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  1. City of Rowlett Notice

    Rowlett Municipal Court Temporarily Closed to the Public

    Operations will continue virtually - documents and payments can still be submitted by mail, email, and fax, or by using the drop box in the lobby. Fines can also be paid online. Additional Info...
  2. Give Thanks Thanksgiving graphic

    City facilities closed for Thanksgiving holiday, trash pickup delayed by one day.

    City of Rowlett facilities including City Hall, Community Centre, Community Development, Municipal Court, Library, Police and Fire Administration, and the Animal Shelter will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 26 & 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Read on...
  3. Holiday-toy-drive

    Annual Rowlett Police Officers Association Holiday Toy Drive

    Help give a less fortunate child living in Rowlett a Merry Christmas this year. Drop off toys and gifts at the Rowlett Police Station 24/7, or at any of the four Fire Stations. Read on...
  4. Cityscape with text &#342021 Bond Projects Public Input&#34

    Rowlett Seeks Public Input on Future Bond Projects

    Do you have an interest in improving the City of Rowlett? Is there a project you think should be considered for the next bond election? The Community Investment Advisory Board would like YOUR input on the projects needed throughout the community! Read on...
  5. Rowlett Water Tower with DART Train in the background

    PUC Rules in Favor of Motion to Dismiss

    The Public Utilities Commission has unanimously approved the NTMWD’s motion to dismiss the petition filed in December, 2016 by the member cities of Plano, Garland, Mesquite and Richardson seeking relief from the Take or Pay contract provision. More info...
  6. Shop Local

    ROBUST Grant Recipients

    Earlier this year, after recognizing that our small businesses were suffering negative financial impacts resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the City Council felt strongly that our business community needed our support... Read on...
  7. Clock Tower and downtown Rowlett - text reads Friday at 5

    Friday @ 5 - Friday, November 20

    Weekly wrap-up of City operations, projects, and meetings, along with the COVID-19 information and actions to date. Great info - all in one place! 11-20 Friday@5
  8. Caution sign with the text: SmokeTesting In Progress

    Wastewater Collection System Smoke Testing Underway in October & November

    A physical survey of the wastewater collection system is underway. This involves opening manholes in streets and utility easements, and also requires the use of smoke in order to gain information that will later be used to repair and improve the system. Read on...
  9. Mayors Spotlight  text over image of downtown Rowlett

    November Mayor's Spotlight - A CIP Update

    This month, Mayor Dana-Bashian provides an update on the streets, parks and public safety capital projects included in the 2018 bond initiative. Read it here...
  10. Sharon Phillips - Spirit of Rowlett award winner

    November Spirit of Rowlett Award - Sharon Phillips

    Congratulations to Sharon Phillips, 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...
  11. Angie Smith

    Angie Smith Named Deputy City Manager

    In this role, Ms. Smith will act as the number two official in city administration and will have executive oversight of the Public Works and Utilities, Parks and Recreation, Library, Information Technology, and Human Resources Departments. Read on...
  12. Front bumper of Rowlett Fire engine, large silver bell

    Rowlett Fire Department Awarded $2.65 Million SAFER Grant

    Second grant award in 3 years! Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant from FEMA will allow the Fire Department to strengthen the safety of our community, place additional firefighters on duty, and prepare for the future. Read on...
  13. Rowlett Clock Tower and downtown, text reads COVID-19 Utility Bill Assistance

    Utility Bill Assistance

    The health and well-being of our customers and our community is our top priority. We understand the concern and uncertainty you may be experiencing regarding and are committed to remaining responsive to the needs to our customers. Read on...
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  15. People, bus, bike, trees with the text AARP age friendly community

    Rowlett Designated AARP Age-Friendly Community

    On Tuesday, February 4, the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities welcomed the City of Rowlett as their 431st member, and the first new member for 2020. Read on...
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