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  1. Mayor Tammy Dana Bashian, text reads COVID-19 Video Update

    Mayor Dana-Bashian Gives COVID-19 Update

    Mayor Tammy Dana-Bashian and Emergency Management Coordinator Ed Balderas answer questions about the Disaster Declaration, Shelter in Place order and answer other FAQ's. Read on...
  2. FCC garbage truck, text reads COVID-19 Update

    Update on FCC Trash Service

    Beginning March 26, all items in the garbage poly carts must be in closed bags or FCC will NOT service the cart. This keeps items from escaping the carts and helps FCC staff (and the neighborhood!) practice safe COVID-19 hygiene protocols. Read on...
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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...
  4. COVID-19 cell image, Shelter in Place Order text on a red banner

    City of Rowlett Extends Shelter in Place Order to April 30

    Mayor Tammy Dana-Bashian amended the City’s Declaration of Local Disaster for Public Health Emergency and has extended the Shelter in Place order through April 30. Additional Info...
  5. Coronavirus cell image, text: City Facility Closures

    Limited Access to City Facilities Begins Wednesday, March 25

    In an effort to protect staff & citizens, we are limiting public access to City buildings & facilities. We’ll still be here to provide the services everyone needs every day, but ask that you do business with us online, via email or by phone. Read on...
  6. Friday at 5 graphic

    SPECIAL EDITION Friday @ 5 - Friday, March 27

    This week's issue is a Special Edition, sharing all of the COVID-19 City operation information and actions to date. 3-27 Friday@5
  7. 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 is May 17. Read on...
  8. 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...
  9. Mayors Spotlight  text over image of downtown Rowlett

    March Mayor's Spotlight - The Cost of Water

    This month, Mayor Dana-Bashian shares information about the recent ruling by the Public Utilities Commission to initiate a cost-of-service hearing regarding NTMWD rates and the take-or-pay structure. Read it here...
  10. Vote button with Rowlett text

    May 2 General Election Postponed to November 3

    Texas Governor Greg Abbott authorized those holding May 2 elections to postpone their election, so City Council voted to postpone the City's general election to keep voters from gathering during a time of concern over the spread of COVID-19. Additional Info...
  11. Mark and Betty Engen sitting at a desk

    March Spirit of Rowlett Award - Mark & Betty Engen

    Congratulations to Mark & Betty Engen, this month's Spirit of Rowlett Award winners! 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...
  12. 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...
  13. Bubbles on a black bckground, text reads 2020 State of the City

    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...
  14. 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...
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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...
  16. 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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