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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Friday @ 5 - Friday, May 17

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We hope you enjoy staying up to date with all the City operations, projects, events, meetings and other items of community interest!

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Economic Development & Community Development Departments Relocating

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City of Rowlett Economic Development and Community Development Departments are relocating from 3901 Main Street to 5702 Rowlett Road. Come see them until Friday, May 17 on Main Street - they will open in their new location on Monday, May 20 at 8am.

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Posted on: May 18, 2019

City Offices and Facilities Closed for Memorial Day

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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.

Posted on: May 16, 2019

Memorial Day/Touch a Truck Celebration - Saturday, May 25

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Memorial Day Celebration featuring Touch-A-Truck Ceremony: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AMTouch-A-Truck: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Bring the entire family to the Village of Rowlett Downtown as we celebrate Memorial Day and honor our fallen military heroes. The event begins...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Runoff Election for Place 4 is Saturday, June 8

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

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

FREE Mosquito Dunks

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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.

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Spring 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: May 9, 2019

Star Gazing - Friday, May 31

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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!

Posted on: May 1, 2019

May Mayor's Spotlight - 2019 Comprehensive Plan Update

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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.

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

May Spirit of Rowlett Award - Barbara Holst

Barbara Holst - Spirit of Rowlett awardee for May 2019

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...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Spring cleaning? Brush & Bulk Pickup and free Landfill Pass information

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Brush and Bulk Pickup Information:

  • Please place brush and bulky waste in front of your house, between the curb and sidewalk, by 7am on your trash collection day.
  • It cannot be piled on top of the water meter access or in front of a fire hydrant. 
  • Mak...
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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Summer 2019 Lakeside Leisure

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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…

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Dallas County Hazard Mitigation Action Plan Survey

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Please let your voice be heard!

Participate in the Dallas County Hazard Mitigation Action Plan Survey and help us collect public input in developing the hazard identification and risk assessment and mitigation, or risk reduction, actions and projects for t...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Ask The Mayor on Rowlett on the Water...on the Move

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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? Well, here&a...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Rowlett Named Tree City USA for 16th Consecutive Year!

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For the 16th year in a row, the City of Rowlett has once again been named a Tree City USA!
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 comm...
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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Rowlett Ranks #9 Safest City in Texas

SafestCities-Badge-Texas 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.

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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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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!