you bought it, we built it

You know that shirt you just bought? Well, it helped improve our infrastructure. In fact, any time you shop the rock we are able to reinvest in the community, making it a win-win for all of us. Curious to know more about what we built with what you bought? Read on for the latest news.

Public Safety

City breaks ground on public safety training facility

On Thursday, Nov. 17, City officials broke ground on Round Rock’s first Public Safety Training Facility. The $29-million, 65,000-square-foot building is being paid for by bond funds as well as the City’s Self Financed Construction fund — a bucket that gets filled when more people Shop the Rock. The facility will include: Police and Fire administration and training offices Classrooms Training room Warehouse Fire scenario training warehouse Firing range and associated classroom and storage space Highway…

City breaks ground on two new Fire Stations

On Monday, Nov. 16, Round Rock City Councilmembers, Fire Chief David Coatney, members of the Fire Department, City officials and area residents celebrated the ground breaking ceremony of Fire Station No. 4 and Fire Station No. 8. “The construction of these two fire stations is to improve the response needs of the community and shows our City’s dedication to the safety and well-being of our citizenry,” Battalion Chief Shane Glaiser said. The groundbreaking was celebrated…

Two new Fire Stations to start construction later this year

The City will begin construction on two new fire stations in the coming fiscal year. In late November/early December, the City is expected to break ground on Station No. 8 at 1612 Red Bud Lane. About eight weeks later, the City will break ground on a new station at the intersection of Double Creek Boulevard and Lisa Rae Drive. The Lisa Rae Drive station will replace the existing Station No. 4, currently located at 3300 Gattis School…