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Posted on: January 24, 2020

Friday @ 5 - Friday, January 24

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Happy New Year! 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: January 6, 2020

Town Hall Meeting - Tuesday, January 28

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The Rowlett City Council is hosting a Town Hall meeting - join us and find out what's going on in your City! The meeting takes place in a relaxed setting, allowing everyone to speak freely and informally. 6:30-8pm at the Rowlett Community Centre.

Posted on: January 8, 2020

"A Night in Hollywood" Little Sweethearts Dance - Saturday, February 1

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Parents and their children get to dress up for an evening of fun, dancing, and memories that last a lifetime. Tickets for this annual event sell out fast, so get yours today!

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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: January 1, 2020

Are You Interested in Being a Councilmember?

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The election for City Council will be held on May 2, 2020. For more information about the election and becoming a candidate, visit the Elections page on the City's website.

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

January Mayor's Spotlight - Above and Beyond City of Rowlett Employee Recognition

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This month, Mayor Dana-Bashian highlights the stories of those City of Rowlett employees recognized for their Above and Beyond service to the citizens of Rowlett in 2019.

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

HOA Legal Clinic - Saturday, March 7

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Held at the Rowlett Community Centre, this event is designed for seasoned and emerging HOA Board leadership to increase their knowledge base and develop skills to create communities that thrive.

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Community Emergency Response Team class

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The Rowlett Citizen Corps Council (RCCC) is holding a two-day Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class on Saturdays, February 1 and 8, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

 During a natural or man-made disaster, CERT teams assist Public Safety teams i...

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Owner Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Program

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Application and Information (pdf)

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Questions? Contact Susan Nix via email or 972-463-3927.

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Posted on: November 22, 2019

Assistant Chief Michael Godfrey Promoted to Police Chief

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The City of Rowlett has named current Assistant Police Chief Michael Godfrey as Chief of Police. Effective February 19, 2020, Chief Godfrey will officially assume his new role when Chief Mike Brodnax retires on February 18 after almost eight years of serv...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

January Spirit of Rowlett Award - Larry Glick

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Congratulations to Larry Glick, 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...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Strategic Plan Community Dashboard

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Check out the Community Dashboard* to stay up to date on the City of Rowlett’s Strategic Plan. The dashboard illustrates important key results and highlights the accomplishments City staff is making to help Rowlett become The Place to Live, Work...

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Posted on: October 25, 2019

Sapphire Bay Phase One progress update

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In order to facilitate construction of the infrastructure, the public boat ramp has been closed and will remain so for several months.

Posted on: May 27, 2019

Main Street Reconstruction

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The Main Street reconstruction project will begin in the next couple of weeks. Funded through the 2015 Bond Election, this project includes not only rebuilding Main Street and its infrastructure, but also carrying the downtown look and feel through to PGB...

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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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