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Questions or Comments? Contact Lauri Dodd by email or phone (972) 772-6559
Don't Let the sun set without applying for the Youth Advisory Council
The City of Rockwall is accepting applications for the Youth Advisory Council. The deadline to apply is August 22, 2019.
North Central Texas
The North Central Texas Council of Governments’ Area Agency on Aging is conducting an important survey between now and September 15, 2019, to collect opinions about what matters most to older adults and their caregivers. Input will be used to prioritize services and programs for older adults and caregivers in our area. The survey is available online or by paper copy in both English and Spanish.
For English: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NCTAAA
For Spanish: https://es.surveymonkey.com/r/NCTAAAS
To obtain a paper copy in English or Spanish, please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
FM 1140 (Smirl Drive)
Rockwall, Texas – June 24, 2019 – Farm to Market (FM) 1140 (Smirl Dr.) will be temporarily converted to one lane between Darr Road and Terry Lane starting this Saturday, June 29. North and Southbound traffic will alternate through this location with the assistance of traffic signals. This configuration is expected to last through August 24 and is needed to construct a culvert.
Portable changeable message boards have been placed in advance to inform the traveling public of the closures. Drivers should expect delays and plan accordingly.
For information on this and other road conditions statewide, visit DriveTexas.org
Reconstruction Project -
Rockwall, Texas – January 28, 2019 – A project to reconstruct South Lakeshore Drive / Summit Ridge Drive in Rockwall begins on Monday, February 4. This project will include the reconstruction or replacement of roadway, sidewalks, certain alleys, water lines, wastewater lines and storm drainage systems in the area. Please see map for overall project limits.
SH 276 Project
Rockwall, Texas – Work is kicking off on the reconstruction of SH 276 to FM 549 in Rockwall. The project will widen the roadway to a four-lane highway with a center median and sidewalks. SH 276 will be realigned between SH 205 and Wildrose Drive. Intersections will be constructed at Faircrest Drive and Graystone Drive and the Sh 276/SH 205 intersection will be relocated south to connect to Sids Road. The existing Sh276/Sh 205 intersection will remain but will not connect to the realigned SH 205. The project is estimated to be completed by the Spring of 2020.
Ed Bell Construction Company is the contractor on the $20.6 million project. Work is expected to complete in spring of 2020.
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 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.
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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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.