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    Friday @ 5 - Friday, October 11

    We hope you enjoy staying up to date with all the City operations, projects, events, meetings and other items of community interest! 10-11 Friday@5
  2. Mayors Spotlight  text over image of downtown Rowlett

    October Mayor's Spotlight - Economic Development

    This month, Mayor Dana-Bashian takes a look at the exciting growth and economic development underway and coming up in Rowlett. Read it here...
  3. Library shelves holding books

    Citizen Input Needed - Rowlett Public Library

    Rowlett Public Library will be a tenant within the Village of Rowlett for 4-6 more years. The City is conducting a facilities assessment to determine the needs of a permanent space. Read on...
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    FREE Electronic Recycling & Document Shredding - Saturday, October 19

    Keep Rowlett Beautiful sponsors this event, which allows us to get rid of old electronics cluttering up our homes in an environmentally safe manner. Document shredding is also offered, 3 boxes free, limit of 4 more @ $3 each. 9am-1pm at Rowlett HS. 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...
  6. Dog holding a trick or treat pumpkin, bats, and carved pumpkins

    Howl-O-Ween Animal Shelter Fundraiser

    Join us Saturday, October 26 from 10am-5pm at the Rowlett Animal Shelter for $25 pet adoptions, lots of kids activities, costume contests and more. Free costumes for all dogs adopted that day! Additional Info...
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    Trunk or Treat - Saturday, October 26

    Bring the kiddos dressed in their costumes on down to Main Street from 5-8pm for trunk or treat, food, games, scream contest, costume contest, mummy wrapping contest and a showing of Hocus Pocus. Great photo ops with the Scarecrows on Main, too!! Additional Info...
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    Oncor Tree Trimming

    Oncor Vegetation Management will be pruning trees during mid to late October 2019 in Rowlett. Please read on for specific streets on which this trimming will occur. Read on...
  9. Lee Shaw - Spirit of Rowlett Winner October 2019

    October Spirit of Rowlett Award - Lee Shaw

    Congratulations to Lee Shawl, 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...
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    National Prescription Take Back Day - Saturday, October 26

    Drop off expired, unwanted, or unused pharmaceutical controlled substances and other medications with the Rowlett Police Department.at the Rowlett Community Centre from 10am-2pm Read on...
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    Rowlett Road @ Kyle Lane Closures

    Weekday closures to occur in Sept. & Oct. during the hours before 7am, between 9am and 3:30pm, and after 6pm to allow for the Residences at Long Branch construction. We appreciate you patience and apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause!
  12. 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...
  13. Neighborhood Summit

    Neighborhood Summit 2019 - November 9

    Calling all neighborhood leaders - learn from subject experts and your peers on how to strengthen your communities, engage with your neighbors, communicate effectively, and plan for the future. Registration is FREE and spaces are limited so sign up today! Read on...
  14. 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...
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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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    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...
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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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