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    Free Electronic Recycling & Document Shredding - Saturday, October 6

    Keep Rowlett Beautiful sponsors this event, which allows us to get rid of old electronics cluttering up our homes in an environmentally safe manner. Document shredding is also offered, 3 boxes free, limit of 4 more @ $3 each. 9am-1pm at Rowlett HS. Additional Info...
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    National Night Out - Tuesday, October 2

    Start planning a National Night Out event now to show criminals your neighborhood is united against crime! Rowlett PD, Fire Rescue, Public Works and City Council members would love to join your celebration, register with Officer Dana Reeves. Read on...
  3. World Flags

    International Festival - Saturday, October 6

    Join us as we celebrate the many cultures represented in Rowlett ! This free, family event will include food trucks, vendors, live entertainment and more...all on Main Street from 11am-2pm. Additional Info...
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    Bayside Update

    The Rowlett City Council voted to reject Bayside Land Partners proposed revisions to the original plan. Read on...
  5. Scary pumpkins advertising Camp Fear

    Camp Fear - October 26 @ Pecan Grove Park

    Camp Fear - Rowlett’s favorite Halloween party - is back Friday, October 26 at Pecan Grove Park. Pack up your family, tent and sleeping bags and embark on an overnight camping adventure! New this year - Trunk or Treat (non-campers welcome!). Read on...
  6. The Incredibles promoting Library Card Sign Up month

    September is Library Card Sign-up Month

    All adults who sign up for a Rowlett Public Library card will be entered into a prize drawing for a $50 Visa gift card! AND if you have a Library card and you bring in an adult to get a card, you'll be entered into a separate drawing for a $50 gift card. Learn about YOUR Library here...
  7. Two scarecrows next to the City Hall sign

    Scarecrows on Main

    Tell your story in straw - promote your business or non-profit organization free of charge! Create your scarecrow(s) and celebrate fall throughout the Downtown Village of Rowlett. Sign up deadline is September 28. Additional Info...
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    Friday @ 5 - Friday, September 21

    We hope you enjoy reading this weekly update on City operations, projects, and items of community interest! 9-21 Friday@5
  9. Cover of the 2018 Strategic Plan

    City Council Adopts 2018 Strategic Plan

    The 2018 City of Rowlett Strategic Plan is a visionary long-term plan covering every aspect of the City, providing vision and structure for our continued collaboration, goal-setting, and progress across all areas of local government. Read on...
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    September Mayor's Spotlight - A Bayside Update

    This month, Mayor Dana-Bashian provides Rowlett citizens with a comprehensive update on Bayside! Read it here...
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    Finance Department Recognized for Excellence

    The Government Finance Officers Association has awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the City of Rowlett for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2017. Read on...
  12. Rob Rose being interviewed

    September Spirit of Rowlett Award

    Congratulations to Rob Rose, 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...
  13. Mobile Phones Displaying Rowlett Mobile Apps

    Go Mobile with the City of Rowlett App!

    We've launched a new mobile app - conveniently connecting you with your city government services and information. Read on...
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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...
  15. Lakeside Leisure Fall 2018 cover

    Fall 2018 Lakeside Leisure

    Check out all of the upcoming programming & activities your Rowlett Parks & Recreation crew are offering! Holiday events, activities for seniors, and TONS of fall classes and programs for kids and grown-ups alike at the Rowlett Community Centre… Additional Info...
  16. 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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