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Keep Rowlett Beautiful is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization governed by a volunteer board of directors.

Mission
To educate and energize our community to keep Rowlett clean and green.

Vision
To promote environmentally friendly habits through conservation of air, water and land resources.
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Welcome to our 1st corporate sponsor for 2015 at the $800 level, Advantage Storage of Rowlett! Please show them your appreciation of their support of our community and consider them for all of your storage needs!

 

Just minutes from downtown Rowlett, we are a state-of-the-art facility located at 5200 Lakeview Parkway right next to Discount Tire.  President George Bush Highway allows easy access to our property from anywhere in the NE Metroplex.  We have controlled access gates, experienced on-site managers, and 16 video cameras keeping the entire property under surveillance 24 hours a day. You can access your storage unit 7 days a week between the hours of 6am and 9pm. Our storage facility is completely enclosed and all one story so there are no elevators or stairs to climb. All of our storage rentals are month-to-month, so there's no long-term commitment. We charge a one-time admin fee, we do not require a security deposit, and you furnish your own lock. We conveniently sell reasonably priced locks and a large variety of packing and moving supplies in the office. Our storage units range in size from 5'x5' to 10'x30' featuring both climate-controlled and non-climate controlled units. The uncovered parking areas are offered in 2 different sizes. We invite you to stop by at your earliest convenience and take a tour of our facility. This will help our experienced staff to determine the best size unit to fit your needs for a stress free move.

 

http://www.advantagestorage.net/self_storage/Rowlett_TX/zip_75088/advantage_self_storage_property_management_llc/10579

 

 

 

 

Electronic Recycling Roundup and Document Shredding Event - NEW LOCATION - ROWLETT HIGH SCHOOL PARKING LOT

October 25, 2014

Are you ready to get space at home by getting rid of your old, outdated, electronics? Bring them to us! Any items that you drop off will be reused, recycled, or safely disposed of.

Acceptable items include printers, copiers, phones, fax machines, computers, monitors, scanners, TVs, games, batteries...and much more! Almost anything that runs on electricity.  We are also collecting eyeglasses.

There will be an onsite, mobile, document shredding truck sponsored by Atmos Energy, so bring all of those old files and papers that have been stacking up (first 3 file boxes free, $3 per box thereafter, 7 box limit).  Please, no magazines or newspapers.

A drop off location will be set up in Rowlett High School parking lot. For information, contact Keep Rowlett Beautiful at info@keeprowlettbeautiful.org.

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KRB Awards Neighborhood Grant

Congratulations to Sherri Jones and all of the volunteers who worked so hard to beautify the University Place Neighborhood Entryway in Rowlett.
This group raised over $2,000 for their project and received a $1,000 Entryway Grant from
KRB Neighborhood Beautification Grant Committee Chairperson, Zabrina Martinson, in recognition of their efforts.
Sherri says that they plan to use the grant money to maintain and even expand their project. Great job, University Place!


 

 

 

For more than two decades, Keep Texas Beautiful, in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), has awarded the prestigious Governor's Community Achievement Awards (GCAA) to ten Texas communities with the best grassroots environmental programs in the state each year.

The competition distributes $2 million in funding from TxDOT across the ten communities, with the amount based on population size. The funds are used for landscaping projects along local rights-of-way. A community’s environmental program is judged on achievements in seven different areas: community leadership and coordination, public awareness, education, beautification and community improvement, litter prevention and cleanup, solid waste management and litter law and illegal dumping enforcement.

On June 24, 2014, Keep Rowlett Beautiful will receive the $250,000 award as first place winner in Category 7 at the Keep Texas Beautiful Annual Conference in Austin, TX. 

 

 

Schrade Middle School Plants Lowe's Demonstration Garden

On November 16, 2013,  Schrade Middle School science teacher, Paul Reyna, his students, Lowe's Heroes, and Keep Rowlett Beautiful volunteers planted a native, adaptive, and drought tolerant Demonstration Garden on the Schrade campus, made possible by a grant provided by Lowes through Keep Texas Beautiful. The demonstration garden is the latest addition to Mr. Reyna's outdoor environmental learning center at Schrade.  Students and Rowlett citizens alike are invited to go by and check out this beautiful garden.  Who knows, you may even pick up a few ideas for plantings in your own garden!  If your group or club would like to schedule a tour of the garden, just give us a call at Keep Rowlett Beautiful, 9am-1pm, M-F except holidays. Contact: Martha Brown, 972-463-3929.

