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Posted on: May 15, 2022

City Offices and Facilities Closed for Memorial Day

collage of American Flag, headstones and soldier at attention for Memorial Day.

City of Rowlett offices & facilities, including the Community Centre, Library, Municipal Court & Animal Shelter, will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observation of Memorial Day. FCC will conduct garbage collection on their regular schedule.

Posted on: May 23, 2022

Pollinator Garden Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Thursday, May 26

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Join us at Schrade Bluebonnet Park (4701 Sunnybrook) at 10am on Thursday, May 26 as we cut the ribbon and celebrate Rowlett's first pollinator garden! Did you know that the City of Rowlett is a Bee City USA?

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Memorial Day Ceremony - Saturday, May 28

Police officers raising an American flag, text reads Memorial Day Ceremony, Rowlett logo

Gather with us at Veterans Park (3900 Main Street) for a special ceremony held to allow an opportunity to pay our respects to those who made the ultimate sacrifice while defending our freedoms by serving in our nation’s armed forces.

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

The Wet Zone Opens Weekends Beginning May 21

Children playing at the Wet Zone Waterpark

An event-filled summer is planned at the Wet Zone and it all starts Saturday, May 21!

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Barks, Brews & Brats - Saturday, June 11

photo of a dog, text reads Barks, Brews, Brats 2022

Grab your furry BFF and head out to Scentral Bark dog park from 6-9pm for a fun evening of live music, playful pups, cold brews, and food trucks. Be sure to bring lawn chairs and your dog’s leash (for when your dog is not in Big Bark or Small Bark).

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Rowlett City Academy begins June 2 - Register Now!

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13-week course wherein residents learn how their Elected Officials interact with City staff, and how the nine major departments work together to deliver City services on time, on budget, and with an eye to the future.

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Posted on: May 7, 2022

May 7 General and Special Election Results

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View the most up-to-date results.

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

May Mayor's Spotlight - Spring and Summer Events

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This month, Mayor Pro Tem Matt Grubisich is sharing all the spring and summer events (hint: Fireworks on Main!), Wet Zone activities and Library Summer Reading program. Mark your calendars, you don’t want to miss all the fun!

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Teens, Serve on the Rowlett Youth Advisory Council!

Rowlett Youth Advisory Council members

Attention Rowlett teens - are you looking for ways to give back to the community? If so, we have a spot for you: the Rowlett Youth Advisory Council (RYAC) is now accepting applications!

Comprised of seven regular members and six alternates, who are sophomo...

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

Animal Shelter Renovations Underway

images of dogs and cats, Rowlett logo, text: Rowlett Animal Shelter Renovations Begin

Your patience is appreciated while we bring exciting updates to the Rowlett Animal Shelter facility! The front area of the Rowlett Animal Shelter will be undergoing renovations beginning January 31. The project is expected to last 8 weeks.


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Posted on: March 15, 2022

Thank You, Rowlett High School Students!

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A community is created by its PEOPLE, and one of the greatest assets Rowlett has is the sheer volume of citizens who volunteer to help their City. Rowlett has over 600 acres of park land. Some with playgrounds, some with ballfields, some with ponds, some ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Keep Rowlett Beautiful Wins 2022 Governor's Community Achievement Award

Rowlett monument, text: Governor's Community Achievement Award 2022 Winner

Keep Rowlett Beautiful Receives Prestigious Governor’s Community Achievement AwardTen Winning Communities Receive State Environmental Award and Share $2 Million in Prize Money

Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) has recognized Rowlett as one of ten winner...

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

Dalrock Road Curves Update and FAQ

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To build upon the improvements which have already been installed, at the 3/15 City Council Meeting Garver Engineering provided recommendations for further improvements based on their recent study. Implementation will begin immediately.

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Neighborhood Planning Program to Launch Neighborhood Resource Map

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The Neighborhood Planning Department is committed to working with all of our neighborhoods to provide quality customer-service and programs that meet the needs of our small communities through effective 360-degree communication, promote community involvem...

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Posted on: February 21, 2022

Rowlett Named Tree City USA for 18th Consecutive Year!

Tree City USA logo

For the 18th year in a row, the City of Rowlett has once again been named a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation! 

 The Tree City USA program has been greening up cities and towns across America since 1976. It is a nationwide movemen...

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

Utility Bill Assistance

Rowlett Clock Tower and downtown, text reads COVID-19 Utility Bill Assistance

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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