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    COVID-19 Update Friday @ 5 - Tuesday, June 30

    Special mid-week edition sharing all of the COVID-19 City operation information and actions to date. 6-30 Friday@5
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    City Office & Facilities Closed Friday, July 3 for Independence Day Holiday

    This includes City Hall, Utility Billing, Community Centre, Municipal Court and Animal Shelter. The WetZone and Library, will be open and FCC will conduct garbage collection on their regular schedule.
  3. Coronavirus image with Rowlett logo

    Face Coverings Required in all Dallas County Businesses

    Effective 11:59pm June 19, all commercial entities in Dallas County providing goods or services directly to the public must require all employees or visitors to the commercial entity’s business premises or other facilities wear face coverings. Read on...
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    Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

    Facts regarding the virus and how to prevent it, what to do in the event you or a family member become ill, and many other resources including the latest news concerning our community. Read on...
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    FAQ - Senate Bill 2 and the City Tax Rate

    Read the FAQ and learn more about Senate Bill 2, the disaster provisions it contains, and how it affects the City's ad valorem tax rate. Additional Info...
  6. City of Rowlett Notice

    UPDATE - Fireworks on Main

    Due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 situation in Texas at the moment and how long it will affect large events, after much discussion and deliberation the City has made the difficult decision to cancel the Fireworks on Main July 4 celebration in 2020. Read on...
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    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...
  8. Wet Zone 3

    Wet Zone Waterpark Opens Thursday, June 18!

    Haley Hippo and the whole Wet Zone gang is excited to welcome you back! Please check out the new hours and limited operations info. Additional Info...
  9. FCC truck, person loading trash into it

    Update on FCC Bulk Pickup

    With everyone at home, this means more time to work in the yard and more time to do some spring cleaning. This also means there are more piles and more “stuff” put out for FCC, which results in fuller trucks faster and more trips to the landfill. Read on...
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    Dallas County Housing and Utility Assistance Program

    Now accepting applications for grant funding from Dallas County residents who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
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    Volunteer as a Board or Commission Member!

    Share your expertise, experience and insight as members of a City Board or Commission. While the time commitment is minimal, the opportunity to make a difference in YOUR community is significant. Applications due by August 14. Additional Info...
  12. Gary Enna

    Gary Enna Named Director of Public Works

    Current Interim Director of Public Works, Gary Enna, has been named Director of Public Works. Mr. Enna joined the Rowlett team in December 2016 and has served as Rowlett’s Interim Director of Public Works since January 2019. Read on...
  13. Imagine Your Story Summer Reading Program

    Rowlett Library Summer Reading Program

    2020 theme is Imagine Your Story! This year, the Library may doing things a little differently, but there are still plenty of fun programs and prizes to foster and encourage a love of reading. Additional Info...
  14. North Texas Municipal Water District logo

    UPDATE - North Texas Municipal Water District Cost of Service Review

    Instead of issuing the expected order for this review, the PUC has instead ordered the NTMWD and its 13 member cities into mediation. Read on...
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    2020 United States Census

    The US Census Bureau has launched the 2020 Census – a national effort to count every person living in the United States. Additional Info...
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    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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    Miller Road Lane Closures

    To facilitate the installation of a Sapphire Bay sanitary sewer line, various lane closures will occur in several locations on Miller Road through August (weather permitting). Read on...
  18. 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...
  19. 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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