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  1. cartoon hand holding a megaphone, text reads we want your feedback. City of Rowlett logo.

    AARP Age-Friendly Community Survey

    Are you 45 or older and currently live in Rowlett? If so, please participate in this survey and help us assess how to make Rowlett even more liveable! Read on...
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    Early Voting for the March 3 Primary Election begins February 18

    To vote in the Primary Election, you must declare a party affiliation - Democrat or Republican. All Dallas County and Rockwall County residents will cast their votes in the county in which they reside. Additional Info...
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    HOA Legal Clinic - Saturday, March 7

    Held at the Rowlett Community Centre, this event is designed for seasoned and emerging HOA Board leadership to increase their knowledge base and develop skills to create communities that thrive. Additional Info...
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    February Mayor's Spotlight - The 2020 Census

    This month, Mayor Dana-Bashian shares information about the 2020 Census, and why it is so important to our community that everyone is counted! Read it here...
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    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...
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    Deputy City Manager Paul Stevens Receives Credentialed Manager Designation

    Paul received this designation from the International City/County Management Association, whose mission is to advance professional local government through leadership, management, innovation, and ethics. Additional Info...
  7. Photo of Ozzie Cutter - Sprit of Rowlett winner for February 2020

    February Spirit of Rowlett Award - Ozzie Cutter

    Congratulations to Ozzie Cutter, 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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    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...
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    Arts & Humanities Commission Young Artists Exhibit

    With the goal of recognizing talented young local artists and their art teachers, the AHC invites kids in K-12th grade (public, private and home-schooled students) throughout the Lake Ray Hubbard area to participate in this annual exhibit! Read on...
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    2020 State of the City

    Great things are happening in Rowlett! Watch Mayor Tammy Dana Bashian's 2020 State of the City Address to learn about all the Fiscal Year 2019 accomplishments and the outlook going forward in 2020. Watch it here...
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    Assistant Chief Michael Godfrey Promoted to Police Chief

    We are pleased to announce the promotion of Assistant Chief Michael Godfrey to Police Chief, effective February 19, 2020. Read on...
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    Novel Coronavirus Information

    Texas Health & Human Services has established a Coronavirus info page. Rowlett Health and Emergency Management officials are closely monitoring the situation and will participate in state/regional/local response efforts, should they become necessary. Novel Coronavirus Information...
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    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...
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    Sapphire Bay Phase One progress update

    In order to facilitate construction of the infrastructure, the public boat ramp has been closed and will remain so for several months.
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    Main Street Reconstruction

    Project includes rebuilding Main Street and its infrastructure, carrying the downtown look and feel through to PGBT with wide sidewalks, parking, landscaping and streetscaping. Traffic along Main Street will be eastbound only during the project. Read on...
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    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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