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Rockwall to plant trees during May 17 event
The City of Rockwall is hosting a tree-planting celebrating the City of Lubbock – its tree exchange partner – at a Trees Across Texas Ceremony sponsored by Rockwall’s Parks and Recreation Department.
Mayor hosts breakfast meeting for citizens
Fate Mayor Bill Broderick will host “Breakfast with the Mayor” for a two-hour period Wednesday.
The breakfast, scheduled every third Wednesday of the month, will be held from 7 to 9 a.m. in the Community Center.
RPD’s Valliant completes advanced management program
Lieutenant David Valliant of the Rockwall Police Department’s Command Staff recently completed the Police Executive Management College at The Institute for Law Enforcement Administration (ILEA) in Plano.
ELECTION DAY: County results provide little drama
Aside from one race decided by a margin of just three votes, all other races on Saturday were pretty one-sided during an election day that included races for the Fate City Council as well as Board of Trustees in both the Rockwall and Royse City Independent School Districts.
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UPDATE: 8:29 p.m. – Bailey with huge lead in RISD Place 4 race.
County has issues with RISD school policing proposal
Talk of law enforcement, specifically jail expansion and school security, were the major areas of discussion during Tuesday’s workshop at the Rockwall County Commissioners Court.
The court spent a large portion of time with the ongoing discussion of potentially providing uniformed officers at 12 elementary schools in Rockwall Independent School District, but made little progress toward a decision.
Updates on downtown project provided during latest city council session
Rockwall City Council members received a detailed update on the downtown renovation project during a Monday work session. The project is nearing the completion of the planning stages and is scheduled to begin construction in June.
Brad Molten, representing La Terra studio, a Dallas-based landscape and architectural firm working with the city on the project, presented before the council updates on all aspects of planning.
Council approval helps Fate move forward with City Hall project
Fate’s new City Hall project moved a step forward this week with the city council’s approval of a contract for architectural services.
Other action involved compensation for the mayor and city council members, and increasing the city manager’s salary and car allowance.
LIVE ELECTION RESULTS
Stay up-to-date on the latest happenings from Saturday's elections in the Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees and City of Fate with our live updates here and also on our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/RockwallHeraldBanner. We will update several times throughout the evening so be sure to check back often for the latest news and info.
Rockwall football teams with Helping Hands to host food drive
The Rockwall High School football teams and head coach Rodney Webb are teaming up with Helping Hands of Rockwall County for a food drive scheduled for May 15.
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