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    Friday @ 5 - Friday, July 19

    We hope you enjoy staying up to date with all the City operations, projects, events, meetings and other items of community interest! 7-25 Friday@5
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    Rowlett earns Certified Scenic City Gold Level designation

    Rowlett has been recognized as a 2019 Certified Scenic City award recipient at the Gold level through the Scenic City Certification Program, a project of Scenic Texas and its 15 Program Partner organizations. Read on...
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    Summer Concerts on Main Street - Fridays in August

    Unwind and have some fun in The Village of Rowlett Downtown on Fridays in August! In addition to some amazing tunes, food trucks will be offering up some tasty treats, so come hungry! Additional Info...
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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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    July Mayor's Spotlight - Water

    This month, Mayor Dana-Bashian highlights the complex issue of water. Learn about the City's AMI system - a great tool to help track and control water usage; your water rates; and find tips to help conserve water while navigating the hot summer months! Read it here...
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    FREE Mosquito Dunks

    Mosquito season is upon us!! 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, 5702 Rowlett Rd., Mon- Fri 8a – 4p. Additional Info...
  7. Deborah Crosby - Spirit of Rowlett July 2019 winner

    July Spirit of Rowlett Award - Deborah Crosby

    Congratulations to Deborah Crosby, 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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    Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class

    The Rowlett Citizen Corps Council is holding a 2-day Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class - Saturdays, August 3 and 10, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Read on...
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    Land Purchase Closing Date Extended

    On March 8, 2019, the City entered into an agreement with Bayside Land Partners to acquire the 119-acre tract south of IH-30, including the marina, to enable its development with a future partner. Read on...
  10. City of Rowlett Notice

    Utility Billing Office Closing Early on August 8

    The Utility Billing Office will close at Noon on Thursday, August 8 for staff development. Online payment services will still be available. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience you may experience!
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    Citizen Police Academy - Register Today!

    The 43rd Citizen’s Police Academy begins August 22, registration is open now. Come learn more about the Rowlett Police Department’s operations during this fun and interactive 12-week course.
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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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    Community Development Block Grant program final public hearing

    In preparation for discussing allocation of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds for the next fiscal year beginning on October 1, 2019, a final public hearing will be held August 6 to solicit input from Rowlett residents. Read on...
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    New Mobility Option from DART!

    Beginning Monday, June 3, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) customers in Rowlett can book an UberPool shared ride in addition to GoLink trips using GoPass®, DART's all-in-one travel tool. Read on...
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    Waterview Golf Course Closed May 28 - September for Extensive Renovations

    In May 2018, Rowlett voters approved a bond package that included $1.1 million to fund extensive renovations and a full replacement of the existing greens. The course should reopen in early September Read on...
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    Summer 2019 Lakeside Leisure

    Check out all of the upcoming programming & activities your Rowlett Parks & Recreation crew are offering! Special events, activities for seniors, and TONS of summer classes and programs for kids and grown-ups alike at the Rowlett Community Centre… Read it Here...
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    Rowlett Named Tree City USA for 16th Consecutive Year!

    The Tree City USA program has been greening up cities and towns across America since 1976. It is a nationwide movement that provides the framework necessary for communities to manage and expand their public trees. 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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