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  1. Downtown Rowlett FY 2021 Proposed Budget

    Fiscal Year 2021 Proposed Budget

    City Manager Brian Funderburk has presented the Fiscal Year 2021 Proposed Budget to the Rowlett City Council. Highlights of this proposal include lowering the tax rate and water rates to help residents with the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
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    COVID-19 Update Friday @ 5 - Tuesday, August 4

    Special mid-week edition sharing all of the COVID-19 City operation information and actions to date. 8-4 Friday@5
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    Dallas County Re-opens Housing and Utility Assistance Program

    This program provides short-term, rental, mortgage and utility assistance to Dallas County residents living outside the City of Dallas facing economic hardship in the wake of COVID-19. Read on...
  4. 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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    Volunteer as a Board or Commission Member!

    Share your expertise, experience and insight as members of a City Board or Commission. While the time commitment is minimal, the opportunity to make a difference in YOUR community is significant. Applications due by August 14. Additional Info...
  6. Mayors Spotlight  text over image of downtown Rowlett

    July Mayor's Spotlight - Water

    This month, Mayor Dana-Bashian highlights the complex issue of water. Learn about the City's AMI system - a great tool to help track and control water usage; your water rates; and find tips to help conserve water while navigating the hot summer months! Read it here...
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    Create Your AMI Profile - Get Real-Time Water Usage

    Water customers (YOU!) have the ability to access your water consumption online. In fact, the system reads every hour so you can get real-time usage information, allowing you to spot and repair potential leaks before they result in a higher bill! Additional Info...
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    Wet Zone Waterpark Open Thursday-Sunday

    Haley Hippo and the whole Wet Zone gang is excited to welcome you back! Please check out the new hours and limited operations info. Additional Info...
  9. Coronavirus image with Rowlett logo

    Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Requiring Face Coverings

    Governor Greg Abbott has issued Executive Order GA-29 requiring all Texans to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces, with few exceptions, in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases. Executive Order GA-29
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    Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

    Facts regarding the virus and how to prevent it, what to do in the event you or a family member become ill, and many other resources including the latest news concerning our community. Read on...
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    UPDATE - North Texas Municipal Water District Cost of Service Review

    Instead of issuing the expected order for this review, the PUC has instead ordered the NTMWD and its 13 member cities into mediation. 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 with a current utility bill or ID. Call 972-412-6125 for pick up at Community Development, 5702 Rowlett Rd., Mon- Fri 8a – 4p. Additional Info...
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    Miller Road Lane Closures

    To facilitate the installation of a Sapphire Bay sanitary sewer line, various lane closures will occur in several locations on Miller Road through August (weather permitting). Read on...
  14. 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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    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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