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  1. Give Thanks Thanksgiving graphic

    City facilities closed for Thanksgiving holiday, trash pickup delayed by one day.

    City of Rowlett facilities including City Hall, Community Centre, Community Development, Municipal Court, Library, Police and Fire Administration, and the Animal Shelter will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 28 & 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Read on...
  2. Santa in a Fire Engine

    Main Street Fest & Holiday Parade - Saturday, December 14

    Join us from 3-8pm in the Village of Rowlett Downtown for a festive evening featuring live performances, food trucks, vendors, and kids activities all topped off with the Annual Lighted Holiday Parade, Additional Info...
  3. 12 days of Christmas graphic with ornaments, dried orange slices and crafts

    12 Days of Christmas - December 3-14

    Get into the holiday spirit with a different fun, unique family activity every evening in the Village of Rowlett Downtown. Read on...
  4. Mayors Spotlight  text over image of downtown Rowlett

    November Mayor's Spotlight - A CIP Update

    This month, Mayor Dana-Bashian provides an update on the streets, parks and public safety capital projects included in the 2018 bond initiative. Read it here...
  5. Friday at 5 graphic

    Friday @ 5 - Friday, November 15

    We hope you enjoy staying up to date with all the City operations, projects, events, meetings and other items of community interest! 11-15 Friday@5
  6. Mike Britt - winner of the Spirit of Rowlett November 2019

    November Spirit of Rowlett Award - Mike Brit

    Congratulations to Mike Brit, 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...
  7. Gold paper with Community Dashboard written out

    Strategic Plan Community Dashboard

    Check out the Community Dashboard to stay up to date on the City of Rowlett’s Strategic Plan. The dashboard illustrates important key results and highlights the accomplishments City staff is making to help Rowlett become The Place to Live, Work, and Play. Read on...
  8. Bulldozer with signs next to it reading public boat ramp closed

    Sapphire Bay Phase One progress update

    In order to facilitate construction of the infrastructure, the public boat ramp has been closed and will remain so for several months.
  9. Lakeside Leisure Fall 2019 catalog cover

    Fall 2019 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...
  10. Sapphire Bay resort, Crystal Lagoon, surf park rendering

    City Announces Sapphire Bay Development!

    A Crystal Lagoons amenity with an incredible synchronized water and video show; resort/conference center; world class marina; and the Surf and Beach Club, and so much more - Sapphire Bay will become a national destination! Watch the Town Hall Meeting... Read on...
  11. Road work graphic

    Main Street Reconstruction

    Project includes rebuilding Main Street and its infrastructure, carrying the downtown look and feel through to PGBT with wide sidewalks, parking, landscaping and streetscaping. Traffic along Main Street will be eastbound only during the project. Read on...
  12. Tree City USA logo

    Rowlett Named Tree City USA for 16th Consecutive Year!

    The Tree City USA program has been greening up cities and towns across America since 1976. It is a nationwide movement that provides the framework necessary for communities to manage and expand their public trees. Read on...
  13. 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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