In 2021, residents of Rowlett voted to authorize the issuance of general obligation
bonds in the amounts of $29.15 million for bond propositions to fund capital projects. This was accomplished without incurring an increase to the City’s property tax rate. These projects are all complete or well underway.
PROPOSITION A: Paving & Drainage $19,499,000
COMPLETE! Phase 2 Lakeland Heights Streets Reconstruction - $1,634,000
COMPLETE! Concrete Pavement Replacement $3,000,000
Merritt Interconnector - $2,000,000
Funds required to secure future grant dollars for constructing an interconnector for
Liberty Grove to PGBT. This project was designed with previous bond
Long Branch Creek Erosion Control - $2,735,000 Status
Phase 1 & 2 Toler Business Park - $2,157,000
Design Phases 1 & 2, and construct Phase 1. Project includes new pavement, drainage,
sidewalks and street lighting.
Phase 1 – Century Drive, Vaughn Drive to Rowlett Road.
Phase 2 – Lawing Lane, Vaughn Drive and Singleton Street.
Phase 1 & 2 Country Aire Estates Streets Reconstruction - $1,144,000
Design Phases 1 & 2, and construct Phase 1.
COMPLETE! Alley Reconstruction Program - $2,000,000
Design and reconstruct approximately six alleys to City’s current standards.
East Industrial Street - $4,829,000
Design and construct Industrial Street from PGBT to the DART Station Parking Lot.
PROPOSITION B: Parks, Trails & Recreational Facilities $7,365,000
not approved by Rowlett voters.
PROPOSITION C: Public Safety & Facilities $2,286,000
COMPLETE! Outdoor Warning System - $1,336,000
Install new outdoor warning system, including Whelen
10-cell omni directional sirens, lightning detection in major parks, cameras,
weather stations, and fiber connection.
Design Joint Fire/Police Station at Sapphire Bay - $950,000
Construction will be included in a future bond election.