The City will hold the Annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30th, 2022 starting 1:00 p.m. at City Hall, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the US military. The public is invited to attend.

Memorial Day Ceremony Flyer

Rockwall County Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast will be held on May 5, the National Day of Prayer. There will be a light breakfast with worship and speaker Kevin Pate. Doors at The Center at Rockwall, 108 E Washington St, Rockwall, TX 75087 open at 7:30am.

Poster for Rockwall Co. Mayor's Prayer Breakfast

The inaugural McLendon-Chisholm Egg Drop was a huge success. Hundreds gathered to collect the eggs dropped from the helicopter. The crowd enjoyed games, treats and activities, along with area food trucks.

Check out the gallery below to see all the fun.

Join the Community Cleanup Campaign, open to all City of McClendon-Chisholm residents.

Saturday, April 23, 2022 ~ 7:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon


Proof of Residency Required

Bulk Items ACCEPTED at ROLLOFF location:

  • Non-Freon Appliances
  • Furniture
  • Scrap Metal
  • Lumber
  • Mattresses/Box Springs

Bulk Items NOT ACCEPTED at ROLLOFF location:

  • Freon Appliances
  • Automotive products and parts
  • Chemicals / Paint/ Tires
  • Demolition/ construction debris
  • Brush/ tree limbs
  • TV’s

This is your opportunity to do some spring cleaning and the City of McLendon-Chisholm would like to help. All residents are encouraged to participate in the Cleanup Campaign.

  • The Cleanup Campaign is a service for the residents of McLendon-Chisholm and NOT for people from other communities, contractor’s, or businesses.
  • The City website will be updated as more information becomes available.
  • A roll off dumpster will be located at 1371 West FM 550, please bring the ACCEPTED items to this location for disposal.

Thank you for helping to keep the City of McLendon-Chisholm looking clean and attractive.

Code Compliance Department – City of McLendon-Chisholm

Community spirit and pride were high on Saturday, March 12, as a large gathering of McLendon-Chisholm citizens, firefighters and city, county and state leaders turned out for the ribbon cutting and dedication of the new Mike Donegan Public Safety Building.

Mike Donegan was the beloved Mayor of McLendon-Chisholm from 1994 to 2010, which is the longest tenure in the history of the city. His family was also in attendance, and his wife, Sharon, held the honor of cutting the ribbon. Enjoy these photos from this special day…

The community is invited to the dedication and ribbon cutting of the new Mike Donegan Public Safety Building (1371 FM 550, McLendon-Chisholm) on Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 10am.

Following the ceremony stay to enjoy the open house from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Events include station tours, fire truck static displays, fire fighting demonstrations, kids activities and more.

In-N-Out burger truck will be handing out delicious burgers from 11am to 1pm, while supplies last.

Mike Donegan served as Mayor of McLendon-Chisholm from 1994 to 2010, which is the longest tenure in the history of the city. After he was Mayor, Mike worked behind the scenes and was a strong supporter and mentor to past and current councilmembers. A native Texan, Donegan was a 1972 graduate of Texas A&M University where he was a member of the Corps of Cadets. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and achieved the rank of Captain during his five years of duty. Mike sadly passed away last year.

The Mike Donegan Public Safety Building


The inaugural McLendon-Chisholm Egg Drop is Saturday, April 9, from 9:00am to 12:00pm. All are welcome to attend this free community event and there will be activities for all ages. Hosted by Home & Heart and the City of McLendon-Chisholm, the event will be held at City Hall, 1371 W FM 550.

Make sure to bring your baskets for the helicopter egg drop! There will be multiple egg hunts broken into different age categories ranging from age 2 and under to age 21 and up.
Don’t forget to bring your camera for photos with the Easter Bunny.

Featured Activities Include:

  • Helicopter Egg Drop
  • The Easter Bunny
  • All Ages Egg Hunts
  • Classic Cars
  • Balloon Animals
  • Face Painting
  • Large Bounce Slide
  • Food Trucks
  • And More Fun Activities

TxDOT schematic drawings for future improvements to SH 205 through McLendon-Chisholm are available for inspection at McLendon-Chisholm City Hall.

These drawings include preliminary grades, median openings (where applicable) and other aspects of the preliminary design. The schematic drawings may be inspected by appointment by calling Rick Crowley, Interim City Administrator, at 469-668-9895.

An invitation to join CERT

Join the ETRC Training Class Feb 12th and 19th

Want to help your community in times of need?  EastTex Regional CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) is looking for new members who want to make a difference and help their community in a times of need.

MCFD is looking to build the Fire District 22 Team to join East Texas Regional Community Emergency Response Team. CERT is an organization through FEMA to help train and organize communities at the local level to help during disasters. They are sponsored by the Rockwall County Office of Emergency Management, and are an all-volunteer organization that helps local law enforcement, fire, and emergency management when disasters strike, missing person searches, and public event support.

ERTC have over 200 active members and serve Rockwall, Hunt, Kaufman, Collin, and Van Zandt Counties and the Town of Sunnyvale.  You are invited to the next training class on Feb 12th and 19th  from 8am – 6pm at the Rockwall Presbyterian Church.

This is a FREE 2 day class that will teach you many preparedness tips to help protect your family as well as the basic skills needed by all ETRC members. Although not required, you can choose to be an active member of the deployment team and be put on a call out list for when there are emergencies. If you’re interested in signing up, visit the ETRC website and follow the links.

You will need to sign up for the class AND complete the application. If you have any questions, feel free to call (214) 915-0361. All volunteers must go through a criminal background check. Ages 14 and over can take the class, but you must be 18 to join the active callout team. If you wish to join the emergency callout team, you will be required to purchase your team shirt and badges for $20.

If you have any questions about being a part of the Fire District 22 CERT, please contact Fire Chief Simmons at

CWD Service Update

Community Waste Disposal (CWD), who provide the City’s trash collection services, have experienced a surge of positive COVID cases amongst their staff members. This is impacting every department.

As a result, there will most likely be delays in multiple areas of CWD’s operations, including the response time of their Customer Service Department to the collection of the materials at the curb.

COVID cases have also impacted their Dispatch Department and and residential truck drivers.

Your patience and understanding during these difficult times is appreciated. CWD will keep City Staff updated on service delays. Ultimately, all material will be picked up at the curb.

For more information visit the CWD website.