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Posted on: September 21, 2022

New City Office and Facility Hours

City of Rowlett Notice

Operating hours at City of Rowlett offices and some facilities have extended as of September 29, 2022. As a service organization, adapting to the needs of our customers is paramount. The longer hours will enhance in-person service opportunities for reside...

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Posted on: October 5, 2022

October Mayor's Spotlight - Let's Talk Trash!

Image of Rowlett watertower with DART train, text: Mayor's Spotlight September 2022

Mayor Margolis is talkin’ trash. Rowlett's current solid waste contract expires in September 2024 and the City is beginning the process to contract our next provider. Read on for opportunities to let us know what services are important to YOU!

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

My Rowlett Podcast Launches

My Rowlett Podcast, host Hannah Rabalais

The My Rowlett podcast provides a bi-weekly insider’s look into the City initiatives, as well as interviews with some of our local newsmakers, business owners, and citizens making a difference and shaping our community's future!

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Posted on: September 3, 2022

Taste of Fall Market: Thursdays, Sept 22 - Oct 27

Taste of Fall Farmers Market 2021

Shop a variety of hand-made crafts, produce, flowers, meats, honey, eggs, & more! From pumpkin spice cupcakes to decorative fall wreaths, our market is a great way to celebrate the fall season every Thursday evening in the Village of Rowlett Downtown.

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Posted on: October 5, 2022

FREE Electronic Recycling & Document Shredding - Sat, Oct 15

Bin holding old electronics

Keep Rowlett Beautiful hosts this popular event, which allows us to get rid of old electronics cluttering up our homes in an environmentally safe manner. Document shredding is also offered, 3 boxes free, additional $5 each. 9am-1pm at Rowlett HS.

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Dalrock "Curve" Safety Improvements Underway

speed limit sign, 35 mph, curving road, grass

Safety improvements meant to slow traffic coming into the curve on Dalrock Road just north of the Princeton Road split will begin Thursday, September 29. The project is anticipated to last approximately 2 months. During this time, the northbound lane of D...

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Posted on: October 1, 2022

Texas Arbor Day @ Pecan Grove Park

photo of many tall pecan trees lining a pavement trail through a park

FLYER Arbor Day 2022

Posted on: September 22, 2022

City Council Adopts Fiscal Year 2023 Budget

Rowlett City Councilmembers

This week, the City Council unanimously adopted the City’s annual budget for Fiscal Year 2023. The budget includes 8 new police officers, enhanced landscaping for downtown and HWY 66 medians, a new fence for the Wet Zone, and much, much more!&am...

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Celebrate DiversCity - Saturday, October 15

World Flags

Learn about the different cultures represented throughout our hometown and surrounding areas at this fun, family-friendly event. Enjoy food trucks, vendors, live performances and more from 4-7pm in the Village of Rowlett Downtown!!

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Public Works Launches Mobile Reporting App

image of iPhone displaying the CitizenVUE app. Text: Report issues with the App

The Public Works Department has made it easier to report issues you might come across while out and about in Rowlett! Check out the CitizenVUE web portal, and download the mobile app on Apple, Windows, and Google Play.

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Friday @ 5 - Friday, September 30

Clock Tower and downtown Rowlett - text reads Friday at 5

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

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Lunch on the Lawn - Mondays in October

Lunch on the Lawn 2021

Take your lunch break outside and enjoy the beautiful beginning of fall! Enjoy a variety of food trucks, live music and games in the the Village of Rowlett Downtown (4000 Main St)every Monday in October from 11am-2pm.

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Spirit of Rowlett Award - Michelle Clark

Woman and tween boy standing in front of sunflowers and a pink crepe myrtle

Recognizing residents doing extraordinary things in our community! Michelle Clark and her family’s eco-friendly vegetable and flower gardens support and encourage pollinator habitats. Take a tour and check out their healthy and vibrant garden paradise!

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

FREE Mosquito Dunks for Rowlett Residents

Mosquito on a person's arm

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. Stop by Community Development, 5702 Rowlett Rd., Mon-Fri 8a – 5p to pick up yours!

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Posted on: June 6, 2022

Public Input Process - Let Your Voice Be Heard!

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Your City Council enjoys hearing from YOU during the Public Input portion of our City Council Meetings! It’s really nice to see you in person but we understand when schedules conflict and you are unable to attend. We’ve streamlined this process...

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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

Rowlett Water Tower with DART Train in the background

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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