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Posted on: December 10, 2021

Now Accepting Bond Committee Applications

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Are you interested in participating in the Capital projects process? The City Council is now accepting applications for residents who wish to serve on the ad hoc Bond Committee.

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Drive-thru COVID-19 Test Site @ Garland's Johnson Stadium

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The CDC in coordination with the Department of Health and Human Services will open this drive-thru location on Thursday, January. 20, Preregistration is required.

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

Are You Interested in Being a Member of the City Council?

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The election for City Council will be held on May 7, 2022. 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 18, 2022

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) 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 12 and 26, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (both days are required).

The RCCC is actively recruiting residents to be trained in the CERT pr...

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Rowlett Police Chief Michael Godfrey to Retire April 30, 2022

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Serving in his current role since 2020, Chief Godfrey has been with the Rowlett Police Department for 22 years. During his tenure, Chief Godfrey has led his department with grace and a steady hand through the challenges facing modern law enforcement agenc...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Rowlett Animal Shelter at Maximum Capacity - Adoption Fees Reduced!

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The Rowlett Animal Shelter is currently at Code Red (maximum capacity). Please consider adopting a new pet at the drastically reduced rate of $25 - this includes vaccinations and spaying and/or neutering!

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Watch the Mayor's State of the City Address!

Mayor Tammy Dana-Bashian

The Mayor of Rowlett presents this annual address in January - watch as Mayor Tammy Dana-Bashian shares the City’s 2021 accomplishments and the outlook going forward for 2022.

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

January Mayor's Spotlight - State of the City

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This month, Mayor Dana-Bashian highlights the City's 2021 accomplishments and provides an outlook going forward in 2022!

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Friday @ 5 - Friday, January 14

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Weekly wrap-up of City operations, projects, events, news, and meetings. Great info - all in one place!

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Residential Safe Room Rebate Program - Apply NOW!

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Program helps homeowners who wish to mitigate risk to tornadoes, straight-line winds and hail by installing a residential safe room. Rebates will be up to $3,000 or 50%, whichever is less, of the construction or installation cost.

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

COVID-19 Information

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News and information about the virus and recent case numbers.

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

Utility Bill Assistance

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At the City of Rowlett, the health and well-being of our customers and our community is our top priority.  We understand the concern and uncertainty you may be experiencing regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and are committed to remaining respo...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

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Rowlett's water is extensively tested to ensure the system consistently maintains a “Superior” rating. This is the highest rating for water quality issued by the State of Texas!

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