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Posted on: October 30, 2014

Mesquite Public Library System announces holiday hours

Holiday hours for Mesquite Public Library System are:

Wednesday, November 26, Main 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., North Branch 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28, Both libraries are closed.Wednesday, December 24, Main 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.,...Read on...

Posted on: October 30, 2014

Animal Services offers Low-Cost Vaccination Clinic

Join the Mesquite Animal Shelter of November 8, from 1 - 5 p.m. at 1650 Gross Road for the Low-Cost Vaccination Clinic.

Most basic dog and cat vaccinations will be available. Microchipping is available while supplies last.

Only cash will be accepted...Read on...

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Posted on: October 30, 2014

Christmas in the Park

The City of Mesquite Parks and Recreation Department is proud to announce the 28th Annual Christmas in the Park.

The event will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday (December 4 - 6) at Westlake Park, 600 Gross Road. Kick-off festivities take place 6 -...Read on...

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Posted on: October 30, 2014

New water rates and billing system

In November 2014, the City of Mesquite will launch new tiered water rates and a new look for water bills sent to utility bill customers. The new rates are designed to encourage water conservation. Several new rate categories have replaced the previous fla...Read on...

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Posted on: October 29, 2014

HALLOWEEN -TRICK OR TREAT SAFETY TIPS

The following tips are offered by the Mesquite Police Department. If you follow these simple rules, you and your children should have a “Happy Halloween” this year. For more information on personal safety contact the Mesquite Police Department’s Crime Pre...Read on...

Posted on: October 29, 2014

KMB Compost & Rain Barrel sale ends October 31

Keep Mesquite Beautiful will be hosting an online Compost Bin & Rain Barrel pre-order sale. For more information on this event, contact K.M.B. at 972-329-8331.

Pre-order pickup is on Saturday, November 8, 8 a.m. - noon, in the front parking lot of ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 28, 2014

Mesquite Youth Move on to NFL Punt Pass & Kick State Competition

Four Mesquite participants in the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick sectional competition placed in the top four of the highest scores of all the sectionals in Texas and are advancing to the State competition to be held at AT&T Stadium the weekend of November...Read on...

Posted on: October 22, 2014

Volunteer Services seeks applicants for a paid, part-time position

The City of Mesquite’s Volunteer Services Division is seeking a part-time federally qualified work-study student to assist in volunteer program delivery. Work hours are flexible and may include up to 10 hours per week. All work hours must be completed du...Read on...

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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...

To register
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

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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...