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In The Spotlight

TxDOT Virtual Public Meeting – I-30 Hunt County West
Where: The virtual public meeting will be available at the link below beginning on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 at 5 p.m. and will be available until Friday, March 12, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Virtual Public Meeting – I-30 Hunt County West (
When: Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021
The virtual public meeting will be available for comment by 5 p.m.
Purpose: TxDOT Paris District is proposing improvements to I-30, including reconstruction and widening of the four-lane freeway to six lanes, reconfiguration of access ramps, and incorporation of one-way frontage roads from FM 2642 to SH 34 in Hunt County, Texas. This notice advises the public that TxDOT will be conducting an online virtual public meeting on the proposed project.

We are proud to announce that on 2-9-2021, our city council unanimously approved for city hall be named the “Janet Nichol Municipal Center”.
Please join us in congratulating Commissioner Janet Nichol. This is such a fitting tribute. Commissioner Nichol has been a tremendous asset for our community. She is a lifelong resident of Royse City, a local business owner and has served a combined twenty years of municipal service, the last half serving as our Mayor. We look to her continued impacts on Rockwall County Precinct 4. 

ATTENTION ALL SMALL BUSINESSES LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS OF ROYSE CITY The Royse City Community Development has developed a Disaster Relief Fund program in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Click here for program requirements and how to submit an application.

09/08/2020 – City of Royse City’s City Council extends/amends Declaration of Local Disaster for Public Health Emergency:  Click Here for the Declaration.

HHSC Statewide COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line: The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has launched a statewide mental health support line to help Texans experiencing anxiety, stress, or other emotional challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This resource offers support for all Texans and can be reached any time day or night at 833-986-1919. The line is operated by the Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD, and offers trauma-informed support and psychological first aid to those experiencing mental health symptoms related to COVID-19. Counseling services are confidential and free of charge. More information on mental health resources and your local metal health authority can be found on HHSC’s website.



From The Mayor

Janet Nichol

Welcome and I am glad you have chosen Royse City for your hometown. We are a growing city with a small town feel. We are friendly and caring people. Make sure to visit the Downtown District, which is the heart of our city. We have great schools and we work very closely with the school district. I hope that you have found your forever home with us. If I can be of any help, please feel free to reach out to me.

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