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    Friday @ 5 - Friday, January 17

    Happy New Year! We hope you enjoy staying up to date with all the City operations, projects, events, meetings and other items of community interest! 1-17 Friday@5
  2. Martin Luther King, Jr. in front of an American flag

    City Facilities Closed in Observance of MLK Holiday - Monday, January 20

    City facilities, including City Hall, Municipal Court, Rowlett Community Centre, Library and the Animal Shelter will be closed on Monday, January 20 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday. Trash pickup will run on schedule.
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    Town Hall Meeting - Tuesday, January 28

    The Rowlett City Council is hosting a Town Hall meeting - join us and find out what's going on in your City! The meeting takes place in a relaxed setting, allowing everyone to speak freely and informally. 6:30-8pm at the Rowlett Community Centre.
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    January Mayor's Spotlight - Above and Beyond City of Rowlett Employee Recognition

    This month, Mayor Dana-Bashian highlights the stories of those City of Rowlett employees recognized for their Above and Beyond service to the citizens of Rowlett in 2019. Read it here...
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    January Spirit of Rowlett Award - Larry Glick

    Congratulations to Larry Glick, 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...
  6. Parents and children line dancing

    "A Night in Hollywood" Little Sweethearts Dance - Saturday, February 1

    Parents and their children get to dress up for an evening of fun, dancing, and memories that last a lifetime. Tickets for this annual event sell out fast, so get yours today! Additional Info...
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    Newcomer's Guide to Gardening in North Texas Saturday, January 25

    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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    Community Emergency Response Team class

    The Rowlett Citizen Corps Council is holding a 2-day Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class - Saturdays, February 1 & 8, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Read on...
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    Are You Interested in Being a Councilmember?

    The election for City Council will be held on May 2, 2020. For more information about the election and becoming a candidate, visit the Elections page on the City's website. Election Info...
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    Owner Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Program

    The City of Rowlett and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Garland are partnering to provide financial and technical assistance for low to moderate income residents to enable decent, safe and sanitary housing. Read on...
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    Assistant Chief Michael Godfrey Promoted to Police Chief

    We are pleased to announce the promotion of Assistant Chief Michael Godfrey to Police Chief, effective February 19, 2020. Read on...
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    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...
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    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.
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    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...
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    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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