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Posted on: November 13, 2018

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

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City of Rowlett facilities including City Hall, Community Centre, Development Services, Municipal Court, Library, Police and Fire Administration, and the Animal Shelter will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 22 & 23 for the Thanksgiving holiday....

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

CPR Class - Saturday, November 17

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Holiday Events in Downtown Rowlett!

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Join us for lots of festive family fun in Downtown Rowlett this holiday season!

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

City of Rowlett Employees Honored for Exemplary Customer Service

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22 City of Rowlett employees were recognized as Rowlett STARS for their exemplary Customer Service in Fiscal Year 2018 at the November 14 City Council Meeting.

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Celebrate the Honorable Cindy Burkett

Cindy Burkett with Rowlett Police and Fire Department personnel

Join us at 7:30 in City Hall on December 4 as we recognize her invaluable work within Rowlett, the region, and the State of Texas. We thank her for the hard work and her accomplishments over the last eight years!

Posted on: November 14, 2018

November Mayor's Spotlight - Fiscal Year 2018 Year in Review

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This month, Mayor Dana-Bashian provides Rowlett citizens with a look at the incredible accomplishments of Rowlett's Fiscal Year 2018. Highlights include adopting a new strategic plan & lowering the city tax rate by 2 more cents - it was a very busy year!

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Annual Stop a Cop for Christmas Toy Drive


The Rowlett Police Officers Association has proudly started their annual Stop a Cop for Christmas Toy Drive.  Help the Rowlett Police Officers Association give a less fortunate child a Merry Christmas this year. Wave down any officer out on patro...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

November Spirit of Rowlett Award

Katie Rinz

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

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Posted on: November 9, 2018

Friday @ 5 - Friday, November 9

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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: November 5, 2018

Fall Property of the Season Winners!

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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.

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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, goal-setting,...

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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 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 '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!

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:

Resident can receive utility assistance once every 12 months (on a roll...

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