Mesquite, TX – February 23, 2021 – The City of Mesquite is offering several resources and programs to assist residents after last week’s winter storm. First, bottled water is available to residents who are currently without water due to plumbing issues. The free water distribution is every day this week, Feb. 24 – 26 at 10 a.m. in the parking lot of Mesquite Municipal Court, 211 Municipal Way. The city will provide one free case of bottled water per household, per day while supplies last. The city asks that only those who are in most need of this free water attend this distribution activity and leave the opportunity to their neighbors who may currently be in extreme situations. For questions regarding recovery efforts, call the City of Mesquite Storm Recovery Hotline at 972-204-4888 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Feb. 23 - 26. Residents may also email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The City has also created an Emergency Home Repair Assistance Program to help income-eligible homeowners in Mesquite with emergency home repairs, including plumbing, electrical and HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) mechanical repairs. Homeowners can visit www.cityofmesquite.com/EmergencyHomeRepair to begin the application process or call the city’s Department of Community Services at 972-329-8332 for questions.
The Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Drive and the North Branch Library, 2600 Oates Drive are providing free access to public computers so individuals who sustained losses due to the storm can apply for federal assistance. Click here for instructions on how to start your recovery process. For more information, call the Main Library at 972-216-6220 or the North Branch Library at 972-681-0465.