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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. collage of American Flag, headstones and soldier at attention for Memorial Day.

    Virtual Memorial Day Ceremony - Monday, May 25 @ 10am

    Join us as we pay tribute to the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country in the U.S. military. To observe safe distancing, the Ceremony will be a virtual experience on the Parks and Recreation Facebook page. Read on...
  4. 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...
  5. Friday at 5 graphic

    Friday @ 5 - Friday, May 22

    Weekly wrap-up of City operations, projects, and meetings, along with the COVID-19 information and actions to date. 5-22 Friday@5
  6. City of Rowlett Notice

    City Offices Closed on Memorial Day

    City of Rowlett will be closed on Monday, May 25 in observation of Memorial Day. Emergency operations remain open, please call 9-1-1 in case of emergency. FCC will conduct garbage collection on their regular schedule.
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. person administering COVID-19 test swab through car window

    Walmart Drive-thru COVID-19 Test Site Now Open

    Testing available to those who meet CDC and state/local guidelines Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 7-9am at Walmart (located at 2501 Lakeview Parkway). No cost, pre-registration required. Read on...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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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