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    Economic Development & Community Development Departments have relocated

    City of Rowlett Economic Development and Community Development Departments have relocated from 3901 Main Street and are now open in their new building at 5702 Rowlett Road (previously home to the Rowlett Public Library). Additional Info...
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    City Offices and Facilities Closed for Memorial Day

    City of Rowlett offices & facilities, including the Community Centre, Library, Municipal Court & Animal Shelter, will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observation of Memorial Day. FCC will conduct garbage collection on their regular schedule.
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    Memorial Day/Touch a Truck Celebration - Saturday, May 25

    Honor our fallen military heroes in Veterans Park at 10:00am, then continue the day along Main Street with lots of children's activities, RPD Bike Safety Rodeo, bounce houses, food, and vehicles of all shapes and sizes for the kids climb on and explore! Read on...
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    Runoff Election for Place 4 is Saturday, June 8

    Early voting runs May 28 - June 4, 2019. Both early voting and election day voting will take place at the City Hall Annex. Additional Info....
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    FREE Mosquito Dunks

    Mosquito season us 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, 3901 Main St., Mon- Fri 8a – 4p. Additional Info...
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    Friday @ 5 - Friday, May 17

    We hope you enjoy staying up to date with all the City operations, projects, events, meetings and other items of community interest! 5-17 Friday@5
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    Spring Property of the Season Winners!

    We're excited to showcase this quarter's 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...
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    Star Gazing - Friday, May 31

    Join the Rowlett Parks and Recreation Advisory Board from 7-9pm on Friday, May 31 for an astronomer-led tour of the universe at the Rowlett Community Centre, then star gazing outdoors in Pecan Grove Park . Telescopes will be provided!
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    May Mayor's Spotlight - 2019 Comprehensive Plan Update

    The 2019 Comprehensive Plan Update was recently adopted by the Rowlett City Council. This Plan is one of several guiding documents that communicates the City’s vision and sets its policy focus regarding land use and development goals for the future. Read it here...
  10. Barbara Holst - Spirit of Rowlett awardee for May 2019

    May Spirit of Rowlett Award - Barbara Holst

    Congratulations to Barbara Holst, 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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    Spring cleaning? Brush & Bulk Pickup and free Landfill Pass information

    FCC will pick up brush and bulky items - no call necessary. Want to cart something off to the CM Hinton Landfill yourself? Get your free pass from the City of Rowlett! 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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    Dallas County Hazard Mitigation Action Plan Survey

    Please let your voice be heard! Participate Help us collect public input in developing the hazard identification and risk assessment and mitigation, or risk reduction, actions and projects for the Rowlett annex of the plan. Read on...
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    Ask The Mayor on Rowlett on the Water...on the Move

    Do you have a question you’d like to ask the Mayor? Have you ever wondered WHY we do what we do? And perhaps even HOW we do what we do? Maybe you’re interested in learning more about specific projects going on around town? 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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    Rowlett Ranks #9 Safest City in Texas

    SafeHome.org has named Rowlett the #9 Safest City in Texas! This is great recognition for the City of Rowlett and demonstrates the City Council commitment to public safety and the outstanding work of our Rowlett Police Department. Additional Info...
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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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    Kids Kingdom - A 2018 GrownExplore.com 'Coolest Playground'!

    Visit Kids Kingdom today! Features of this all-abilities, community-designed-and-built playground at Pecan Grove Park include a zip line, robot slide, fortress/castle play structure, climbing wall, dino sandbox, big-and-little-kid areas and so much more!
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