Friday Mar 03, 2023

Friday@5 - March 3, 2023

Here’s your top news and highlights for the week of March 3rd: 

-Lunch on the Lawn is back, and it starts this Monday, 3/6! Head to Downtown Rowlett from 11am-2pm every Monday in March! Follow Parks and Rec here for more info: 

-Yesterday, Mayor Blake Margolis released his March Mayor’s Spotlight podcast featuring Police Chie Michael Denning. Check it out on our Youtube Channel, or on your favorite podcast platform today! More info here: 

- #I30 has been closed at Dalrock Rd this week and will continue throughout the weekend, starting tonight they will be closing I30 from 10 pm- 8 am! More info here: 

-Miller Road Project Update: The westbound lane of Miller Road will be closed between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m on weekdays and he contractor has also been given permission to resume work in the evenings, after 6:30 p.m., and on Saturdays. More info here: 

- The Rowlett Nature Trail on Miller road closed this week for some much-needed repairs. We will keep everyone updated on the timeline for reopening the trail. 

- And finally- the weight room at the RCC is still closed for flooring renovations. We are expected to reopen our weight room on March 9th. 

Today is National Employee Appreciation Day, and I want to take a moment to give a shout to Team Rowlett! I can speak from personal experience that our team truly cares about you, our citizens and works very hard to make Roweltt the City to live, work and play. Thanks for all your hard work! 

If you’re interested in joining our Team, we’ve got several positions open, visit to apply today! 

The Rowlett City Council has ordered special elections for Home Rule Charter Amendments and Facility Bond Propositions to be held in conjunction with the General Election for City Council on May 6, 2023. Stay tuned into our social media channels, podcast,  F @ 5 newsletters to receive the latest news and updates as we roll out more information. 

If you wish to suggest a topic, guest, or have a question- Please email Hannah Rabalais at or reach out online: 

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