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In The Spotlight

City Hall will be closed Monday, May 25, 2020 in observance of Memorial Day.  Normal office hours will resume on Tuesday, May 26, 2020.

We will have an opening on the Heritage Preservation Committee in June.  Please complete an application if you have expertise in at least one of the following fields: architect, planner, or representative of a design profession; historian; licensed real estate agent or broker.  If you have any questions, please contact City Secretary, Deborah Sorensen at (972) 524-4825.

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.

04/07/2020 – City of Royse City’s City Council extends 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.


Howard Street Residents: Click Here for more information on road construction.

Click Here for more inf/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/0749_001.pdformation on the 2020 Census.


Royse City is proud to partner with the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas to operate all of the sports programs offer through Royse Parks and Recreation. Beginning January 1, 2020, the following sports will be available and managed by the YMCA: youth baseball, softball and T-ball and adult kickball and flag football.  Walker Hawk and other local sports facilities will continue to be utilized as a part of this partnership.

“We are so excited about our cooperative partnership with the YMCA. The YMCA has a long history of bringing tangible value to a local community. Our partnership will enhance the lives of Royse City citizens and broaden the levels of services available to them.” said Mayor Janet Nichol. “We feel honored to have been chosen to join other cities in flying the YMCA banner.”

To learn more or register visit

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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