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Media relations is very important to the City of Rowlett since many residents get their news about us from TV, radio and newspapers. Here, you can find out the latest news from the City of Rowlett and see what we send to the media on a regular basis.

2014 News Releases
September 8 - Movies on Main
August 29 - Stage 3 Watering Restrictions Temporarily Eased
 June 26 - The Homestead at Liberty Grove Breaks Ground
June 16 - Fireworks on Main
My 21 - City Council Approves Village of Rowlett Downtown Plan
May 8 - Rowlett Fire Rescue Receives American Heart Association Award
May 7 - Memorial Day/Touch a Truck 
March 27 - Easter Egg Hunt
March 27 - Easter Pup-a-Palooza
March 18 - Register Now for Rowlett's First-ever Cardboard Boat Regatta!
January 21 - Sanitary Sewer Blockage
January 15 - Ice Storm Debris Removal Plan Update
January 10 - Little Sweethearts Dance is February 8
January 7 - Jim Proce Promoted to Assistant City Manager

2013 News Releases
November 20 - Brian Funderburk named Rowlett City Manager
November 14 - Rowlett Named #1 Small City in America to Move to
July 26 - Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile Virus
July 26 - City Manager Lynda Humble Resigns
April 1 - City Receives Upgraded ISO 2 Rating

2012 News Releases
October 23 - Fire Chief George Harris to Retire
August 21 - Sixth Positive Human Case and Rowlett Opts into Aerial Spraying
August 17 - Dallas County to Ground Spray Entire City
August 17 - Rowlett Holds Emergency City Council Meeting on Aerial Spraying
August 16 - Fifth Rowlett Resident Tests Positive for West Nile Virus
August 7 - Fourth Rowlett Resident Tests Positive for West Nile Virus
August 1 - Third Rowlett Resident Tests Positive for West Nile Virus
July 30 - Second Rowlett Resident Tests Positive for West Nile Virus
July 25 - Rowlett Resident Tests Positive for West Nile Virus
July 12 - 3rd Annual Boards and Commissions Volunteer Fair
June 26 - Dallas County to Spray for Mosquitos Infected with West Nile
June 22 - Dallas County to Spray for Mosquitos Infected with West Nile
March 8 - Police Chief Matt Walling to Retire

2011 News Releases
January 7 - City Manager Presents 'FY 2010: A Year In Review' Video
April 19 - John Harper Resigns as Mayor of Rowlett, Texas
April 26 - Warm Weather Crime Prevention Tips
May 4 - 7th Annual Bike Rodeo & Safety Fair
May 5 - House Fire Assault
May 6 - Arrest Made in House Fire Assault
May 16 - Memorial Day Event
July 20 - 2nd Annual Boards and Commissions Volunteer Fair
August 9 - Citizen Fire Academy
August 22 - STEP Back to School Safety
August 25 - Town Hall Meeting

2010 News Release Archive
May 17 - Brian Funderburk named Assistant City Manager/CFO
May 18 - Texting while driving video
May 18 - Memorial Day, Touch-A-Truck on May 29
June 24 - Hope Against Violence prayer vigil
July 12 - Money Magazine ranks Rowlett #24 in nation's "Best Places to Live"
July 15 - Mayor Harper delivers message on ranking in Money Magazine
August 2 - Rowlett to celebrate Money Magazine ranking
August 3 - House fire on Lois Lane
August 17 - Wet Zone wraps up summer with Dog Swim
August 18 - Rowlett named Playful City USA
August 30 - City to Host Volunteer Fair 8-13-10
September 18 - KRB to host electronics recycling event
October 4 - Design Day for Playground Set
October 7 - DART hosts construction tour for Rowlett, Garland Mayors
October 21 - Quinn re-elected to TMCA board of trustees
October 21 - Boo Bash scheduled for Oct 29
November 16 - Holiday Parade set for Saturday, Nov. 20
November 23 - City to "Light Up Main" with tree lighting festivities
Novebmer 24 - Community to build playground in one day
December 27 - 2011 'Shop Rowlett' Stimulus Program begins Jan. 1



4000 Main Street Rowlett, TX 75088