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Neighborhood Planning News

Check here to find general neighborhood planning updates, special recognition for community leaders, information on events and programs that impact neighborhoods, and long-range planning efforts! 

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NeighborFest is a NEW event series that brings more life to Rowlett's little spaces. Come enjoy meeting different people and get REAL about your experiences as a Rowlett neighbor! Our installations are a fun way to get you chatting about ways to improve transportation and walkability, aging and housing, income and housing, events and programming, and cultural representation in Rowlett. Check out the webpage for more. 

Know where to go, who to call, and what is going on in the City of Rowlett! Learn how Elected Officials interact with City staff and how the nine major departments work together to deliver City services on time, on budget, and with an eye on the future. The City Academy 13-week course begins on June 2nd and ends on September 1st. Classes take place every Thursday night from 6:30 - 8:30 pm during this period. Find the application here

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Gardens in Our Neighborhoods: Our Spring yards are now blooming with beautiful flowers, and pollinators are in the air! Be sure to watch for them and just as important try to avoid spraying pesticides around this time, or even better make it a routine to use natural pest control methods! 

What is blooming in Rowlett this Spring? Do you see any pollinators around?  Let us know by uploading a photo of the beautiful spring blooms and pollinators around our city! We will showcase your photos on the Rowlett Bee City Webpage!

Winners for Spring 2022 Yard of the Season will be announced next week! Stay Tuned! 

Yard of the Season- Winners will be annouced soon

Winners for Spring 2022 Texas Smart Yard will be announced next week! Stay Tuned! 

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Check out your Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Commission (RDEIC) on Facebook!  register now! neighborhood resources Opens in new window


The Block Party Trailer is now available for rent. The trailer has everything you will need to build community and meet your neighbors! 

Got an Idea?

If you have an idea for a neighborhood program, event, or initiative that you think would strengthen neighborhood livability and increase community cohesion, Email us at, or call us at 469-969-2404. Have other questions or comments? Reach out to the Action Center to see which City department would be best suited to handle your question or comment, or submit your ideas on the Community Voice page.