The mission of the Heath Municipal Benefits Corporation (HMBC) and Heath Economic Development Council (HEDC) is to attract and facilitate desirable business opportunities within the City of Heath, that benefits the City and it’s citizenry and provides responsible and manageable growth.

The Heath Municipal Benefits Corporation (HMBC) and Heath Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) are Type A & Type B Corporations established to encourage distinctive economic development that contributes to a high-quality lifestyle.

They meet the fourth Tuesday of each month. Agendas for each meeting are available online.

The president is former Rockwall Mayor Alma Howard.

Heath is a lakeside community of premier neighborhoods in Rockwall and Kaufman Counties boasting large lots, low density and consistently increasing property values.

Located on the eastern shores of Lake Ray Hubbard – about 20 miles east of Dallas, and just minutes south of Rockwall, the City is home to 37,000 residents with an average age of 34 and average household income of $128,000. The average new home value is $500,000.

Residents have easy access to I-30 on the north and I-80 on the south for commuting to Dallas suburbs.

The city is home to:

  • Baylor Medical Center, set within a growing campus of medical services
  • Rockwall-Heath High School, the 2012 Class 4A State Baseball Champion
  • Highly-rated Buffalo Creek Golf Course, designed by Tom Weiskopf
  • Olympic-level sailing at Rush Creek Yacht Club
  • Lakeside Terry Park
  • A hiking/biking trail system

To learn more about the City of Heath’s economic development opportunities, call Kim Dobbs at 972-771- 6228 or visit: