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  1. Rowlett Individual and Household Assistance

    Rowlett Individual & Household Assistance Program

    This City program provides emergency rent/mortgage and utilities (gas, electric and internet) assistance to eligible City of Rowlett residents impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible residents can receive up to $2,000/month for a max of 6 months. Additional Info...
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    Miller Road Bridge Closed 9pm Saturday, September 19 thru 5am Monday, September 21

    The bridge will be completely closed to thru traffic between Sunrise Dr. & Chardonnay Dr. to facilitate the Sapphire Bay sanitary sewer line construction across Miller Road. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your patience! See closure map here...
  3. COVID-19 cell, text reads Open Texas Update

    Governor Abbott Announces Expanded Business Capacity

    Capacity in many Texas businesses will be allowed to expand to 75%, thanks to steady and significant improvements in COVID-19 trends statewide since their peaks in July. Read on...
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    Rowlett Fire Department Awarded $2.65 Million SAFER Grant

    Second grant award in 3 years! Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant from FEMA will allow the Fire Department to strengthen the safety of our community, place additional firefighters on duty, and prepare for the future. Read on...
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    Friday @ 5 - Friday, September 18

    Weekly wrap-up of City operations, projects, and meetings, along with the COVID-19 information and actions to date. Great info - all in one place! 9-18 Friday@5
  6. Movies on Main Drive-in Style

    Movies on Main: Drive-in Style!! Fridays in September

    Join us at Community Park every Friday evening in September for Movies on Main – Drive-in Style! Movies begin at dusk - gates open at 7pm – parking spots are limited and reservations for each vehicle are required. Additional Info...
  7. Tree and person shaking &#34hands&#34, text reads Virtual Public Workshop

    Dan Roberts Environmental Learning Center Virtual Public Workshop - September 22 @ 6

    The Dan Roberts Environmental Learning Center is envisioned to be a hands-on environmental learning experience. The City of Rowlett and Keep Rowlett Beautiful would love to hear YOUR thoughts on this long-desired community amenity. Read on...
  8. City of Rowlett Notice

    Update on National Night Out

    Due to concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19, we will not hold a 2020 National Night Out event. We look forward to this event & visiting everyone in neighborhoods across Rowlett every year, but the health & safety of our community takes priority.
  9. Spirit of Rowlett awardee Chris Bunkoff

    Virtual Spirit of Rowlett Award - Chris Bunkoff

    Congratulations to our latest Spirit of Rowlett Award recipient, Chris Bunkoff! This award is to publicly recognize ordinary residents doing extra-ordinary things in our community. Read on...
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    September Mayor's Spotlight - Fiscal Year 2021 Budget

    This month, Mayor Dana-Bashian provides an overview of the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget. Highlights include lowering both the tax rate and water rates to help residents with the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic! Read it here...
  12. Image of downtown Rowlett, text reads ROBUST Grant

    Rowlett Business Stimulus (ROBUST) Grant Program - Now Accepting Apps for Round 3!

    ROBUST grants will provide short-term, immediate financial aid to small businesses who meet certain criteria and have sustained economic losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible applicants will be randomly selected to receive a max. award of $25,000! Additional Info...
  13. Spirit of Rowlett - DeWayne Gates

    Virtual Spirit of Rowlett Award - DeWayne Gates

    Congratulations to our latest Spirit of Rowlett Award recipient, DeWayne Gates! This award is to publicly recognize ordinary residents doing extra-ordinary things in our community. Read on...
  14. Lake view - Deputy City Manager text

    Job Bulletin: Now Seeking Deputy City Manager

    The City of Rowlett is seeking a forward-thinking leader with strong collaborative and decision-making skills to join its leadership team as Deputy City Manager! Additional Info...
  15. Mayor Tammy Dana-Bashian

    Mayor Appointed to NCTCOG Executive Board

    “I am honored to serve as a member of this team and excited for the opportunity to work with so many outstanding local governments at this regional level,” said Mayor Dana-Bashian. Read on...
  16. Rowlett Clock Tower and downtown, text reads COVID-19 Utility Bill Assistance

    Utility Bill Assistance

    The health and well-being of our customers and our community is our top priority. We understand the concern and uncertainty you may be experiencing regarding and are committed to remaining responsive to the needs to our customers. Read on...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
  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. 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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