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    Friday @ 5 - Friday, April 19

    We hope you enjoy staying up to date with all the City operations, projects, events, meetings and other items of community interest! 4-19 Friday@5
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    Easter Pup-a-Palooza - Saturday, April 20

    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...
  3. Early voting with red check mark

    Early voting for the May 4 General Election begins April 22

    Your vote counts! Early Voting for the General Election begins Monday, April 22 and will end Tuesday, April 30. Rowlett registered voters, whether residing in Dallas County or Rockwall County, may vote at any Dallas County Early Voting location. Additional Election Info...
  4. Mayors Spotlight Bayside

    April Mayor's Spotlight - A Thank You to Our Community's Volunteers!

    As April is National Volunteer Month, this month Mayor Dana-Bashian celebrates all the volunteers, individuals, and civic organizations that continue to give back to OUR community in so many ways. Read it here...
  5. Cover of the 2019 Lakeside Leisure Summer edition

    Summer 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 summer classes and programs for kids and grown-ups alike at the Rowlett Community Centre… Read it Here...
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    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...
  7. Kid Fish 2019 flyer

    Kid Fish - Saturday, April 27 at Community Park

    Great FREE event from 9am-Noon designed to foster a love of fishing and the outdoors in our youth. The pond at Community Park will be stocked with 500 pounds of adult catfish and prizes and trophies will be awarded to winners in three age divisions. Additional Info...
  8. Cardboard Boat Regatta participants dressed as vikings in their boat

    Cardboard Boat Regatta - Saturday, April 27 @ Community Park

    Cardboard Boat Regatta is at 1:30pm @ the Community Park pond, immediately following the Kid Fish event. So much fun to watch, and the perfect “team-building” opportunity for schools, sports teams, scouting and church groups! Additional info...
  9. Hazard Mitigation Plan text on green background

    Dallas County Hazard Mitigation Action Plan Survey

    Please let your voice be heard! Participate Help us collect public input in developing the hazard identification and risk assessment and mitigation, or risk reduction, actions and projects for the Rowlett annex of the plan. Read on...
  10. Becky Sebastian

    April Spirit of Rowlett Award - Becky Sebastian

    Congratulations to Becky Sebastian, 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...
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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...
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    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...
  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. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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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