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Posted on: July 8, 2020

July Mayor's Spotlight - Water

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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!

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Rowlett Library Summer Reading Program

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2020 theme is Imagine Your Story! This year, the Library may doing things a little differently, but there are still plenty of fun programs and prizes to foster and encourage a love of reading.

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Wet Zone Waterpark Open Thursday-Sunday

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Haley Hippo and the whole Wet Zone gang is excited to welcome you back! Please check out the new hours and limited operations info.

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Create Your AMI Profile - Get Real-Time Water Usage

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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!

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Volunteer as a Board or Commission Member!

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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.

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

2020 United States Census

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The US Census Bureau has launched the 2020 Census – a national effort to count every person living in the United States.

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Posted on: July 3, 2020

Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Requiring Face Coverings

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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.

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

FAQ - Senate Bill 2 and the City Tax Rate

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Read the FAQ and learn more about Senate Bill 2, the disaster provisions it contains, and how it affects the City's ad valorem tax rate.

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

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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.

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Friday @ 5 - Friday, July 10

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Weekly wrap-up of City operations, projects, and meetings, along with the COVID-19 information and actions to date.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Update on FCC Bulk Pickup

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Bulk Pickup UpdateWith everyone at home, this means more time to work in the yard and more time to do some  spring cleaning. This also means there are more piles and more “stuff” put out for FCC to pick up, which results in fu...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Gary Enna Named Director of Public Works

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The City of Rowlett has named current Interim Director of Public Works, Gary Enna, Director of Public Works. An accomplished senior local government executive, Mr. Enna joined the Rowlett team in December 2016 and has served as Rowlett’s Interim...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

UPDATE - North Texas Municipal Water District Cost of Service Review

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In February 2020, after concluding at a hearing that North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) rates were adverse to the public interest, the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) agreed to initiate a cost-of-service hearing sought by the City of Rowlett a...

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Posted on: May 25, 2020

FREE Mosquito Dunks

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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.

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Miller Road Lane Closures

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East bound lanes from Fire Station 1 to Skyline shift to the west bound side through the end of May (weather permitting). Motorists will have one lane of travel in each direction. 

Beginning 5-20-20, the left lane in both directions will be closed...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Rowlett Designated AARP Age-Friendly Community

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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. This designation was made possible after sever...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

Do you or someone you know have an award-worthy Texas Smart Yard?

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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!

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