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  1. Give Thanks Thanksgiving graphic

    City facilities closed for Thanksgiving holiday, trash pickup delayed by one day.

    City of Rowlett facilities including City Hall, Community Centre, Community Development, Municipal Court, Library, Police and Fire Administration, and the Animal Shelter will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 22 & 23 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Read on...
  2. Santa in a Fire Engine

    Holiday Events in Downtown Rowlett!

    Join us for lots of festive family fun in Downtown Rowlett this holiday season! Additional Info...
  3. Friday at 5 graphic

    Friday @ 5 - Friday, November 16

    We hope you enjoy reading this weekly update on City operations, projects, and items of community interest! 11-16 Friday@5
  4. Holiday-toy-drive

    Annual Stop a Cop for Christmas Toy Drive

    Help give a less fortunate child living in Rowlett a Merry Christmas this year. Wave down any officer out on patrol, if not responding to a call, they will be happy to accept donations of toys and other gifts appropriate for children of all ages. Read on...
  5. Rowlett Employees receiving award

    City of Rowlett Employees Honored for Exemplary Customer Service

    22 City of Rowlett employees were recognized as Rowlett STARS for their exemplary Customer Service in Fiscal Year 2018 at the November 14 City Council Meeting. Additional Info...
  6. Cindy Burkett with Rowlett Police and Fire Department personnel

    Celebrate the Honorable Cindy Burkett

    Join us at 7:30 in City Hall on December 4 as we recognize her invaluable work within Rowlett, the region, and the State of Texas. We thank her for the hard work and her accomplishments over the last eight years!
  7. Mayors Spotlight graphic

    November Mayor's Spotlight - Fiscal Year 2018 Year in Review

    This month, Mayor Dana-Bashian provides Rowlett citizens with a look at the incredible accomplishments of Rowlett's Fiscal Year 2018. Highlights include adopting a new strategic plan & lowering the city tax rate by 2 more cents - it was a very busy year! Read it here...
  8. Katie Rinz

    November Spirit of Rowlett Award

    Congratulations to Katie Rinz, 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...
  9. Property of the Season logo

    Fall Property of the Season Winners!

    We're excited to showcase this quarter's Property of the Season winners! This award is presented by Code Enforcement Officers to one home in each quadrant on a seasonal basis, and recognizes "Above and Beyond" efforts to beautify our neighborhoods. Read on...
  10. Cover of the 2018 Strategic Plan

    City Council Adopts 2018 Strategic Plan

    The 2018 City of Rowlett Strategic Plan is a visionary long-term plan covering every aspect of the City, providing vision and structure for our continued collaboration, goal-setting, and progress across all areas of local government. Read on...
  11. Mobile Phones Displaying Rowlett Mobile Apps

    Go Mobile with the City of Rowlett App!

    We've launched a new mobile app - conveniently connecting you with your city government services and information. Read on...
  12. Lakeside Leisure Fall 2018 cover

    Fall 2018 Lakeside Leisure

    Check out all of the upcoming programming & activities your Rowlett Parks & Recreation crew are offering! Holiday events, activities for seniors, and TONS of fall classes and programs for kids and grown-ups alike at the Rowlett Community Centre… Additional Info...
  13. 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!
  14. 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...
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