Entries by City Hall

May 2017

Headline Story COMMUNITY KICKS OFF EASTER AT FUN & FIT IN THE PARK FEATURING HEART OF HEATH 5K AND 1-MILE FAMILY RUN The Heath community celebrated Easter Saturday on April 15 at Fun & Fitness in the Park, featuring the annual Heart of Heath 5k and One-Mile Family Run.

City of Heath Receives Financial Accolades

The City of Heath once again received a clean audit report from independent auditors. The City’s financial statements for the 2015-2016 fiscal year received an unmodified opinion, which is the best of the four types of opinions that the City could have received. Brooks Cardiel & Company, PLLC conducted the audit and praised the City […]

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION DAY IS APRIL 22

The City of Heath will join the City of Rockwall in hosting the 17th Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day (rain or shine) on April 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rockwall Service Center, 1600 Airport Road. The event is open to City of Heath residents, who must obtain a free voucher […]

TRASH & RECYCLING COLLECTION UPDATE

Effective with services billed in March 2017, the monthly residential curbside waste and recycling fee will increase from $15.13 to $20.12 under a new contract with Progressive Waste Solutions. The contract approved in December 2016 includes replacing the current 64-gallon recycling poly cart with a new 95-gallon rolling poly cart and continues to provide brush […]

April 2017

Headline Story FUN & FIT IN THE PARK IS EASTER SATURDAY, APRIL 15: FEATURING HEART OF HEATH 5K, 1-MILE FAMILY RUN The City of Heath’s traditional Easter Saturday celebration on April 15 includes the Heart of Heath 5k, and the 1-Mile Family Run with awards for the Top 3 boys and Top 3 girls!

POPULATION GROWTH – WHAT’S THE PROJECTION FOR HEATH?

Heath’s population is currently 8,300 – give or take a few, depending upon the data source cited. The build-out population is projected to be 25,000 residents. The term “build-out” means when the space for residential development has been depleted. How Does this Compare the Rest of North Texas? The North Texas total population will gain […]

CITIZENS DOING GOOD THINGS – MR. JOE FOX

Heath resident Joe Fox has been named to the Board of Directors for the North Texas Crime Commission. Formerly the Greater Dallas Crime Commission, the NTCC was established in 1950 and provides a forum for the exchange of information between local law enforcement and federal agencies such as the F.B.I., D.E.A. and the U.S. Marshals […]

THE PLANNING AND ZONING PROCESS – HOW DOES IT WORK?

What is Zoning? Zoning designates legal areas in a municipality to permit and prohibit specific land uses. Zoning is a technique of land-use planning used by local governments in most developed countries. There are a great variety of zoning types, some of which focus on regulating building form and the relation of buildings to the […]