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  1. Movies on Main poster

    Movies on Main - Fridays in September

    Pack a picnic dinner and head on down to Main Street for a memorable evening of family cinema under the stars! FREE movies begin at dusk. There will also be bounce houses, music, lawn games and other children's activities beginning at 6:30pm. Additional Info...
  2. Mayors Spotlight  text over image of downtown Rowlett

    September Mayor's Spotlight - Fiscal Year 2020 Budget

    This month, Mayor Dana-Bashian provides an overview of the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget. Highlights include a reduction in the City's monthly base water rate and an increase in public safety staffing levels. Read it here...
  3. Stars with National Night Out-2019

    National Night Out - Tuesday, October 1

    Start planning a National Night Out event now to show criminals your neighborhood is united against crime! Rowlett PD, Fire Rescue, Public Works and City Council members would love to join your celebration, register with Officer Dana Reeves. Read on...
  4. World Flags

    Taste of DiverCity - Saturday, October 5

    Taking place from 11am-2pm along Main Street on Saturday, October 5, this yummy event is a culinary celebration of the many cultures represented in Rowlett and surrounding communities. Enjoy food trucks, vendors, live performances and more! Additional Info...
  5. Tri-City Cleanup Poster

    3rd Annual Tri-city Cleanup - Saturday, October 5

    Keep Rowlett, Garland & Dallas Beautiful partner to host this annual lake shore cleanup event. Volunteers are invited to join in and clear out the litter that flows down Rowlett Creek and into Lake Ray Hubbard! Register here...
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    Rowlett Road @ Kirby 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!
  7. Bin holding old electronics

    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...
  8. Friday at 5 graphic

    Friday @ 5 - Friday, September 13

    We hope you enjoy staying up to date with all the City operations, projects, events, meetings and other items of community interest! 9-13 Friday@5
  9. 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...
  10. Lonnie Cornwell - September 2019 Spirit of Rowlett honoree

    September Spirit of Rowlett Award - Lonnie Cornwell

    Congratulations to Lonnie Cornwell, 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. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. Mosquito biting an arm

    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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    Summer Property of the Season Winners

    We're excited to showcase the Summer 2019 Property of the Season winners! This award is presented by Code Enforcement Officers to one home in each quadrant on a seasonal basis, and recognizes "Above and Beyond" efforts to beautify our neighborhoods. Read on...
  15. 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...
  17. Tree City USA logo

    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...
  18. Texas Smart Yard logo

    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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