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    Light Up Rowlett - Neighborhood Holiday Décor Awards

    Saluting the time and effort that goes into our individual outdoor holiday home décor, one home in each quadrant of the City will be recognized for their outstanding holiday displays, and YOU get to choose them! Additional Info...
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    Annual Stop a Cop for Christmas Toy Drive

    Help give a less fortunate child living in Rowlett a Merry Christmas this year. Wave down any officer out on patrol, if not responding to a call, they will be happy to accept donations of toys and other gifts appropriate for children of all ages. Read on...
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    City of Rowlett and FCC Christmas and New Year's Holiday Hours

    City of Rowlett facilities including City Hall, Community Centre, Community Development, Municipal Court, Library and Animal Shelter will be closed Dec. 24-25 and Jan.1 for the Christmas & New Year's holidays. Read on for FCC's holiday schedule... Read on...
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    Spring 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 spring fitness classes and programs for kids and grown-ups alike at the Rowlett Community Centre… Additional Info...
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    Ride DART for FREE on NYE!

    Free rides will be available on all DART buses, trains and paratransit services as well as on Trinity Railway Express trips between Union Station to CentrePort/DFW Airport Station - 6 p.m. through the end service on New Year’s Eve. Additional Info...
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    Rowlett City Academy begins January 31 - Register Now!

    13-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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    Newcomer's Guide to Gardening in North Texas

    Are you a Texas transplant, new to gardening or just want to learn how to be a successful gardener? The FREE Newcomers Guide to Gardening in North Texas event was designed with you in mind! Read on...
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    Friday @ 5 - Friday, December 14

    We hope you enjoy reading this weekly update on City operations, projects, and items of community interest! 12-14 Friday@5
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    December Mayor's Spotlight - Rowlett: Our Hometown

    We have placed a priority on not just growth – but maintaining our unique sense of community. This month, Mayor Dana-Bashian highlights some of the ways we retain our small-town feel - even as we welcome the exciting growth we have long desired. Read it here...
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    Rowlett Housing Finance Corporation Board vacancy – deadline to apply is 12/21/18

    The Rowlett HFC Board of Directors has a vacancy and the City Council is seeking applicants to fill the position. Read on...
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    December Spirit of Rowlett Award

    Congratulations to Shelby Coleman, 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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    Fall Property of the Season Winners!

    We're excited to showcase this quarter's Property of the Season winners! This award is presented by Code Enforcement Officers to one home in each quadrant on a seasonal basis, and recognizes "Above and Beyond" efforts to beautify our neighborhoods. Read on...
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    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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    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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    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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