Rockwall, Texas – March 9, 2016 – Rockwall’s City Secretary, Kristy Cole, was recognized by the City Council at a recent meeting for going above and beyond in her role for the City. Rockwall Mayor, Jim Pruitt, received a letter acknowledging that Cole recently graduated from the Texas Municipal Clerks Certification Program. Mayor Pruitt read the letter during the meeting and recognized Cole for her tenacity and dedication to the City of Rockwall.
The Texas Municipal Clerks Certification Program is a recognized and endorsed professional development program administered through the University of North Texas. As part of the program, students must complete more than 200 hours of individual study, which includes submission of written work and successfully passing four examinations. Course content covers topics such as municipal finance, municipal law, election law, public economics, public administration, human resource management, public and media relations, communications, office administration, and municipal court administration. Each student is also required to attend eight seminars related to the course material, which equals more than 100 hours of additional instruction.
Cole has worked for the City of Rockwall for nearly 13 years, and has served in the capacity of City Secretary for eight years. “It was an honor to be recognized by Mayor Pruitt and the Council for this milestone achievement,” Cole said. “I thoroughly enjoy the work I do for the City of Rockwall and our citizens, and I look forward to the future with gratitude and enthusiasm.”
About The City of Rockwall:
The City of Rockwall, Texas is located 22 miles east of downtown Dallas, on the eastern shore of Lake Ray Hubbard. With a population of more than 41,000, Rockwall is a growing community that offers an extraordinary quality of life for its residents, as well as dynamic business opportunities.
As the county seat of Rockwall County, which is the wealthiest in Texas, Rockwall has received several accolades in recent years, including being named one of the top ten “Best Towns for Families” by Family Circle magazine, and “Number 1 for Job Creation in the United States,” by CNN Money magazine. For more information about Rockwall, please visit www.rockwall.com.
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