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Posted on: October 11, 2014

Sign up for rescheduled Haunted Camp Out

Call Parks and Recreation at 972-216-6260 to sign up for the rescheduled Haunted Camp Out.

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Posted on: October 6, 2014

Mesquite earns Gold Scenic City Certification

Mesquite has announced it is one of just 15 Texas cities to earn the prestigious Scenic City Certification in 2014. Mesquite was awarded Gold certification status.

Mesquite was recognized for its efforts with the protection of trees, a comprehensive sy...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2014

Proper Tree Planting and Care Workshop - November 15

The City of Mesquite and Keep Mesquite Beautiful, Inc. will begin their free Environmental Workshop series with Proper Tree Planting and Care on Saturday, November 15, from 9:30 – 11 a.m. at the Dr. Richard R. Russell Planetarium, 2501 Memorial Boulevard....Read on...

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Posted on: October 6, 2014

Mesquite Recycles Day - November 8

The Mesquite Recycles Day will be held on Saturday, November 8, 8 a.m. - noon at Poteet High School, 3300 Poteet Drive. This free service is provided to Mesquite residents. The following lwill be accepted: eye glasses, books, magazines, videos/DVD/CDs, u...Read on...

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Posted on: October 1, 2014

Mesquite named as a 2014 Playful City USA

The City of Mesquite has earned the national designation as a 2014 Playful City USA. Mesquite joins just 211 other cities in the United States to garner this recognition. Mesquite was honored for their innovation work to strengthen their community through...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2014

City Council evening meetings begin October 6

The City Council has decided to move its meetings from the afternoons to the evenings. Beginning with the October 6 meeting, the regular City Council meeting will begin at 7 p.m.

As a reminder, those who are unable to attend the City Council meetings m...Read on...

For City Council agendas, minutes and videos
Posted on: September 18, 2014

Mesquite announces Sick of Signs Week

The City of Mesquite will launch its annual Sick of Signs campaign September 22 - 25 in an effort to educate the community about local sign ordinances and codes. Mesquite’s Code Enforcement staff will actively seek to remove illegal signs from public area...Read on...

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Posted on: September 16, 2014

Mesquite Fire Department seeks applicants for Citizens Fire Academy

The Mesquite Fire Department will begin its annual Citizens Fire Academy on Thursday, September 25.

Class meets each Thursday for nine weeks. Students will have hands on experience with various procedures and equipment. The program culminates on Saturd...Read on...

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Posted on: September 30, 2014

Expanded transit services in Mesquite start October 1

The City of Mesquite reminds citizens that STAR Transit services begin October 1.

STAR Transit is a public transportation service. Anyone residing in their service area may ride STAR Transit. Destinations could include job locations, educational facil...Read on...

Learn more about STAR Transit and COMPASS
Posted on: August 29, 2014

Mesquite announces once per week outdoor watering beginning September 1

The City of Mesquite announces that beginning September 1, its water utility customers will be allowed to water outdoor landscaping once per week on a weekday of their choice. For more information on outdoor watering restrictions in Mesquite, visit www.ci...Read on...

Water Restriction Information
Posted on: August 15, 2014

Library Events

Edible Book Contest (Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Dr.) August 21: The Friends of the Mesquite Public Library once again present the “Edible Book Contest” at the Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive. Show us your creative side and enter a edible representation...Read on...

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Posted on: August 14, 2014

Mesquite to host public awareness meetings on new STAR Transit in September

The City of Mesquite is moving forward with a new transit service for all citizens. Beginning October 1, the Mesquite Transportation for the Elderly and Disabled (MTED) will convert into the new STAR Transit service.

STAR and the city have scheduled t...Read on...

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Posted on: August 11, 2014

City Council meeting agendas and minutes are available online

The minutes and agendas for City Council Meetings are available online. The public can also watch previous meetings with the video-on-demand feature.

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Posted on: July 7, 2014

Texas Confirms State’s First Chikungunya Case

Texas Department of State Health Services
NEWS RELEASE July 7, 2014

The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed the state’s first human case of chikungunya, a viral disease that can cause fever and severe joint pain and is spread t...Read on...

Posted on: July 15, 2014

Mesquite Golf Club to reopen August 5

Mesquite Golf Club has completed renovations and is set to re-open August 5. Tee times reservations are being taken by phone starting July 31 - call 972-270-7457. Renovations include three new holes, 18 sand bunkers and lush grass bunkers. The renovations...Read on...

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Posted on: June 10, 2014

Adoptathon 2014


Animal Services hosted a successful event to offer a variety of services including adoption, vaccination, pet micro-chipping and more.

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Posted on: May 1, 2014

Outdoor Water Restrictions

The City of Mesquite announced support of the North Texas Municipal Water District’s extended Stage 3 water restrictions. The restrictions in Mesquite include limited outdoor watering by residents and businesses to one weekday every two weeks. Mesquite i...Read on...

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Posted on: June 3, 2014

Mesquite Library launches online movie feature

The Mesquite Public Library System has recently added Freegal Movies and Television to its lineup of virtual services. With their library card number and PIN number, library patrons can stream three different videos each week from the Freegal collection....Read on...