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  1. City of Rowlett Notice

    UPDATE - Fireworks on Main

    Due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 situation in Texas at the moment and how long it will affect large events, after much discussion and deliberation the City has made the difficult decision to cancel the Fireworks on Main July 4 celebration in 2020. Read on...
  2. dallas county housing and utility assistance program

    Dallas County Housing and Utility Assistance Program

    Now accepting applications for grant funding from Dallas County residents who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  3. Imagine Your Story Summer Reading Program

    Rowlett Library Summer Reading Program

    2020 theme is Imagine Your Story! This year, the Library may doing things a little differently, but there are still plenty of fun programs and prizes to foster and encourage a love of reading. Additional Info...
  4. Rowlett police officers and Special Olympians

    A Message of Support from Mayor Dana-Bashian

    "Many citizens have been reaching out with concern for our community and to obtain an understanding of how we ensure all members of our diverse community feel safe and supported by law enforcement officials." Read on...
  5. Friday at 5 graphic

    COVID-19 Update Friday @ 5 - Tuesday, June 2

    Special mid-week edition sharing all of the COVID-19 City operation information and actions to date. 6-2 Friday@5
  6. Clock tower and downtown Rowlett, text reads City Buildings and Facilities Reopen

    City Offices and Facilities Reopen

    Using a phased approach, the City of Rowlett will reopen limited public access to certain facilities in accordance with Governor Abbott’s executive order and Report to Open Texas. Additional Info...
  7. Charter Review Commission 2020

    Would you like to serve on the Charter Review Commission?

    Rowlett is a Home Rule city and, along with the state laws of Texas, is governed by a Home Rule Charter. Read on...
  8. CARES Act  text with Rowlett logo

    Rowlett to Receive CARES Act Grant Funding

    The $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is designed to provide relief to the American people who suffer the public health and economic impacts of COVID-19. Read on...
  9. Texas capitol building lawn, bucking horse statue

    Governor Announces Phase II of the Open Texas Plan

    Please read on for information regarding updated business and services to reopen May 18, 22 and 31. Additional Info...
  10. North Texas Municipal Water District logo

    UPDATE - North Texas Municipal Water District Cost of Service Review

    Instead of issuing the expected order for this review, the PUC has instead ordered the NTMWD and its 13 member cities into mediation. Read on...
  11. Coronavirus image with Rowlett logo

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

    Facts regarding the virus and how to prevent it, what to do in the event you or a family member become ill, and many other resources including the latest news concerning our community. Read on...
  12. 2020 Census text on red backgrouns

    2020 United States Census

    The US Census Bureau has launched the 2020 Census – a national effort to count every person living in the United States. Additional Info...
  13. Road work graphic

    Intermittent Miller Road closures begin Monday, May 18

    Drilling operations to facilitate Sapphire Bay sanitary sewer line construction on the Miller Road bridge will require stopping traffic in both directions for an extended period of time approximately twice daily when work is underway. Read on...
  14. Coronavirus image with Rowlett logo

    Rowlett Extends Declaration of Local Disaster for Public Health Emergency

    On May 14, 2020 the City of Rowlett amended and extended its Declaration of Local Disaster for Public Health Emergency to mirror any orders and directives put in place by Governor Greg Abbott. Additional Info...
  15. FCC truck, person loading trash into it

    Update on FCC Bulk Pickup

    With everyone at home, this means more time to work in the yard and more time to do some spring cleaning. This also means there are more piles and more “stuff” put out for FCC, which results in fuller trucks faster and more trips to the landfill. Read on...
  16. Sprinkler watering green lawn

    Create Your AMI Profile - Get Real-Time Water Usage

    Water customers (YOU!) have the ability to access your water consumption online. In fact, the system reads every hour so you can get real-time usage information, allowing you to spot and repair potential leaks before they result in a higher bill! Additional Info...
  17. Mosquito on a person&#39s arm

    FREE Mosquito Dunks

    Mosquito season is upon us! Do your part to control them - 2 FREE dunks are available while supplies last to Rowlett residents with a current utility bill or ID. Call 972-412-6125 for pick up at Community Development, 5702 Rowlett Rd., Mon- Fri 8a – 4p. Additional Info...
  18. Road work graphic

    Miller Road Lane Closures

    To facilitate the installation of a Sapphire Bay sanitary sewer line, various lane closures will occur in several locations on Miller Road through August (weather permitting). Read on...
  19. Rowlett Youth Advisory Council members

    Teens - Serve on the Rowlett Youth Advisory Council!

    Attention Rowlett teens - are you looking for ways to give back to the community? If so, we have a spot for you: the Rowlett Youth Advisory Council (RYAC) is now accepting applications! Deadline to apply has been extended to June 30. Read on...
  20. People, bus, bike, trees with the text AARP age friendly community

    Rowlett Designated AARP Age-Friendly Community

    On Tuesday, February 4, the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities welcomed the City of Rowlett as their 431st member, and the first new member for 2020. Read on...
  21. Gold paper with Community Dashboard written out

    Strategic Plan Community Dashboard

    Check out the Community Dashboard to stay up to date on the City of Rowlett’s Strategic Plan. The dashboard illustrates important key results and highlights the accomplishments City staff is making to help Rowlett become The Place to Live, Work, and Play. Read on...
  22. Texas Smart Yard logo

    Do you or someone you know have an award-worthy Texas Smart Yard?

    Our Texas Smart Yard Award recognizes Rowlett residents whose yards are in harmony with native flora, soil, and topography. Residents who use these smart practices save on electricity, water, and sewer costs - and support our local ecosystems! Additional Info...
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