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    Friday @ 5 - Friday, March 22

    We hope you enjoy staying up to date with all the City operations, projects, events, meetings and other items of community interest! 3-22 Friday@5
  2. Mayors Spotlight Bayside

    March Mayor's Spotlight - City Reaches Agreement with Bayside

    Mayor Dana-Bashian answers questions and goes in-depth on the agreement Rowlett has reached with Bayside, including detailing the City’s next steps to develop the unique destination that our citizens deserve. Read it here...
  3. Vote button with Rowlett text

    Make sure you're registered to vote, Rowlett!

    The positions up for election on the May 4 General Election ballot are Mayor and Councilmembers Place 2, 4 and 6. Let your voice be heard - the last day to register to vote or to make a change of address to vote in this election is April 5, 2019! Additional Info...
  4. Keep Rowlett Beautiful Great American Cleanup tshirt and trash claw

    Keep Rowlett Beautiful's Great American Cleanup - Sat, April 6

    Join Keep Rowlett Beautiful from 9am-1pm for a city-wide parks, streets, and neighborhood cleanup day. Individuals, families, schools, and groups are encouraged to help clean up our beautiful town! More Information...
  5. Senior Health Fair poster

    Senior Health Fair - Tuesday, April 9

    Free annual event presented by the Senior Advisory Board from 9am-Noon at the Rowlett Community Centre features free screenings lots of vendors, all with a focus on senior citizen health. Read on...
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    Spring cleaning? Brush & Bulk Pickup and free Landfill Pass information

    FCC will pick up brush and bulky items - no call necessary. Want to cart something off to the CM Hinton Landfill yourself? Get your free pass from the City of Rowlett! Read on...
  7. Water being poured from a pitcher

    NTMWD Annual System Maintenance begins March 4

    The North Texas Municipal Water District will temporarily change the disinfectant in its water treatment process from March 4 through April 1, 2019. The annual, routine change is necessary to maintain the regional system and year round water quality. Read on...
  8. Ask the Mayor grapic

    Ask The Mayor on Rowlett on the Water...on the Move

    Do you have a question you’d like to ask the Mayor? Have you ever wondered WHY we do what we do? And perhaps even HOW we do what we do? Maybe you’re interested in learning more about specific projects going on around town? Read on...
  9. 2 little girls hunting Easter eggs

    Easter Egg Hunt - Saturday, April 13

    Join us from 10am-Noon in Pecan Grove Park for Rowlett’s Easter Eggstravaganza! Bring your baskets and hunt more than 20,000 treat-filled eggs and enjoy lots of kids activities such as face painting, bounce houses and photos with the Easter Bunny. Read on...
  10. Dog holding an Easter basket in her mouth

    Easter Pup-a-Palooza - Sunday, April 14

    Dogs of all sizes are invited to hunt for eggs filled with doggie treats and special prize eggs at Scentral Bark in Herfurth Park from 2-4pm. Remember to bring your Easter basket, leash and proof of rabies vaccination! Read on...
  11. Bin holding old electronics

    FREE Electronic Recycling & Document Shredding - Saturday, April 27

    Keep Rowlett Beautiful sponsors this event, which allows us to get rid of old electronics cluttering up our homes in an environmentally safe manner. Document shredding is also offered, 3 boxes free, limit of 4 more @ $3 each. 9am-1pm at Rowlett HS. Read On...
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    City Reaches Agreement with Bayside

    After nearly two months of negotiation, the City of Rowlett has reached an agreement with Bayside to acquire the property south of IH-30, including the marina, to enable its development with a future partner. Read on...
  13. Tree City USA logo

    Rowlett Named Tree City USA for 16th Consecutive Year!

    The Tree City USA program has been greening up cities and towns across America since 1976. It is a nationwide movement that provides the framework necessary for communities to manage and expand their public trees. Read on...
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    Rowlett Ranks #9 Safest City in Texas

    SafeHome.org has named Rowlett the #9 Safest City in Texas! This is great recognition for the City of Rowlett and demonstrates the City Council commitment to public safety and the outstanding work of our Rowlett Police Department. Additional Info...
  15. Billie Odem - Spirit of Rowlett March 2019

    March Spirit of Rowlett Award - Billie Odom

    Congratulations to Billie Odom, this month's Spirit of Rowlett Award winner! This award is to publicly recognize ordinary residents doing extra-ordinary things in our community, and the recipients are nominated by YOU – the citizens of Rowlett. Read on...
  16. 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...
  17. Salvation Army logo

    Salvation Army Garland Administers Utility Bill Assistance

    Rowlett residents who need help with their utility bills may qualify to receive assistance funded by the City of Rowlett, administered through the Salvation Army in Garland. Read on...
  18. Mic on a spolighted background

    Arts & Humanities Commission "Rowlett Sings!" Contest

    Popular singing competition for our community's talented vocalists returns! Additional Info...
  19. Cover image of Spring 2019 Lakeside Leisure

    Spring 2019 Lakeside Leisure

    Check out all of the upcoming programming & activities your Rowlett Parks & Recreation crew are offering! Special events, activities for seniors, and TONS of spring fitness classes and programs for kids and grown-ups alike at the Rowlett Community Centre… Additional Info...
  20. Kids Kingdom playground

    Kids Kingdom - A 2018 GrownExplore.com 'Coolest Playground'!

    Visit Kids Kingdom today! Features of this all-abilities, community-designed-and-built playground at Pecan Grove Park include a zip line, robot slide, fortress/castle play structure, climbing wall, dino sandbox, big-and-little-kid areas and so much more!
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