 

 

Stage 3 Water Restrictions

City of Rowlett Water Management Plan requirements:

  • Limit landscape watering with sprinklers or irrigation system to once every fourteen days corresponding with the last number of an address (see chart below). No watering between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
  • Foundations, new landscaping, new plantings (first year) of shrubs and trees may be watered for up to two hours on any day by a hand-held hose, a soaker hose or a dedicated zone using a drip irrigation system.
  • Prohibit hydroseeding, hydomulching, overseeding and sprigging.
  • Existing swimming pools may not be drained and refilled except to replace normal water loss.
  • Halt non-essential City government water use* including street cleaning, vehicle washing, operation of ornamental fountains, etc.
  • Prohibit washing or rinsing of vehicles by hose except with a hose-end cutoff nozzle.
  • Public athletic fields used for competition may be watered twice per week.
  • Registered and properly functioning ET/Smart irrigation systems and drip/bubbler irrigation systems may irrigate without restrictions.

* Waterview Golf Course utilizes untreated water from a separate City of Dallas (Lake Ray Hubbard) agreement and will not be subject to Stage 3 Water Restrictions.

 

Is your organization, family, neighborhood, school, club, Scout or church group looking for a way to give back to the community?

As our City grows, volunteers are needed more than ever to help keep Rowlett CLEAN and GREEN!

We would love to have you come by and visit with us about our Adopt-A-Road program. Together, we can make a difference!

 
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Tuesday, January 20 2015 16:14

 

 

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Thursday, January 15 2015 16:09

 

 

Welcome to our 1st corporate sponsor for 2015 at the $800 level, Advantage Storage of Rowlett! Please show them your appreciation of their support of our community and consider them for all of your storage needs!

 

Just minutes from downtown Rowlett, we are a state-of-the-art facility located at 5200 Lakeview Parkway right next to Discount Tire.  President George Bush Highway allows easy access to our property from anywhere in the NE Metroplex.  We have controlled access gates, experienced on-site managers, and 16 video cameras keeping the entire property under surveillance 24 hours a day. You can access your storage unit 7 days a week between the hours of 6am and 9pm. Our storage facility is completely enclosed and all one story so there are no elevators or stairs to climb. All of our storage rentals are month-to-month, so there's no long-term commitment. We charge a one-time admin fee, we do not require a security deposit, and you furnish your own lock. We conveniently sell reasonably priced locks and a large variety of packing and moving supplies in the office. Our storage units range in size from 5'x5' to 10'x30' featuring both climate-controlled and non-climate controlled units. The uncovered parking areas are offered in 2 different sizes. We invite you to stop by at your earliest convenience and take a tour of our facility. This will help our experienced staff to determine the best size unit to fit your needs for a stress free move.

 

http://www.advantagestorage.net/self_storage/Rowlett_TX/zip_75088/advantage_self_storage_property_management_llc/10579

 

 

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Arbor Day Volunteer Opportunity PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, October 28 2014 19:37

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Rowlett Wins $250,000 Landscaping Award PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, March 21 2014 14:42

 

For more than two decades, Keep Texas Beautiful, in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), has awarded the prestigious Governor's Community Achievement Awards (GCAA) to ten Texas communities with the best grassroots environmental programs in the state each year.

The competition distributes $2 million in funding from TxDOT across the ten communities, with the amount based on population size. The funds are used for landscaping projects along local rights-of-way. A community’s environmental program is judged on achievements in seven different areas: community leadership and coordination, public awareness, education, beautification and community improvement, litter prevention and cleanup, solid waste management and litter law and illegal dumping enforcement.

On June 24, 2014, Keep Rowlett Beautiful will receive the $250,000 award as first place winner in Category 7 at the Keep Texas Beautiful Annual Conference in Austin, TX. 

 
KRB Awards Neighborhood Grant PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, September 23 2014 16:26

KRB Awards Neighborhood Grant

Congratulations to Sherri Jones and all of the volunteers who worked so hard to beautify the University Place Neighborhood Entryway in Rowlett.
This group raised over $2,000 for their project and received a $1,000 Entryway Grant from
KRB Neighborhood Beautification Grant Committee Chairperson, Zabrina Martinson, in recognition of their efforts.
Sherri says that they plan to use the grant money to maintain and even expand their project. Great job, University Place!


 

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