We’re excited about Grass Roots Lawn Services becoming a part of the Royse City Chamber community. https://www.facebook.com/grassroots1613 or call (469) 863-1230 for info.
We want to welcome Jackson Services Heating & Air Conditioning to the Royse City Chamber community. http://jacksonservicesstaycool.com/ for more info.
County Commissioner David Magness spoke as follows:
“Rockwall County continues to work on the $117.5 million transportation plan approved by voters in 2004 and 2008. Projects that are underway at this time are the FM 3549/I-30 Interchange and the widening of FM 740 in Heath.
The SH 66 project, which includes turn lanes at major intersections and the rehabilitation of the main lanes, will begin in March of this year.
FM 3549 from I-30 to SH 66 will be widened to a four lane divided highway. This project will begin in early 2018.
The SH 276, which extends from SH 205 eastward to FM 549, will be widened to a six lane divided roadway, with construction expected to begin in late 2018.
TXDoT will be upgrading SH 205 across Rockwall County, with engineering underway at this time. A construction date has not been set.
TXDoT is also widening I-30 form Bass Pro in Garland to the Rockwall/Hunt County line. This $600 million project calls for 4 main lanes from Bass Pro to SH 205. It also includes the addition of three lane service roads across the lake. From SH 205 eastward to the FM 2642 Interchange in Hunt County, capacity will be increased to three lanes each direction, with one way frontage roads across the county. Construction of this project is estimated to be five or six years away.
Rockwall County has approximately $38 million remaining from the initial bond program, and will focus on FM 549, FM 552 and SH 276 with the remaining monies.”
Thank you County Commissioner for informing us of the many County projects.
At our January 17th monthly Chamber luncheon new members were presented with their plaques and spoke about their businesses.
Welcome to the Royse City Chamber community.
Left to right: Mark Jackson with Jackson Services and Kelly & Greg Hurst with Grass Roots Landscaping.
The Chamber holds a wreath auction at the November luncheon each year with the entirety of the
proceeds being donated to a local cause. This year the committee choose the Royse City Fire Department as the recipient. Shown receiving the check for $1,000 is Fire Chief Ricky Bell and Chamber Director Julia Bryant.
The Royse City Animal Shelter accepted a check from the proceeds of RunFest which took place on October 15th in the amount of $1,097.56. Shown are Animal Control officers Omar Nerio and Celena Ramirez.
The Children’s Advocacy Center of Rockwall County was presented a check in the amount of $1,658.45 from a portion of the proceeds of Microfest which took place on October 15th. Patty Mejia is shown accepting the check from Microfest Chair Vivian Brown and Chamber Director Julia Bryant.