Entries by City Hall

June 2017

Headline Story NEWLY ELECTED COUNCILMEMBERS TAKE OFFICE Newly-elected Councilmembers Frank New, Paul Ruffo, Brent Weaver and Rich Krause were sworn into office at the May 9 City Council meeting by Rockwall County Judge David Sweet. A welcome reception was hosted after the meeting by the City of Heath.

Heath Ranks as the 5th Safest City in Texas

The 2017 ranking by the National Council for Home Safety and Security includes cities with populations of 5,000 or more and is based upon data from the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report statistics including the number of violent and property crimes. Also in the Top 5 Safest Cities were Kermit (#1), Trophy Club(#2), Colleyville […]


According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2015, 818 cyclists were killed in motor vehicle related accidents in the US. That is more than two people per day. May is National Bike Month, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and celebrated in communities from coast to coast. Established in 1956, National Bike […]

TxDOT Construction Alert

Hubbard Drive, between Larry Drive and Smirl Drive, will be closed from 6 p.m., Friday, May 5, through 7 a.m. Monday, May 8, for roadway work related to the TXDOT FM-740 project. Traffic will be routed onto Larry Drive and Terry Lane. The intersection at Smirl Drive and FM-740 will be open except for the […]


The City will co-sponsor with the Environmental Co-op a free E-waste Collection and Document Shredding Event on Saturday, May 13, 9 a.m. to noon at Cain Middle School, 6620 FM 3097. Items accepted for recycling include: televisions, computer monitors, laptops, printers, hard drives, fax machines, gaming consoles, VCR’s, cell phones, radios, cables and cords, networking […]

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 […]