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    Volunteer as a Board or Commission Member

    Share your expertise, experience and insight as members of a City Board or Commission. While the time commitment is minimal, the opportunity to make a difference in YOUR community is significant. Applications due by August 14. Additional Info...
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    Town Hall Meeting - Tuesday, July 31

    Join us at 6:30pm at the Rowlett Community Centre for this forum on school safety and active shooter awareness and response led by the Rowlett Police Department and members of the Garland and Rockwall Independent School Districts. Read on...
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    Summer Concerts on Main Street - Fridays in August

    Unwind and have some fun in downtown Village of Rowlett on Fridays in August while listening to live music on the Tucker Roofing Systems Main Stage. In addition to some amazing tunes, food trucks will be offering up some tasty treats, so come hungry! Read on...
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    Rowlett City Academy - Registration Now Open!

    12-week course wherein residents learn how their Elected Officials interact with City staff, and how the nine major departments work together to deliver City services on time, on budget, and with an eye to the future. Additional Info...
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    Create Your AMI Profile - Get Real-Time Water Usage

    Water customers (YOU!) now 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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    Community Emergency Response Team class

    The Rowlett Citizen Corps Council is holding a 2-day Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class - Saturdays, August 4 and 11, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Read on...
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    Citizen Police Academy - Register Today!

    The 42nd Citizen’s Police Academy begins August 30, registration is open now. Come learn more about the Rowlett Police Department’s operations during this fun and interactive 12-week course. Additional Info...
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    City Council to Consider Two-Cent Tax Rate Reduction

    In the wake of increased Appraisal District valuations the past two years, the City Council recognizes the need for tax relief. Therefore, they are considering a proposal to reduce the ad valorem tax rate by two cents as part of the FY 2018-2019 Budget. Read on...
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    July 13 Friday @ 5

    The Friday @ 5 for the week ending Friday, July 13 is now available. Read on...
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    Mayor's Spotlight - July, 2018

    This month, Mayor Dana-Bashian highlights the complex issue of water. Learn how to keep track of your usage with the AMI system, read about the new Base Rate flat fee, why rates were shifted to a tiered volume structure and much more! July Mayor's Spotlight
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    Downtown Main Street Pavement Improvements Begin July 5

    Improvements will be made to street, sidewalks, curbs & gutters on Main Street from Rowlett Road to Commerce Street. Work will occur between 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, the project is tentatively scheduled to take approximately 4 - 6 weeks to complete. Read on...
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    Community Development Block Grant program public meeting

    In preparation for discussing allocation of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds for next year beginning on October 1, 2018, a public meeting will be held to solicit input from Rowlett residents. Read on...
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    Rowlett Library Summer Reading Program

    2018 theme is Libraries ROCK! Register for the Summer Reading Program at Rowlett Public Library after June 6, or online starting June 1. The program runs from June 11-August 4 Additional Info...
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    FREE Mosquito Dunks

    Summer is here and that means mosquitoes! Do your part to control them - 2 FREE dunks are available while supplies last to Rowlett residents, upon presentation of a current utility bill or ID, at Development Services, 3901 Main St., Mon- Fri 8a – 4p. Additional Info...
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    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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    Preferred DART Downtown Rowlett Station Parking for Rowlett Residents

    To better serve Rowlett citizens, DART has implemented a permit parking program at the Downtown Rowlett Station offering preferred parking to residents of Rowlett and those from other DART member cities. Read on...
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