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    City Disappointed in NTMWD Membership Decision

    At their board meeting on September 20, the North Texas Municipal Water District made the decision to deny Rowlett's petition for annexation as a member of the district. Read on...
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    September's Friday Night Grooves on Main Concert Series

    Join us in Downtown Rowlett every Friday night in September for live music, food trucks, family fun and games! Additional Info...
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    City Adopts New Business Hours Beginning September 29

    Beginning Friday, September 29, 2023, the City of Rowlett will implement new business hours, open to serve customers Monday-Friday, 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM. Read on...
  4. FY2024 Budget

    City Council Adopts Fiscal Year 2024 Budget

    The City Council has unanimously adopted the City’s annual budget for Fiscal Year 2024. The budget includes additional police officers and park maintenance staff, enhanced CIP funding, and much, much more! Fiscal Year 2024 begins October 1, 2023. Read on...
  5. City Councilmembers

    New City Council Meeting Schedule Begins Mid-September

    Beginning September 18, the City Council will expand their meeting schedule to two nights to allow the time necessary to fully discuss items presented on Work Session agendas. Read on...
  6. Clock Tower and downtown Rowlett - text reads Friday at 5

    Friday @ 5 - Friday, September 22

    Weekly wrap-up of City operations, projects, events, news, and meetings. Great info - all in one place! 9/22 Friday @ 5
  7. Taste of Fall Farmers Market 2021

    Taste of Fall Market: Thursdays, Sept 21 - Oct 26

    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 Downtown Rowlett! Additional Info...
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    Rowlett Bee City USA Seminar - Saturday, September 30

    Keep Rowlett Beautiful sponsors this program 9am-Noon at the RCC - come learn about creating your own pollinator gardens, get natural landscaping tips, and find out about the global nature recovery plan where people, economies and nature thrive together. Additional Info...
  9. Lunch on the Lawn 2021

    Lunch on the Lawn - Mondays in October

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

    National Night Out - Tuesday, October 3

    Start planning a National Night Out event now to show criminals your neighborhood is united against crime! Rowlett PD, Fire Rescue, Public Works and City Council members would love to join your celebration! Read on...
  11. Tri-City Cleanup Poster

    7th Annual Tri-city Cleanup - Saturday, October 7

    Keep Rowlett, Garland & Dallas Beautiful partner to host this annual lake shore cleanup event. Volunteers are invited to join in and clear out the litter that flows down Rowlett Creek and into Lake Ray Hubbard! Register here...
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    FREE Electronic Recycling & Document Shredding - Sat, Oct 21

    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. 9am-1pm at Rowlett HS. Keep Rowlett Beautiful
  13. photo of Blake Margolis, text reads Mayors Spotlight Podcast

    September Mayor's Spotlight Podcast - The Role of City Council

    Mayor Margolis, Mayor Pro Tem Deb Shinder, and Councilmember Elise Bowers share their insights, experiences and perspectives serving our community. Learn more about your local government, key initiatives, and the incredible individuals shaping Rowlett! Watch and listen here...
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    Town Hall Meeting Recording

    Thanks to everyone who joined us at the Town Hall Meeting on September 13! If you were unable to attend but still want to keep up with all that's going on in YOUR hometown, we recorded it just for you! Town Hall Meeting Video...
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    Sapphire Bay Marina Public Boat Ramp Temporarily Closed

    Due to the low water level in Lake Ray Hubbard, the public boat ramp at Sapphire Bay Marina is no longer a safe option for launching and has been temporarily closed. We’ll provide a status update once lake levels rise, and the ramp can be reopened.
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    Rowlett Smart Yard Award

    We're so happy to celebrate the Frias and Schwab families, our two Spring Rowlett Smart Yard Award winners! This award recognizes the outstanding effort made by local residents who maintain their green spaces using environmentally sound principles. Read on...
  17. Miller and Chiesa Road intersection closure

    Miller/Chiesa Intersection Reconstruction Begins August 7

    Miller and Chiesa Roads intersection will be closed beginning Monday, August 7. Two-way east west Miller Road traffic will remain open. Work will be completed in two phases, each lasting approximately 12 weeks (weather permitting). Read on...
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    Utility Billing Office to Relocate in October

    Rowlett has purchased 6602 Dalrock Road, formerly a Chase Bank branch. This facility will become the future Utility Billing Office and will also serve as a voting location for Rowlett residents in Rockwall County. Anticipated opening is early October. Read on...
  19. Thermometer superimposed on a hot sunny day photo. Text reads Extreme Heat and Drought info.

    Extreme Heat and Drought Information

    Keep up with any heat advisories in effect, find resources to help keep you safe during our hot Texas summers, and get information regarding drought and water conservation. Read on...
  20. Mosquito on a person&#39s arm

    FREE Mosquito Dunks for Rowlett Residents

    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-Thur 8a – 6p to pick up yours! Additional Info...
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    Oncor Transmission Line Upgrade Project

    Work will extend from the Oncor Rowlett substation (across from the Community Centre) to Lake Ray Hubbard. Tree trimming will occur, this is required for access to facilities and for the safety of crews working on the upgrade project. Additional Info...
  22. Rowlett Water Tower with DART Train in the background

    Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

    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! Additional Info...
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