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Posted on: September 25, 2018

Free Electronic Recycling & Document Shredding - Saturday, October 6

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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.

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

National Night Out - Tuesday, October 2

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The Rowlett Police Department invites you and your neighborhood to participate in National Night Out, an annual event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch.

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

International Festival - Saturday, October 6

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Join us as we celebrate the many cultures represented in Rowlett ! This free, family event will include food trucks, vendors, live entertainment and more...all on Main Street from 11am-2pm.

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Bayside Update

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The City of Rowlett and Bayside Land Partners LLC have been working in partnership over the last several years to bring Bayside, a $1 billion mixed use development to Rowlett and the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. 

This 262-acre project has numerous...

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

Camp Fear - October 26 @ Pecan Grove Park

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Camp Fear - Rowlett’s favorite Halloween party - is back  Friday, October 26 at Pecan Grove Park. Pack up your family, tent and sleeping bags and embark on an overnight camping adventure! Fun stuff includes games, tent trick-or-treating, s’mores,...
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Posted on: September 14, 2018

September is Library Card Sign-up Month

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All adults who sign up for a Rowlett Public Library card will be entered into a prize drawing for a $50 Visa gift card! AND if you have a Library card and you bring in an adult to get a card, you'll be entered into a separate drawing for a $50 gift card.

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Scarecrows on Main

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Tell your story in straw - promote your business or non-profit organization free of charge! Create your scarecrow(s) and celebrate fall throughout the Downtown Village of Rowlett. Sign up deadline is September 28.

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Friday @ 5 - Friday, September 21

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We hope you enjoy reading this weekly update on City operations, projects, and items of community interest!

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

City Council Adopts 2018 Strategic Plan

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At the September 18  meeting, your City Council formally adopted the 2018 City of Rowlett Strategic Plan – a visionary long-term plan covering every aspect of the City, providing vision and structure for our continued collaboration, goa...

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

September Mayor's Spotlight - A Bayside Update

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This month, Mayor Dana-Bashian provides Rowlett citizens with a comprehensive update on Bayside!

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Posted on: September 6, 2018

Finance Department Recognized for Excellence

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The Government Finance Officers Association has awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the City of Rowlett for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2017. The Certificate o...
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Posted on: September 1, 2018

September Spirit of Rowlett Award

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The City of Rowlett Neighborhood Life Office is excited to announce Rob Rose as the September recipient of the Spirit of Rowlett Award! This award is to publicly recognize ordinary residents doing extra-ordinary things in our community, and they&rsquo...

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

Go Mobile with the City of Rowlett App!

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The City of Rowlett has launched a new mobile app - conveniently connecting you with city government services and information. Stay up to date with news and events, review City Council agendas and watch meetings, view job openings, submit online payments,...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

FY2019 Proposed Budget

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City Manager Brian Funderburk presented the Fiscal Year 2019  (FY2019) Proposed Budget to the Rowlett City Council. Highlights include a proposed 2 cent reduction to the tax rate! 

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

Fall 2018 Lakeside Leisure

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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…

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

Kids Kingdom - A 2018 GrownExplore.com 'Coolest Playground'!

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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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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Create Your AMI Profile - Get Real-Time Water Usage

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Water customers (YOU!) now 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!

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

FREE Mosquito Dunks

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Summer is here and that means mosquitoes! 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.

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Salvation Army Garland Administers Utility Bill Assistance

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Rowlett residents who need help with their utility bills may now qualify to receive assistance through the Salvation Army in Garland.  Here are some of the program parameters:

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

Preferred DART Downtown Rowlett Station Parking for Rowlett Residents

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 To better serve Rowlett citizens, DART has implemented a permit parking program at the Downtown Rowlett Station offering preferred parking to residents of Rowlett and those from other DART member cities. Customers who display a valid DART reside...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

2018 City of Rowlett Strategic Plan

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The 2018 City of Rowlett Strategic Plan is a visionary long-term plan covering every aspect of the City, providing vision and structure for our continued collaboration, goal-setting, and progress across all areas of local government.

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

Kids Kingdom - A 2018 GrownExplore.com 'Coolest Playground'!

Kids Kingdom 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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Posted on: February 5, 2018

Create Your AMI Profile - Get Real-Time Water Usage!

Sprinkler watering green lawn

Create your AMI profile today...water customers (YOU!) now have the ability to access water consumption online!In fact, the system reads every hour so you can get real-time usage information. Simply create an account at www.rowlett.com/AMI, set up your al...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Visit Paddle Point Park - a kayaking paradise!

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2015 Bond Project: renovations include parking, boat ramp, dock, trees, picnic area & more. The Paddle Point Creek Paddling Trail was the 30th trail to join the statewide paddle trail system? Kayakers come to Rowlett from all over Texas to explore!

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Birthday Parties

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Enjoy the birthday party pavilion or any of our other pavilions throughout the park during the regular operating hours of the Wet Zone.

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Water Fitness Groups

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Learn about the Water Fitness Groups at Wet Zone Waterpark. Groups include aquamotion, aqua water fitness, and lappers.

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Code of Conduct

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The first concern of all Wet Zone staff is the safety of our patrons. In order to maintain the highest level of safety, we request that all Wet Zone patrons abide by the code of conduct.

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Wet Zone Waterpark Sponsors

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Wet Zone Waterpark would like to offer a special thanks to our sponsors who help make our services possible!

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

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