Mayor Morgan: In COVID-19, Round Rock finds the helpers

Mayor Craig Morgan writes a monthly column for the Round Rock Leader. “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’” — Mr. Rogers As Round Rock and other cities across Texas begin to […]

Drinking Water Week

      Water education is crucial for water conservation Drinking Water Week is a great time for everyone in our city to recognize and appreciate that water is always there when we need it. This is a perfect time to learn more about our drinking water!  Water conservation is frequently overlooked because water is […]

Resident concerns about Coronavirus shift in key areas

Round Rock residents remained concerned about the economic impact on the community of the COVID-19 pandemic, but fewer are worried about the impact to their households, according to a second online survey conducted by the City of Round Rock.  More than 800 residents completed the survey April 10-13. The City’s first survey featuring similar questions was conducted March 23-25, just […]

Spring Clean Your Yard

We already know that springtime or really, the end of winter, is a great time to clean out landscaping beds and cut away dead branches and plants to prep for the new spring growth.  In addition to cleaning gutters and planting beds, checking out your irrigation system is another great maintenance tip to get the […]

Mayor Morgan: Round Rock finds a new normal in midst of COVID-19

Mayor Craig Morgan writes a monthly column for the Round Rock Leader. It’s hard to believe that just one month ago, school was in session, spring break was around the corner and life was business as usual. Now, the days blur together from news conference to news conference, and the weeks feel like months. Such is life […]

Cervantes: Library ready to serve in times of crisis

Library Director Michelle Cervantes writes a regular column for the Round Rock Leader. This one appeared online on March 30. Thursday morning, I emptied the outside book return at the library, and there were only a few items to quarantine. Not enough to fill one shelf on the book cart. This time last year we were […]

Local COVID-19 response survey: what we heard, what we’re doing

Thank you to the 1,200-plus residents who completed the COVID-19 online survey we published March 23-25. Your participation really helps. Information is power, particularly in slowing down the spread of the Coronavirus because there is much individuals can do. We, as your local government, can respond better to your needs when we have a clearer […]

Fix a Leak Week!

          The  Environmental Protection Agency’s  annual Fix a Leak Week (March 16-22, 2020) is to encourage Americans to use water efficiently by finding and fixing leaks. Repairing minor leaks, such as running toilets, leaky faucets, and dripping shower heads, can save a family as much as 10 percent on their utility bill and save water […]

Mayor Morgan: State of the City is well-positioned for the future

Mayor Craig Morgan writes a monthly column for the Round Rock Leader. This is a repost of his  most recent feature . Last month, I delivered the annual State of the City address at an event at the United Heritage Center at Dell Diamond . While we had a packed house for the event, thanks to the Round Rock Chamber , I want to share with you […]

Reusing Water Rocks!

The story of our city’s water It’s very important to know where our water comes from and the process it goes through to fully understand and appreciate it. I believe the most important part of water conservation is the education of our community. If each person is more aware and informed about our water source, […]