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  1. Clock Tower and downtown Rowlett - text reads Friday at 5

    Friday @ 5 - Friday, October 23

    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! 10-23 Friday@5
  2. Caution sign with the text: SmokeTesting In Progress

    Wastewater Collection System Smoke Testing Underway in October & November

    A physical survey of the wastewater collection system is underway. This involves opening manholes in streets and utility easements, and also requires the use of smoke in order to gain information that will later be used to repair and improve the system. Read on...
  3. Early voting with red check mark

    Early voting for the November 3 Election runs October 13-30

    Voting is your expression, it is your voice, it is your constitutional right. Let your voice be heard - vote! Read on for info on voting locations and times, Ballot by Mail, sample ballots and more. Election Info...
  4. 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...
  5. 2 vehicles with pumpkins inside, bats flying around, text reads Drive Thru Trunk or Treat

    Drive-thru Trunk or Treat - Saturday, October 31

    Families are invited to enter the spooky, haunted drive-thru trail in the Rowlett Community Centre/Wet Zone on Halloween night from 5:30-8:30 pm and receive prepackaged candy from trunks all along the way! PreRegistration is required to attend. Additional Info...
  6. Curbside Voting Available

    Curbside Voting Available

    Curbside voting is available during Early Voting and on Election Day. Read on...
  7. Lakefront at Pecan Grove Park survey

    Lakefront at Pecan Grove Park Presentation and Survey

    We need YOUR feedback -watch the virtual presentation and tell us what you think! Read on...
  8. Mayors Spotlight  text over image of downtown Rowlett

    October Mayor's Spotlight - Animal Services

    This month, Mayor Dana-Bashian highlights the Animal Services Department. This small staff is doing absolutely amazing things for the animals who find themselves guests in our shelter - the term “above and beyond” does not begin to tell the story! Read it here...
  9. Neighborhood Summit 2020

    2020 Neighborhood Summit: FREE Virtual Conference

    Sat, Nov. 7, 9am-12:30pm. Love where you live - even more than you already do!! Topics include establishing your neighborhood values, building a neighborhood network, how to preserve or increase your home value and do-it-yourself home improvement tips. Additional Info and Registration...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
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  14. 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...
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