Friday Aug 11, 2023

Friday@5 - August 11, 2023

Here’s your top news and events for the week of August 11, Rowlett!


It’s Tax-free weekend! This is a great time to get your school supplies and stock up on clothing and shoes that are under $100! Learn more here: 


Your mayor, Blake Margolis released his August Mayor’s Spotlight podcast! 

Tune in as Mayor Blake Margolis sits down with Jeff Cohen (Director of Engineering & Interim Director of Public Works) to discuss some highly anticipated and impactful road projects which will shape Rowlett's landscape for years to come. From timelines to project scopes and every update in between, this episode is your resource for the most up-to-date information. 

🎙️Listen to the podcast: 

📹 Watch the videocast: 


Mark your calendars for this Monday, August 14th because your mayor and city council are hosting a town hall at the Rowlett Community Centre and on Facebook live at 7 pm! This is your chance to ask any questions and find out about all of the exciting things happening in YOUR hometown! Learn more here: 


If you’re interested in serving on a board or commission, applications need to be submitted by Monday, August 14th! More info here: 


If are you interested in Genealogy, then the upcoming workshop at the Rowlett public library is for you! Learn what it takes to succeed at hunting down your ancestry, tomorrow August 12 at 11 am! Learn more here: 


And finally, our Animal Shelter is at code red, if you or someone you know is interested in adopting or fostering, please reach out to our animal services team! 

See available Dogs here: 

See available Cats here: 

I hope everyone had a great first week of school, and I’ll see you again next week Rowlett! 

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