Archived News Releases

2018 News Releases
March 2 - Bayside (PDF)
February 15 - Mark McAvoy Named Assistant City Manager (PDF)
February 9 - Paul Stevens Named Deputy City Manager (PDF)
January 9 - Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Bobbitt Appointed to National League of Cities Committee (PDF)

2017 News Releases
December 15 - City Awarded Highway Safety Improvements Program Grant (PDF)
November 2 - Mayor Launches Veterans Recognition Program (PDF)
July 14 - Public Works and Development Services Receive APWA Accreditation (PDF)
June 22 - Public Safety Radio Tower Review-Key Findings (PDF)
April 25 - Mayor Gottel Resigns (PDF)
March 27 - City Manager Brian Funderburk Credentialed... (PDF)
February 3 - Tornado-Damaged Water Tower Demolition (PDF)
January 9 - Assistant City Manager Jim Proce Credentialed... (PDF)

 2016 News Releases
November 14 - Holiday Toy Drives (PDF)
November 10 - Volunteers to Plant 400 Trees for Tornado-Impacted Residents (PDF)
November 9 - Rowlett Fire Department Hosts National Honor Guard Academy (PDF)
November 3 - Holiday Decoration Donation Drive for Tornado-Impacted Residents (PDF)
October 8 - Dallas Mavericks Tornado Relief Donation (PDF)
February 12 - Request for Individual Assistance Denied (PDF)

2015 News Releases
October 22 - City Breaks Ground on Village of Rowlett (PDF)
June 18 - Fireworks at Bayside (PDF)
June 10 - 9-1-1 Direct Access Now Required at Businesses (PDF)
May 22 - Severe Weather and Flash Flooding Warning (PDF)
February 3 - Rowlett Ranks Fourth in Dallas Morning News Agency Transparency (PDF)
February 2 - Fire Rescue Don’t Die of Doubt Campaign (PDF)
January 7 - Little Sweethearts Dance (PDF)

2014 News Releases
November 14 - Main Street Fest & Holiday Parade (PDF)
November 5 - Sprouts is Coming to Rowlett (PDF)
October 23 - Three New Restaurants Coming to Downtown (PDF)
October 22 - Parks & Recreation Department Accredited Agency (PDF)
September 18 - Diversity Day (PDF)
September 16 - City Continues to Follow Invocation Policy (PDF)
September 16 - Camp Fear! (PDF)
September 8 - Movies on Main (PDF)
August 29 - Stage 3 Watering Restrictions Temporarily Eased (PDF)
June 26 - The Homestead at Liberty Grove Breaks Ground (PDF)
June 16 - Fireworks on Main (PDF)
My 21 - City Council Approves Village of Rowlett Downtown Plan (PDF)
May 8 - Rowlett Fire Rescue Receives American Heart Association Award (PDF)
May 7 - Memorial Day/Touch a Truck (PDF)
March 27 - Easter Egg Hunt (PDF)
March 27 - Easter Pup-a-Palooza (PDF)
March 18 - Register Now for Rowlett’s First-ever Cardboard Boat Regatta! (PDF)
January 21 - Sanitary Sewer Blockage (PDF)
January 15 - Ice Storm Debris Removal Plan Update (PDF)
January 10 - Little Sweethearts Dance is February 8 (PDF)
January 7 - Jim Proce Promoted to Assistant City Manager (PDF)

2013 News Releases
November 20 - Brian Funderburk named Rowlett City Manager (PDF)
November 14 - Rowlett Named #1 Small City in America to Move to (PDF)
July 26 - Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile Virus (PDF)
July 26 - City Manager Lynda Humble Resigns (PDF)
April 1 - City Receives Upgraded ISO 2 Rating (PDF)

2012 News Releases
October 23 - Fire Chief George Harris to Retire (PDF)
August 21 - Sixth Positive Human Case and Rowlett Opts into Aerial Spraying (PDF)
August 17 - Dallas County to Ground Spray Entire City (PDF)
August 17 - Rowlett Holds Emergency City Council Meeting on Aerial Spraying (PDF)
August 16 - Fifth Rowlett Resident Tests Positive for West Nile Virus (PDF)
August 7 - Fourth Rowlett Resident Tests Positive for West Nile Virus (PDF)
August 1 - Third Rowlett Resident Tests Positive for West Nile Virus (PDF)
July 30 - Second Rowlett Resident Tests Positive for West Nile Virus (PDF)
July 25 - Rowlett Resident Tests Positive for West Nile Virus (PDF)
July 12 - 3rd Annual Boards and Commissions Volunteer Fair (PDF)
June 26 - Dallas County to Spray for Mosquitos Infected with West Nile (PDF)
June 22 - Dallas County to Spray for Mosquitos Infected with West Nile (PDF)
March 8 - Police Chief Matt Walling to Retire (PDF)

2011 News Releases
January 7 - City Manager Presents ’FY 2010: A Year In Review’ Video (PDF)
April 19 - John Harper Resigns as Mayor of Rowlett, Texas (PDF)
April 26 - Warm Weather Crime Prevention Tips (PDF)
May 4 - 7th Annual Bike Rodeo & Safety Fair (PDF)
May 5 - House Fire Assault (PDF)
May 6 - Arrest Made in House Fire Assault (PDF)
May 16 - Memorial Day Event (PDF)
July 20 - 2nd Annual Boards and Commissions Volunteer Fair (PDF)
August 9 - Citizen Fire Academy (PDF)
August 22 - STEP Back to School Safety (PDF)
August 25 - Town Hall Meeting (PDF)

2010 News Release Archive
May 17 - Brian Funderburk named Assistant City Manager/CFO (PDF)
May 18 - Texting while driving video (PDF)
May 18 - Memorial Day, Touch-A-Truck on May 29 (PDF)
June 24 - Hope Against Violence prayer vigil (PDF)
July 12 - Money Magazine ranks Rowlett #24 in nation’s "Best Places to Live" (PDF)
July 15 - Mayor Harper delivers message on ranking in Money Magazine (PDF)
August 2 - Rowlett to celebrate Money Magazine ranking (PDF)
August 3 - House fire on Lois Lane (PDF)
August 17 - Wet Zone wraps up summer with Dog Swim (PDF)
August 18 - Rowlett named Playful City USA (PDF)
August 30 - City to Host Volunteer Fair 8-13-10 (PDF)
September 18 - KRB to host electronics recycling event (PDF)
October 4 - Design Day for Playground Set (PDF)
October 7 - DART hosts construction tour for Rowlett, Garland Mayors (PDF)
October 21 - Quinn re-elected to TMCA board of trustees (PDF)
October 21 - Boo Bash scheduled for Oct 29 (PDF)
November 16 - Holiday Parade set for Saturday, Nov. 20 (PDF)
November 23 - City to "Light Up Main" with tree lighting festivities (PDF)
November 24 - Community to build playground in one day (PDF)
December 27 - 2011 ’Shop Rowlett’ Stimulus Program begins Jan. 1 (PDF)