Your Vote Counts!
General City Election Information
Elections for Rowlett Mayor and City Council positions 2, 4 and 6 are upon us! The General City Election will be held on Saturday, May 8, 2010. The candidates running for office in Rowlett are listed below in the order in which their names will appear on the ballot.
Voters must vote in their respective precincts. More info can be found here.
John E. Harper - Mayor - Ballot Position 1
Cindy Rushing - Mayor - Ballot Position 2
Jerry Berggren - Council Place 2, Ballot Position 1
Donna Davis - Council Place 2, Ballot Position 2
Todd W. Gottel - Council Place 4, Ballot Position 1
- Council Place 2, Ballot Position 3
Ron Miller - Council Place 6, Ballot Position 1
Michael Gallops - Council Place 6, Ballot Position 2
Randy Mays - Council Place 6, Ballot Position 3
Nicholas Kreekon - Council Place 6, Ballot Position 4
Wet Zone Family Waterpark
May 22, 2010
Opening Weekly for Summer
June 5, 2010
Buy passes, make reservations here!
|Memorial Day Ceremony
Saturday, May 29 at 10 a.m.
Following this special ceremony, kids and adults alike will enjoy climbing around and seeing a host of large trucks.
Saturday, May 29
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Downtown Rowlett on Main Street
Please go here for more details or contact Jennifer Gomez at 972-463-3946.
Upcoming events and meetings are now easily found on the City's new web site at rowlett.com all in one place just by going to the master calendar here!
Breaking the Code
Come here each month for a helpful Code Enforcement tip.
For your family's safety and the safety of the neighborhood, pools and spas must have water clarity sufficient for the main drain to be readily visible from the surface of the deck above the pool or spa.
To keep children from danger, pools and spas must be secured with a fence that is minimum of six (6) feet in height with no opening larger than four by four inches in or under the fence or barrier. Additionally, personal gates must self-close and self-latch.
Watch a special video featuring Chief Code Enforcement Maria Rojas here
For more information on code enforcement please visit our web site here or call the Community Services Division at 972-412-6283. Thank you for making sure your pools are safe!
Become a Safe Sitter
The Rowlett Fire Rescue will sponsor a Safe Sitter class on Saturday, June 12, 2010 for youth between 11 and 16 years of age. The class will include training on infant CPR, general safety tips, and how to feed, play with and bathe an infant. The cost is $60 per person.
Did you know?
Fire Rescue Q&As.
Q: I am a diabetic. Can I drop off my used syringes at the fire stations?
A: Yes, you may dispose of your used syringes and needles at any fire station. Provided that they are in a Red "Sharps Disposal Container". You may also bring expired prescription medications to the fire stations for disposal.
For more information on Fire Rescue classes and services, please email or call Gloria Adams at 972-412-6230.
Only two months remaining in the SHOP ROWLETT Campaign!
|Shoppers in Rowlett have two more months to be entered into a drawing worth $250 in gift cards to local businesses.
Thanks to you, the Shop Rowlett Campaign which began in January to encourage people to keep their dollars in Rowlett has been a huge success! To date, more than $600,000 in local sales receipts have been turned in and validated, indicating that our citizens care!
All you have to do is shop locally and turn in sales receipts totaling $250 or more and your name will be placed in the drawing for the $250 in gift cards. These cards are honored at participating local businesses listed here. Bring your receipts to one of these three locations to be validated:
Rowlett Public Library - 3900 Main
Rowlett Community Centre - 5300 Main
Utility Billing - 4004 Main
The next drawing at the end of this month will take place during
Congratulations to our winners:
Vanessa Vidal - January
Lyndall Montgomery - February
Cindy Guin - March
Elizabeth Tolman - April
You could be the next winner!
Meet your Mayor, City Council
Pictured from left to right:
The City Council meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month at City Hall, 4000 Main Street. Meetings begin with a Work Session at roughly 6 p.m. followed by the regular Council Meeting at 7:30 p.m. Agendas are available on line 72 hours prior to meetings.
If you are unable to attend the meetings, they are broadcast LIVE on RTN16 or on streaming video on the Internet from rowlett.com.
Meetings are also taped and rebroadcast on the City's cable access channel RTN16. Check the schedule here.
Council Meetings are aired live on RTN16 and replayed on:
Mondays & Wednesdays @ 7 a.m. & 7 p.m.
Saturdays @ 1 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Council Work Sessions are aired live and replayed on:
Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 7 a.m. & 7 p.m.
Sundays @ 1 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Meeting replays are available on demand at rowlett.com 24/7.