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Episode 11 · 1 month ago

Friday@5 - November 4, 2022

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Happy Friday, Rowlett! Here’s your top news and highlights for the week of November 4th

Upcoming Events:

Tomorrow, Saturday, November 5th week we’ve got two events that you’ll want to mark your calendars for.

- Saturday, November 5 from 10 am to 1 pm- The Parks and Rec Advisory Board celebrates Texas Arbor day at Pecan Grove Park. This is a family-friendly event, that will have activities for all ages. We will be giving away 250 trees on a first-come-first serve basis. More info here: https://bit.ly/3h3eeBn

- Saturday, November 5 from 11am-3pm- The City of Rowlett and Rowlett Ready are hosting the Community Preparedness Fair! Join us for interactive booths, touch-a-truck, food vendors, and more! More info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/409600201283641

- The Charter Review Commission Wants to Hear From YOU! They’re hosting a public input session on Monday, Nov 7 @ 7 pm and they want your feedback on the recommendations they will be making to City Council in January. More info here: https://bit.ly/3FIkfOn

- Friday, November 11 @ 11am We’re hosting our Veterans Day Ceremony at Veterans Park If you can’t make it in person, we will share the recording on our Youtube & Facebook page! More info here: https://bit.ly/3U254nb

Here are some highlights from this week!

During Tuesday night’s City Council Meeting…. Chris Kilgore took the Oath of Office and was sworn in as Chief Municipal Judge. Judge Kilgore had been serving as Interim Chief Municipal Judge for the past several months and has been involved with our city for many years.

This week Mayor Blake Margolis released his November Mayor’s Spotlight Newsletter and podcast episode, and this month he’s providing a CIP update!

Listen to the Mayor’s Spotlight podcast episode here: https://bit.ly/3sPsQqR

Read the Mayor’s Spotlight Newsletter here: https://bit.ly/3T1ni7g

On Thursday night The City of Rowlett joined over 340 landmarks around the world to observe Alzheimer’s Awareness Month by lighting the historic water tower in teal!

During the month of November, City of Rowlett Public Library patrons may donate non-perishable food items to waive fines off their accounts. For each package of food donated, the Library will take $1 off patron fines. This only applies to fines for late materials; it does not apply to fees from lost or damaged materials. Collected items will be donated to local food pantries. More info here: https://bit.ly/3T3FJIg

Subscribe to the Friday @ 5 Newsletter here: https://bit.ly/3SyecPu

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Happy Friday, Roulette. Here's your top news and highlights for the week of November four. Tomorrow Saturday, November five, We've got two events that you'll want to put on your calendars. In the morning, from ten am to one pm, the Parks and Recodvisory Board celebrates Texas Arbor Day at Pecan Grove Park. This is a family friendly event that will have activities for all ages and they'll be giving away two D fifty trees on a first come, first served basis, so get in line because I'll be there right at ten am. And also happening on Saturday, November five from eleven am to three pm, the City of Rowlett and Rawlett Ready are hosting the Community Preparedness Fair. Join us for interactive booths, touch a truck, food vendors. I even heard there might be an helicopter landing. To stop by and say hi to our emergency management team Ed and Hannah Myers, and for more info, you can visit our Facebook page that has like all the lineup of the times and when everything is happening, so visit there for more info. Will also have...

...it in the show notes below as always. Also the Charter of You Commission wants to hear from you. They're hosting a public input session on Monday in November seven at seven pm and they want your feedback on the recommendations that they will be making the City Council in January. Visit relat dot com for more info on that. And coming up next Friday, November eleven, at eleven am, we're hosting our Veterans Day ceremony at Veterans Park and if you can't make it in person, we will be sharing the recording on our YouTube page. Thanks Drew for handling that. And here are some highlights from this week. During Tuesday night City Council meeting, Chris Gilgore took the oath of office and was sworn in as Chief Municipal Judge. Judge Kilgore has been serving as interim Chief Municipal Judge for the past several months and has been involved with our city for many, many years. Y'all, he is a fan favorite. Judge Kilgore also shared that one of his favor first actions will be to facilitate...

...work staff chocolate cake baking contest. The rivalry is real, I've been told, and this week Mayor Blake Margolis released his November mayor Spotlight newsletter and podcast episode. In this month, he's providing a c I P update. Don't know what c I P is and I definitely did not know what it was until this The podcast episode that we released in the newsletter shares a lot more in depth information about it. You don't want to miss it. And on Thursday night, the City of Outlett joined over three forty landmarks around the world to observe Alzheimer's Awareness Month by lighting the historic water tower in downtown Teal And over the week, we had some very successful Halloween festivities. Over people showed up to chunk or treat That is a lot and I love the photos that parked in Breck posts on their social media. I've loved seeing everyone's costumes. And speaking of costumes, we actually got a chance to dress up as a staff and y'all we posted some great photos on Facebook as well, and you...

...need to see our city manager, Brian Bunderberg dressed as a Jedi. It is definitely my favorite one in my opinion. But we want to hear from you. What is your favorite costume that you see on our page? Share with us via the comments on your favorite social media platform. In last, but not least, during the month of November, the City of Roulett Public Library patrons may donate non perishable food items to waive fines off their accounts. For each package of food donated, the library will take one dollar off patron finds. This only applies to fines for late materials and it does not apply to fees from lost or damage materials. Dang it, I could really have used that one, but collective items will be donated to local food pantries. Visit the Roulette Public Library in person or online or on their social media pages to learn more. In speaking of the library, We've got a little sneak peek because next week on the My Roulett podcast, we are hosting two of our favorite library folks here to talk about different things that you can do with your library car and y'all, this is gonna be such an informative conversation because...

...there's really more than five things that we talked about that you can do with your library card. So I'm super excited just empower you with this information and to go sign up for a library card. If you don't have one, well that's all I got for you this week, Roulette make sure you're subscribed to this podcast so you don't miss an episode, and if you wish to suggest a topic, guest, or have a question, please email us at podcast at roulette dot com or reach out online at Ralett dot com slash podcast. Have a great weekend and stay safe Roulette.

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