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    Friday @ 5 - Friday, August 16

    We hope you enjoy staying up to date with all the City operations, projects, events, meetings and other items of community interest! 8-16 Friday@5
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    August Mayor's Spotlight - Sapphire Bay

    This month, Mayor Dana-Bashian provides a comprehensive look at the exciting Sapphire Bay development project. Read it here...
  3. FY2020 Proposed Budget Document Cover

    FY2020 Proposed Budget

    City Manager Brian Funderburk has presented the Fiscal Year 2020 Proposed Budget to the Rowlett City Council. Highlights include a proposed reduction to the City's base water rate! Read on...
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    Summer Concerts on Main Street - Fridays in August

    Unwind and have some fun in The Village of Rowlett Downtown on Fridays in August! In addition to some amazing tunes, food trucks will be offering up some tasty treats, so come hungry! Additional Info...
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    10th Annual Pooch Plunge Sunday, August 25 @ The Wet Zone!

    Celebrate the “Dog Days” of summer with your furry BFF at the Wet Zone from 4-7pm during the Friends of Rowlett Animals’ doggie swim day! Proceeds from this popular event benefit the homeless animals in our community. Additional Info...
  6. 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...
  7. American flag, blue sky, Happy Labor Day

    City Offices & Facilities Closed in Observance of Labor Day

    City Hall, Utility Billing, Community Centre, Library, Municipal Court, Community Development and Animal Shelter will be closed on Monday, September 2 for the Labor Day holiday. FCC will conduct garbage collection on their regular schedule.
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    Rowlett City Academy - Registration Now Open!

    12-week course wherein residents learn how their 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 to the future. Additional Info...
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    Spoofed Emails from the City of Rowlett

    We have determined that emails purporting to be from the City of Rowlett Purchasing Department or Rowlett City Councilmembers have been sent to multiple vendors. Read on...
  10. Barry Morris-August 2019 Spirit of Rowlett awardee

    August Spirit of Rowlett Award - Barry Morris

    Congratulations to Barry Morris, 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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    Serve Your Community on the Complete Count Committee

    The Rowlett City Council has created a Complete Count Committee – a program developed to create awareness of the 2020 Census in communities nationwide - and is actively recruiting citizens to serve on it! Interested? Read on...
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    Rowlett earns Certified Scenic City Gold Level designation

    Rowlett has been recognized as a 2019 Certified Scenic City award recipient at the Gold level through the Scenic City Certification Program, a project of Scenic Texas and its 15 Program Partner organizations. Read on...
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    FREE Mosquito Dunks

    Mosquito season is upon us!! Do your part to control them - 2 FREE dunks are available while supplies last to Rowlett residents, upon presentation of a current utility bill or ID, at Development Services, 5702 Rowlett Rd., Mon- Fri 8a – 4p. Additional Info...
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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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    New Mobility Option from DART!

    Beginning Monday, June 3, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) customers in Rowlett can book an UberPool shared ride in addition to GoLink trips using GoPass®, DART's all-in-one travel tool. Read on...
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    Waterview Golf Course Closed May 28 - September for Extensive Renovations

    In May 2018, Rowlett voters approved a bond package that included $1.1 million to fund extensive renovations and a full replacement of the existing greens. The course should reopen in early September Read on...
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    Summer 2019 Lakeside Leisure

    Check out all of the upcoming programming & activities your Rowlett Parks & Recreation crew are offering! Special events, activities for seniors, and TONS of summer classes and programs for kids and grown-ups alike at the Rowlett Community Centre… Read it Here...
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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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