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  1. Spirit of Rowlett awardee Cheryl Smith

    Virtual Spirit of Rowlett Award - Cheryl Smith

    Congratulations to our latest Spirit of Rowlett Award recipient, Cheryl Smith! This award is to publicly recognize ordinary residents doing extra-ordinary things in our community. Read on...
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    Drive-thru Prescription Take Back Day - Saturday, October 24

    Drive-thru and drop off expired, unwanted, or unused pharmaceutical controlled substances and other medications with the Rowlett Police Department in the Wet Zone parking lot on Saturday, October 24 from 10am-2pm. Read on...
  3. Rowlett Individual and Household Assistance

    Rowlett Individual & Household Assistance Program

    This City program provides emergency rent/mortgage and utilities (gas, electric and internet) assistance to eligible City of Rowlett residents impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible residents can receive up to $2,000/month for a max of 6 months. Additional Info...
  4. Celebrate DiverCity, world map

    Celebrate DiverCity! - Saturday, October 3

    Rowlett Parks & Rec, along with the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Commission, present this celebration of culture along Main Street 4-7pm. Join us and partake from a variety of food trucks, and enjoy live music and performances! Reservations are required. Additional Info...
  5. Spirit of Rowlett awardee Ryan Walling

    Virtual Spirit of Rowlett Award - Ryan Walling

    Congratulations to our latest Spirit of Rowlett Award recipient, Ryan Walling! This award is to publicly recognize ordinary residents doing extra-ordinary things in our community. Read on...
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  7. Front bumper of Rowlett Fire engine, large silver bell

    Rowlett Fire Department Awarded $2.65 Million SAFER Grant

    Second grant award in 3 years! Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant from FEMA will allow the Fire Department to strengthen the safety of our community, place additional firefighters on duty, and prepare for the future. Read on...
  8. City of Rowlett Notice

    Update on National Night Out

    Due to concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19, we will not hold a 2020 National Night Out event. We look forward to this event & visiting everyone in neighborhoods across Rowlett every year, but the health & safety of our community takes priority.
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    Friday @ 5 - Friday, September 25

    Weekly wrap-up of City operations, projects, and meetings, along with the COVID-19 information and actions to date. Great info - all in one place! 9-25 Friday@5
  10. Mayors Spotlight  text over image of downtown Rowlett

    September Mayor's Spotlight - Fiscal Year 2021 Budget

    This month, Mayor Dana-Bashian provides an overview of the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget. Highlights include lowering both the tax rate and water rates to help residents with the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic! Read it here...
  11. Lake view - Deputy City Manager text

    Job Bulletin: Now Seeking Deputy City Manager

    The City of Rowlett is seeking a forward-thinking leader with strong collaborative and decision-making skills to join its leadership team as Deputy City Manager! Additional Info...
  12. Rowlett Clock Tower and downtown, text reads COVID-19 Utility Bill Assistance

    Utility Bill Assistance

    The health and well-being of our customers and our community is our top priority. We understand the concern and uncertainty you may be experiencing regarding and are committed to remaining responsive to the needs to our customers. Read on...
  13. Mosquito on a person&#39s arm

    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 with a current utility bill or ID. Call 972-412-6125 for pick up at Community Development, 5702 Rowlett Rd., Mon- Fri 8a – 4p. Additional Info...
  14. Sprinkler watering green lawn

    Create Your AMI Profile - Get Real-Time Water Usage

    Water customers (YOU!) 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...
  15. 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...
  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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