Notice of Deadline to File Application for Place on Ballot

Its that time of year again for our Rio Vista General Election. The following places will be on the ballot for the election for the 2018-2020 term:
Place 1
Place 2

The deadline to run for council is February 15th. Packets can be picked up at the city hall between the hours of 8:30am and 5:30pm from January 16th thru February 15th. If you have any questions, contact city hall at 817-373-2588.

Notice of Deadline to File Application for Place on Ballot

Boil Water Notice

The city is under a boil water notice due to the fiber optic crew his a water line on 916 and Cleburne Whitney Rd.  As soon as we get the results back from the lab we will update via mass notification, Facebook and the city website.

Thank you

Rio Vista Water Deposit

Boil Water Notice 09/25/18

Boil water notice to any citizens that experience low or no water pressure during the repairs today on Hughes and Nichols. As soon as we get the results we will send a message to let you know.


Thank you

Rio Vista Water Department

2019 Proposed Tax Rate

2019 Proposed Tax Rate

Maintenance & Operation Rate:                                   $0.455737 / $100

Interest & Sinking Rate:                                                   $0.184272 / $100

Total Tax Rate:                                                                     $0.640009 / $100

2016 Rollback Tax Rate:                                                   $0.591810 / $100

Firework in City Limits

A friendly reminder to the citizens that Firework are prohibited from being discharged within the city limits of Rio Vista.  Outside of the City Limits, Johnson County does have a burn ban in effect, but that does not include fireworks.  Please use caution due to the extremely dry conditions, which are a fire hazard.  Should you have any questions or concerns please contact the Johnson County non-emergency number at 817-556-6060.  Be safe – Have a Happy Independence Day!

Public Hearing – Annexation

The City of Rio Vista will be holding a public hearing for the Annexation of Quail Meadows development located off of FM916 (Fisherman’s Paradise Road).

Tuesday, July 17th –   Special Called Meeting (Public Hearing No. 1)

Tuesday, July 24th – Regular Meeting (Public Hearing No. 2)

Tuesday, August 14th –  Regular Meeting (Meeting to Adopt Annexation)

2017 Consumer Confidence Report

The Consumer Confident Report is required by The Safe Drinking Water Act of 1996. It provides the water customer the right to know and understand what is in their drinking water. The Consumer Confidence Report identifies the source of the drinking water. The treatment process used to purify the water and what the potential health effects could be.

For more information, please see the attached documents.

2017 Consumer Confidence Report for Public Water System City of RIo Vista

City of Rio Vista Public Works

The City of Rio Vista is looking to hire for Public Works

Maintenance Worker

Under general supervision, performs various semi-skilled and unskilled maintenance work related to the City of Rio Vista utility plants or other related areas. Performs other duties as assigned.

Employee will receive instruction, assistance or supervision on new or unusual situations as they arise. Employee will need to become fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the City.


  • Perform a variety of cleaning and maintenance activities and duties in the operation of the Water and Wastewater Plants and other city buildings.
  • Read water meters monthly and report to City Secretary.
  • Operate various light equipment.
  • Mowing and weed eating city owned grounds as directed.
  • Maintain and make minor repair to assigned vehicles, tools and equipment. Report major repair needs.
  • Adhere to safe work practices and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as needed or assigned.


  • Methods and techniques of maintenance equipment operation.
  • Basic principals and procedures of record keeping.
  • English usage; spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Operation characteristics of various maintenance equipment and tools.
  • Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.


  • Operate a variety of maintenance equipment in a safe and effective manner.
  • Perform heavy manual labor.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instruction.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships.


  • Equivalent to the completion of the 12th grade.
  • One year of general maintenance experience.
  • Valid Texas driver’s license at the time of appointment and must be maintained throughout employment.
  • Must pass a background check.


  • The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class.
  • Maintain the physical capability to perform essential job task and responsibilities and be able to lift 25lbs or more.

Send Resumes to City of Rio Vista, P.O. Box 129, Rio Vista, TX 76093 or come in and fill out an application at 201 S Hwy 174, Rio Vista, TX 76093.     Phone 817-373-2588   Fax 817-373-2988

United Way of Johnson County – 3rd Annual Golf

The United Way of Johnson County is hosting a Golf Tournament on June 8th 2018 at 8:00AM located at the Cleburne Golf Links in Cleburne  Texas.

7:00 am Registration, Driving Range and Putting Green Open

8:00 am Shotgun Start

For Payment or Signup Information:

United Way of Johnson County

817-645-9153   Office

Executive Director:  Aly Engstrom

Tournament Chairman:

Monty Miller 817-648-4788

Untied Way