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Important Information about Storm Debris
Rockwall, Texas – October 22, 2019 – Rockwall residents who have damage from Sunday night’s storms need to know where to put their debris. The Republic Services bulk trucks cannot fit in the alleyways and people need to put their storm debris at the front curb, just like they do for regular bulk pickup. Republic will be sending extra trucks out starting Wednesday to areas hardest hit by this weekend’s storms to help alleviate a buildup of excess debris.
Construction Project on John King
Rockwall, Texas – October 4 - Project Ladera, located at the intersection of John King Blvd. and Highway 66, will have construction operations starting on October 21. The project will require lane closures from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on both SH 66 and John King Blvd. The construction is expected to be complete by December 9.
Traffic Shift on SH 276
Rockwall, Texas – October 3 - WEATHER PERMITTING, traffic on SH 276 between SH 205 and FM 549 will shift from its existing configuration to a new alignment on Oct 9, 2019 at 9:00pm. Traffic will be placed on a newly constructed roadway so that the project can move to the next phase of construction. The existing SH 276 will terminate at TL Townsend Dr. and the new alignment of SH 276 will connect to SH 276 at Sids Rd. A traffic signal will be placed at the new SH 205 and SH 276 intersection.
This closure is part of a $17.6 million project to reconstruct and widen SH 276 in Rockwall County. The project started in fall 2018 and is scheduled to finish in summer 2020.
Rockwall, Texas – September 27 - Road Closure - Hays Rd just North of Montrose Dr to John King on September 30, 2019. The work will take approximately 3 weeks to complete. We should be able to reopen Hays on Monday October 21, 2019.
Rockwall City Council Lowers
Rockwall, Texas – September 17, 2019 – At their meeting Monday night, September 16, the Rockwall City Council voted to adopt a rate below the effective tax rate, which continues a six-year trend to decrease taxes for Rockwall residents. The approved tax rate is 1.42 cents less than the rate last year. Also at the meeting, the Council adopted the budget for fiscal year 2019-2020.
City of Rockwall gets
The City of Rockwall received an excellent rating and ranked among the best in this area related to transparency in handling and responding to requests for public information. The City was one of 113 local agencies audited by The Dallas Morning News over a period of one year, a study in which the newspaper assessed how well state laws were followed regarding open access to information about how taxpayer money is spent and whether best practices were followed.
VIDEO from the Rockwall EDC showcasing Rockwall. The "Epic" 8 minute version will be premiered at the North Texas Commercial Real Estate Expo (NTCAR) at the Sheraton Downtown Dallas in front of about 1,500-2,000 commercial brokers, etc. We have done this show for years and we are always asked where's Rockwall? Well...we are showing them! Please share Rockwall,
It's just better here.
City of Rockwall Honored As
The City of Rockwall was recently honored with the designation as one of the nation’s newest Preserve America Communities. Preserve America is a federal initiative to encourage and support community efforts to preserve and enjoy America’s priceless cultural and natural heritage. more.
Do your part to help Keep Rockwall’s Waterways Clean! Be on the lookout for pollutants that can damage our natural environment. If you see any illicit/illegal discharges into our Inlets, Storm Sewers, Lakes, Creeks and Streams please report by calling (972) 772-6791. Types of Illicit/illegal discharges: Chlorinated backwash and draining associated with swimming pools, fertilizers, pesticides, lawn/landscape waste, household toxins, Industrial discharges, oil, anti-freeze, paint, cleaning fluids, sanitary sewer discharges, septic tank discharges, wash waters from commercial/industrial activities and washing machine discharges.Current Area Lake Levels Mayor Jim Pruitt
Open Office Hours at
Mayor Jim Pruitt has announced he will have open office hours each Monday from Noon to 4 P.M. at Rockwall City Hall, 385 S. Goliad Street (one block south of the Downtown Square). more...Rockwall City Council provides
an Open Forum at each meeting
Open Forum is an opportunity for citizens to address the Council so that it can hear specific concerns or general comments.
The latest North Texas Municipal Water District Consumer Confidence Report is available on their website.
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Emergency Alert and
Rockwall, Texas – Rockwall County Emergency Management is currently utilizing a communications service that allows us to send important, valuable safety information directly to residents using the latest technology. more...
City of Rockwall Performs Regular
The City of Rockwall conducts regular tests on the first and third Wednesday of the month at 2:00 p.m. unless there is severe weather approaching or already in the DFW area.
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