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    Friday @ 5 - Friday, August 17

    We hope you enjoy reading this weekly update on City operations, projects, and items of community interest! 8-17 Friday@5
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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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    Mayor's Spotlight - August 2018

    This month, Mayor Dana-Bashian features information on the Proposed Fiscal Year 2019 Budget, which includes a two-cent reduction to the tax rate. If adopted, this will be the second year in a row that the City has reduced the tax rate! Read it here...
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    FY2019 Proposed Budget

    City Manager Brian Funderburk has presented the Fiscal Year 2019 Proposed Budget to the Rowlett City Council. Highlights include a proposed 2 cent reduction to the tax rate! Read on...
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    Schrade Bluebonnet Park Grand Opening and Spirit of Rowlett sculpture Dedication

    Join us Saturday, August 25 at 9am as we celebrate the grand opening of Schrade Bluebonnet Park and dedicate the Spirit of Rowlett sculpture, which represents the strength and resilience of our community in the aftermath of the December 26, 2015 tornado. Read on...
  6. American flag, blue sky, Happy Labor Day

    City Offices & Facilities Closed in Observance of Labor Day

    City of Rowlett facilities, including the administrative offices, Rowlett Community Centre, Rowlett Public Library and the Rowlett Animal Shelter, will be closed on Monday, September 3 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Trash will be collected.
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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...
  8. Tamra Williams

    Spirit of Rowlett Award

    Congratulations to Tamra Williams, 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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    Bayside Plan Update

    On July 26, Bayside Land Partners presented a plan that differs significantly from the agreed-upon vision for the Bayside development. Council convened an Executive Session during the August 7 City Council Meeting... Read on...
  10. Kids Kingdom playground

    Kids Kingdom - A 2018 GrownExplore.com 'Coolest Playground'!

    Visit Kids Kingdom today! Features of this all-abilities, community-designed-and-built playground at Pecan Grove Park include a zip line, robot slide, fortress/castle play structure, climbing wall, dino sandbox, big-and-little-kid areas and so much more!
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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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    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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