code, I declared a local state of disaster in the City of Rockwall, Texas ordering all public buildings, business, and governmental buildings within the City limits to extinguish all outside lighting and signage when […]

A Christmas Message from Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt

A Christmas Message from Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt

This year has been the one most challenging for all of us on this City Council. I know we have all thought, “When will it end?” In a few days we will celebrate Christmas, and for Christians it is a time for rebirth and reexamination of our lives and how we live our lives. We […]

Rockwall Mayor declares outdoor areas within city not covered under Governor’s Order GA-29

Rockwall Mayor declares outdoor areas within city not covered under Governor’s Order GA-29

ROCKWALL, TX – July 8, 2020 – City of Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt issued the following Mayoral Declaration following Monday’s City Council meeting. He declared that all outdoor areas within the City of Rockwall are not covered under Executive Order GA-29 (which mandates the wearing of a face mask to cover the nose and mouth […]

Message to Rockwall community from Mayor Jim Pruitt regarding COVID-19

Message to Rockwall community from Mayor Jim Pruitt regarding COVID-19

From Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt to the community: I wanted to share with you my growing concern surrounding the COVID-19 virus which has swept through our nation and around the world. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those who have been adversely impacted already or will be impacted in the coming days, weeks, and […]

State of the Cities: Rockwall, Heath, Fate and McLendon-Chisholm

State of the Cities: Rockwall, Heath, Fate and McLendon-Chisholm

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 28, 2019) At its partnership luncheon on Feb. 20, Rockwall Chamber of Commerce welcomed State of the City addresses from the mayors of Rockwall, Heath, Fate and McLendon-Chisholm. Here are some highlights from each of the mayors’ presentations. City of Rockwall In his State of the City presentation, Mayor Jim Pruitt […]

Jim Pruitt Files For Final Full Term as Rockwall Mayor

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 16, 2019) Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt has filed for his final full term as Mayor in the May city elections.  The City of Rockwall has term limits and the Mayor is limited to three, two year terms. Pruitt, 62, has served on the Rockwall City Council since 2012 and was elected […]

Mayors provide city updates at Rockwall Chamber Luncheon

Mayors provide city updates at Rockwall Chamber Luncheon

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 2, 2018) The mayors of Rockwall, Heath, Fate, McLendon-Chisholm and Royse City provided updates and answered questions on their respective cities during the Rockwall Chamber Partnership Luncheon on Feb. 21. Here are some of the highlights from their presentations on what’s happening and what’s to come in Rockwall County. Rockwall Mayor […]

‘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 […]

Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt files for relection

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 18, 2017) Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt has filed to retain his mayoral seat in the May city elections. Pruitt, 60, has served as Rockwall Mayor since December 2014.  Prior to becoming Mayor he served on the Rockwall City Council as a councilman and as the mayor pro tem. “I have been honored to […]

Rockwall Mayor’s Message: Open letter to citizens about restroom ordinance

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 11, 2016) First, I do not know why we have to have this conversation about the use of public restrooms.  We have never had a law against this, nor needed one, because common sense has prevailed and folks have used the appropriate facilities.  Unfortunately, however, we have been thrust in a […]

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